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Registered Nurse, District Nursing (VID: 5618)

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Position Type: Nursing
Appointment Type: Permanent/Part-time
Close Date: 9/05/2021
MidCentral District Health Board actively seeks Māori into our workforce to reflect the community we serve.
Have it all with a great career and lifestyle....
at MidCentral District Health Board! 
(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.
If you have:
  • Two year’s experience as a New Zealand registered or Nursing Council equivalent registered nurse
  • PDRP Level 3 (or working towards)
  • A current drivers license
  • Advanced practice skills in Wound care, Palliative care, or Intravenous therapy
  • A current practising certificate

………… we would welcome your application. 

The District Nursing Service is looking for a registered nurse to join their team based in the Tararua region. Hours of work are 36 hours (0.9FTE) working rostered shifts.

The service provides a wide range of specialised nursing care in the community care between 0700-2300hrs, seven days a week, from seven sites across MidCentral Health region. We are an enthusiastic team with a keen focus on the delivery of quality specialised nursing care in the community setting and are committed to quality and service improvement processes which are well established.
We require someone who is a team player, able to demonstrate excellent interpersonal communication skills and who are committed to the provision of quality nursing care in the community.
Applicants will need to have advanced skills and current knowledge in at least one of the following areas: Wound care, Palliative care, or Intravenous therapy. A current practising certificate and current driver's licence are also essential.
If you have these skills we would welcome your application.

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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General information about Palmerston North Hospital.