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Registered Nurse, PACU, Peri-operative (VID: 6407)

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Location: Palmerston North Hospital
Service: Peri-Operative Service
Position Type: Nursing
Appointment Type: Permanent/Part-time
Close Date: 21/08/2022
Applications will be reviewed as they are received and shortlisting may take place earlier than the closing date advertised.
 
REGISTERED NURSES –
Have it all with a great career and lifestyle … with us!
 
(Scope of Practice – Registered Nurse)
 
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.
 
PACU at Palmerston North Hospital is looking for nurses who can work well in a team, have excellent clinical skills and a positive attitude.
 
PACU is an acute area that looks after multiple surgical specialities in all age groups post-surgery. Working here you will advance your sills in airway management, comprehensive assessment, advanced pain management and critical care.
 
Either medical or surgical background is suitable given you have the right mind-set for the job and the passion to advance your nursing career in an exciting direction.
 
Orientation is comprehensive (adjusted depending on background),
Shifts are rostered and rotating to include nights.
 
Essential requirements include:
• Current Annual Practicing Certificate
• Two years acute nursing experience
• Ability to work autonomously
• Excellent communication skills with a positive attitude
• Ability to be flexible and prioritise
• Work well within a multi-disciplinary team

Desirable requirements:
• Experience in a PACU setting with airway management skills
• 3 years’ acute surgical experience
• Advance IV Certifications
• Proficient PDRP
• CORE Advanced
 
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!
 

Contact Ben Duff, Charge Nurse for more information.

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 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. To find out more information about the Children Act 2014 click here.

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
vacancy@midcentraldhb.govt.nz

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