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Registered Nurse, Ward 29 & Integrated Operations Centre (VID: 4960)

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Location: Palmerston North Hospital
Service: General Surgery - Ward 29 Surgical
Position Type: Nursing
Appointment Type: Permanent/Negotiable
Close Date: 22/09/2019
Have it all with a great career and lifestyle....
at MidCentral District Health Board!
(Scope of Practice – Registered Nurse)
Essential criteria:
  •  At least twelve months experience as a registered nurse in an acute area of a NZ secondary or tertiary hospital
  • Would consider six months recent experience in a MidCentral Health acute setting.
Ward 29 provides acute/elective services for patients of varying ages with a focus on colorectal and vascular surgery. 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.
Initial appointments will be in Ward 29 for a period of six months. After this time staff will transfer to the Staff Bureau/Integrated Operations Centre (IOC).
You must have a current practising certificate, and a commitment to the provision of excellent patient care.  A current PDRP Level 2 (or working toward Level 3) is also desirable. 
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. To find out more information about the Vulnerable 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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