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Registered Nurse, STAR 1 (VID:4812)

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Location: Palmerston North Hospital
Service: Mental Health Services
Position Type: Nursing
Appointment Type: Permanent/Part-time
Close Date: 5/05/2019
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at MidCentral District Health Board!

(Scope of Practice: Registered Nurse)  
The Older Adult Mental Health Service (OAMHS) STAR 1 Inpatient Ward and High Needs Unit is seeking to employ either a Level 2-3 Registered Nurse with preference towards experience in psychiatry/psychogeriatric and medical/ rehabilitation. 
As well as demonstrating that you have an affinity for psychogeriatric nursing this team values a team player who is able to demonstrate interpersonal communication skills and a commitment for ongoing quality nursing care in assessment and evaluation skills. 
This is a permanent, part time position (36 hours a week), working rostered, rotating shifts including nights.
There is an expectation that the successful applicant will commit to undertake a post graduate certificate in mental health if this has not already been achieved.
The position involves ongoing professional opportunities and will be working with a supportive team environment that includes working alongside a multi-disciplinary 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. 

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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