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Registered Nurse, Acute Mental Health Inpatient Unit (VID: 4607)

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Location: Palmerston North Hospital
Service: Acute Mental Health - Ward 21 Psychiatric
Position Type: Nursing
Appointment Type: Permanent/Negotiable
Close Date: 27/10/2019

Opportunities for You in the Manawatu!

  • Looking for a rewarding and diverse career in health?
  • Looking for a unique lifestyle?
Then consider joining the team at MidCentral District Health Board, Palmerston North in the Manawatu, New Zealand.
What makes us Unique?
  • We are big enough to count but small enough to care
  • We offer big city amenities with rural charm 
  • Our commuting times are minimal
  • Our cost of living is reasonable
  • We have great schools and tertiary education providers
  • We are close to beaches, rivers, mountains, the Capital city of NZ, wine growing regions…..
We have it all…..Want to join us?!
If you are a mental health registered nurse then this could be the opportunity you are waiting for.  
About You:
  • Mental health is your passiion
  • You have the physical attributes to support your scope of practice in this clinical setting
  • You have emotional resilience
  • You are a strong team player with good communication skills
  • You have the skill in decision making and time and stress management

Relevant Post Graduate Qualifications are desirable.

If you believe you have these attributes, skills and experience we welcome your application.
Monica Barnes, Charge Nurse, Acute Inpatient Mental Health welcomes any queries you may have.

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.

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

NZ national job portal - are you looking for a job in health?

Send a message to a patient at a MidCentral Health facility.

General information about Palmerston North Hospital.