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Registered Nurse, Ward 24/Orthopaedics (VID: 6210)

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Location: Palmerston North Hospital
Service: Orthopaedics - Ward 24 Orthopaedic
Position Type: Nursing
Appointment Type: Permanent/Part-time
Close Date: 3/07/2022
To comply with the current Health Order MidCentral DHB 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 District Health Board actively seeks Māori into our workforce to reflect the community we serve.

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(Scope of Practice – Registered Nurse)

Please note the job description consists of two parts. Click on the job description link for part two, and here for part one.
Ward 24/Orthopaedics is seeking to employ a highly motivated, enthusiastic registered nurse to join the team.
Hours of work will be 64 hours a fortnight (0.8FTE) rostered, rotating shifts.
The role is challenging, varied and offers an opportunity to join an enthusiastic, progressive nursing team who pride themselves on providing quality nursing care to patients/families.
We welcome applications from registered nurses with a current practising certificate, recent surgical experience and a commitment to the provision of excellent patient care. Current PDRP Level 2 (or working toward Level 3) is desirable.
Key responsibilities are outlined in the job descriptions and person specifications.
Surgical services inpatient wards provide acute/elective services for patients of varying ages and a variety of surgical conditions.
If you would like to work in a supportive team environment and believe you have the appropriate skills and experience, then we look forward to hearing 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 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.

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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