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Associate Charge Nurse, District Nursing Service (VID: 5295)

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Location: Palmerston North Hospital
Service: Palmerston North Hospital
Position Type: Nursing
Appointment Type: Permanent/Part-time
Close Date: 23/08/2020
Have it all with a great career and lifestyle....
at MidCentral District Health Board!
(Scope of Practice - Registered Nurse) 
The service provides a wide range of specialised nursing care in the community, 16 hours a day seven days a week, from seven sites across MDHB region.  This is a key clinical leadership role as a part of the senior leadership team for the district nursing service. We are looking for a nurse committed to supporting very busy clinical teams while embracing a new model of service delivery to the people of our communities.
Hours of work of work are 32 hours a week working rostered shifts.
Essential criteria for the position will include:
  • Registered Nurse with no restrictions
  • Current New Zealand Annual Practicing Certificate
  • Completed or working towards Post Graduate Diploma
  • Minimum of three years of recent clinical experience in nursing roles relevant to the position
  • Working towards Expert Level (4) Professional Development Recognition Programme (PDRP) Portfolio
  • Maintained currency of Te Tiriti O Waitangi as per organisational requirements
  • Computer literacy
If you would like to discuss this opportunity you are welcome to contact Mandy Bevan, Charge Nurse.
District Health Board is committed to ensuring that children and young people are safe from abuse and harm. As part of our commitment to children and young people, and in line with the Vulnerable Children Act 2014, appointment to positions that involve regular or overnight contact with children will include worker safety checks. These checks are in addition to the requirement to have a satisfactory police clearance. Further information will be provided to shortlisted candidates. To find out more information about the Vulnerable Children Act 2014 click here

MidCentral District Health Board employs more than 2500 staff at Manawatu, Palmerston North, Tararua and Horowhenua and Otaki districts.
Palmerston North Hospital is a 350 bed secondary hospital, which services an urban population of 80,000 and a total population catchment of 168,000. In addition, the hospital is a teaching hospital, and is associated with both Auckland and Otago medical schools.
Palmerston North is a major university city and is at the hub of key routes to the central North Island ski fields, and river adventures. Wellington the capital city, is only a two hour journey by road, as are the wine growing regions of Hawke's Bay and Wairarapa.


For further information:
Human Resources
Private Bag 11036
Manawatu Mail Centre
Palmerston North 4442

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