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Nurse Practitioner, Emergency Department (VID: 6396)

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Location: Palmerston North Hospital
Service: Emergency - Emergency
Position Type: Nursing
Appointment Type: Permanent/Negotiable
Close Date: 21/08/2022
Te Whatu Ora, Health New Zealand Te Pae Hauora o Ruahine o Tararua MidCentral (MidCentral) provides healthcare services to over 180,000 people across the Manawatu, Horowhenua and Tararua regions.  With a large hospital campus at Palmerston North, the health care provider also provides key health care and support services to neighbouring communities.
 
To comply with the current Health Order, MidCentral requires ALL its employees to be fully vaccinated (and boosted as applicable) against COVID-19. We will not accept applications that do not meet this criteria.
 
MidCentral actively seeks Māori into our workforce to reflect the community we serve.
 
A nurse practitioner is an expert practitioner, providing independent advanced clinical nursing expertise for patients and their families / whanau who present to the Emergency Department. 
 
The Department is looking for a nurse practitioner who has a minimum of two years’ experience in the role.  Applicants will have the expertise to assist, direct and support the care of patients across all areas of emergency medical care, role modelling expert clinical skills, promoting best practice, facilitating interdisciplinary collaboration and providing education. 
 
Successful applicants will be required to demonstrate their leadership skills to ensure the growth of this service.  This will incorporate the key role in maintenance and support of a professional career pathway that facilitates and supports the transition for Clinical Nurse Specialists to safely advance to the Nurse Practitioner scope of practice.
 
This role will require the post holder to be enthusiastic, have sound clinical knowledge and skills.  The ability to work weekends and evenings is essential.
 
Hours of work will be 40 a week (can be negotiated with the successful applicant) working rostered duties.
 
MidCentral 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. More information about the Vulnerable Children Act 2014 is available from the Ministry of Vulnerable Children website. 

Te Whatu Ora, Health New Zealand Te Pae Hauora o Ruahine o Tararua MidCentral (MidCentral) provides healthcare services to over 180,000 people across the Manawatū, Horowhenua and Tararua regions. With a large hospital campus at Palmerston North, it also provides key health care and support services to neighbouring communities.

 

For further information:
Human Resources
Private Bag 11036
Manawatu Mail Centre
Palmerston North 4442
vacancy@midcentraldhb.govt.nz

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