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Registered Nurse, Oncology Outpatients (VID: 6505)

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Location: Palmerston North Hospital
Position Type: Nursing
Appointment Type: Permanent/Part-time
Close Date: 14/12/2022
​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.


Have it all with a great career and lifestyle....
at MidCentral!

(Scope of Practice: Registered Nurse)
Please note the job description consists of two parts. Click on the job description link for part one, and here for part two.

We are seeking applications for a 0.8 FTE nurse for the Regional Cancer Treatment Service to work in our Oncology Outpatients. This position will work across all areas within Oncology Outpatients and is Monday-Friday, between the hours of 0800-1630 as rostered for 8 hour shifts.
We invite you to join our Cancer Nursing team.
Cancer nursing in this setting is patient focussed, providing nursing care, education and support. The successful applicant will enhance the coordination, continuity and collaboration of the multi-disciplinary team within the Regional Cancer Treatment Service outpatient setting.
We look forward to receiving applications from enthusiastic nurses with a specialty interest in Oncology Outpatients and a proactive approach to patient management who are willing to engage in specialty specific, professional development opportunities. It is expected that you would have Level 3 PDRP or be willing to work towards this within a negotiated time frame.
There is an expectation over time, as defined within our orientation program that you will become specialty IV and chemotherapy certified – full support will be provided to achieve this.
This is an exciting opportunity to expand your nursing experience working amongst a diverse multidisciplinary team. Nurses with advanced patient assessment skills, excellent communication and computer knowledge, who enjoy working in a supportive, team environment are invited to apply. 
For further information, please contact Cara-Leigh Brooks, Associate Charge Nurse, Te Uru Mātai Matengau, Cancer Screening, Treatment and Support.

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 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

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