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Registered Nurse or Enrolled Nurse, STAR 4 Horowhenua Health Centre (VID: 6622)

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Location: Horowhenua Health Centre
Service: Horowhenua Hospital - Star Ward Horowhenua
Position Type: Nursing
Appointment Type: Permanent/Part-time
Close Date: 7/05/2023
​As applications are received they will be reviewed and shortlisting may take place earlier than the advertised closing date.
MidCentral requires ALL its employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (including the first booster vaccination). We will not accept applications that do not meet this criteria.
MidCentral actively seeks Māori into our workforce to reflect the community we serve. We strive to be a place where people love to work and learn. We aim to develop a diverse team that reflects the communities that we serve and we welcome people of all ethnicities, genders, sexual orientations, religious and political beliefs, socio-economic situations and accessibility needs.


We are looking for Registered Nurses or Enrolled Nurses to join the team at STAR 4 Horowhenua Health Centre based in Levin, 45 minutes away from Palmerston North Hospital.
Hours of work are part time working rostered shifts.
At STAR 4 our values are simple: To put our patients first by working as one team, leading and listening, and striving for the best. We are committed to delivering the safest possible patient care; the best possible experience for patients and making the very best use of the resources we have. We are looking for a compassionate, enthusiastic and caring nurse, who is reliable and flexible to join our team. If you have good interpersonal and organisational skills, enjoy a challenge and have a passion to deliver a high standard of patient care, then this is the opportunity for you!
STAR 4 is a 20 bed rehabilitation ward for patients 16 years and over in the Horowhenua Health Centre, Levin, although most patients are over 65 years old.  It is part of the MidCentral DHB Healthy Ageing and Rehabilitation (HAR) Cluster based in Palmerston North and has links to the Community Elder Health Team. STAR 4 cares for a multitude of health consumers including palliative and end of life.
If you have a current practising certificate and a commitment to the provision of excellent patient care, then we look forward to hearing from you. 
Essential requirements include:
  • A current Annual Practicing Certificate
  • Meeting the requirements of the NZ Nursing Council to practice
  • The ability to adapt easily in a changing environment
  • The ability to be flexible and prioritise
  • The ability to work effectively within a team
  • Excellent communication and assessment skills
  • The ability to function independently within the scope of practice
  • A high degree of physical capacity

For part one of the RN JD please click here.

For part one of the EN JD please click here.

MidCentral 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 Childrens 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 Childrens Act 2014 is available from the Ministry for Children (Oranga Tamariki) website.

Te Pae Hauora o Ruahine o Tararua MidCentral (MidCentral) is part of Te Whatu Ora, Health New Zealand and provides healthcare services to over 180,000 people across the Manawatū, Horowhenua and Tararua regions. With a large hospital campus in 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

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