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Registered Nurse, Emergency Department (VID: 4840)

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Location: Palmerston North Hospital
Service: Emergency - Emergency
Position Type: Nursing
Appointment Type: Temporary/Negotiable
Close Date: 26/05/2019
Have it all with a great career and lifestyle....
at MidCentral District Health Board!
(Scope of Practice – Registered Nurse)

You’ll never have a dull day in the Emergency Department!
ED nursing uses all your skills and provides daily learning opportunities. If you are a team player, keep up-to-date with clinical practice, like to work hard, and enjoy a challenge, then apply to join the ED team. 
We are seeking registered nurses who meet the criteria as set out below, to join the team in delivering high quality emergency nursing care to patients in the ED and ED Observation Area.  
Essential criteria:
  • 12+ months experience as a Registered Nurse in an acute area of a NZ secondary or tertiary hospital


  • Would consider six months recent experience in a MidCentral Health acute setting.
  • One year or more previous Emergency Department experience within the last five years
  • PDRP Level 3
  • CORE Level 6
  • Nationally recognised Emergency Nursing courses (Triage, TNCC, APLS etc) 
We currently have various positions available, working rotating shifts. Therefore actual hours will be negotiated with the successful applicant/s.  

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

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