Applications will be reviewed as they are received and shortlisting may take place earlier than the closing date advertised.
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.
(Scope of Practice – Registered Nurse)
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The Older People’s Acute Assessment and Liaison (OPAL) Unit is seeking to employ motivated and enthusiastic registered nurses to join our team.
We offer timely, multi-faceted care in a specialist environment for older people.
OPAL provides holistic care to maintain or improve patient abilities and functional outcomes, reducing in-hospital complications and facilitating timely transfer back to the community.
As a Registered Nurse in the OPAL Unit you will assess patient care requirements then work with patients and their families to formulate a plan of care. You will then implement this plan while providing 24 hour support and evaluating progress, being the first contact for any of your patient’s concerns or queries.
Hours of work will be 64 per fortnight, working rotating shifts.
We welcome applications from registered nurses who meet the following essential criteria:
- At least twelve months experience as a registered nurse in an acute area of a NZ secondary or tertiary hospital, or
- Would consider six months recent experience in a MidCentral Health acute setting
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.
We are looking to fill this position as soon as possible so may withdraw the advert if the perfect candidate is found before the expiry date. Don’t delay applying if you think you’re the right fit to join the MidCentral team!
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.