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Registered Nurse, Peritoneal Dialysis/Home Haemodialysis (VID: 4813)

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Location: Palmerston North Hospital
Service: Renal - Renal Dialysis Unit
Position Type: Nursing
Appointment Type: Permanent/Part-time
Close Date: 28/04/2019
Have it all with a great career and lifestyle....
at MidCentral District Health Board! 
(Scope of Practice – Registered Nurse)
The Renal Service at MidCentral DHB is looking to recruit a nurse with an interest in working with patients with chronic kidney disease to join our team in this busy and ever expanding area.
This is a part time position working 36 hours a week.
Working within a MDT you will provide support and education in the community to patients, as well as whanau/family of patients on peritoneal dialysis and home haemodialysis.
The successful applicant will work within the Peritoneal Dialysis and Home Haemodialysis Unit alongside the specialist nursing team, as part of the MidCentral DHB Renal Service.
You will have achieved or be working towards PDRP level 3.
Previous experience in renal and/or community nursing will be an advantage, however full training will be provided to the successful applicant.
To be considered for this role you will need to have:
  • At least two years recent medical/surgical experience as a New Zealand registered nurse or Nursing Council equivalent registered nurse in an acute secondary facility


  • At least two years post registration experience with at least one year in dialysis in an equivalent secondary care facility outside of New Zealand AND completion of the CAP training
If you have knowledge of the process of kidney disease and treatment options, and an understanding of the implications of caring for patients with a chronic illness we would love to hear from you.

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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