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Registered Nurse, Maternity (VID: 5619)

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Location: Palmerston North Hospital
Position Type: Nursing
Appointment Type: Permanent/Negotiable
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!
Please note the job description consists of two parts. Click on the job description link for part two, and here for part one.
We are seeking applications from experienced registered nurses who are interested in providing postnatal nursing care in the maternity setting and in the Delivery Suite as part of the wider multidisciplinary team.
Due to a national and local midwifery shortage it has become important to prioritise midwives to antenatal, labour, and birth care. We are seeking Registered Nurses with demonstrated clinical skill in an acute environment to work flexibly in Hine te iwaiwa (Birthing Suite) and to assist clinically in the wider maternity environment. Current or recent experience in emergency response, recognition and escalation of deteriorating patient, sepsis, complex medications, diabetes management, resuscitation, and cannulation will be required.  Neonatal care and breastfeeding skills would be an advantage.  Maternity specific skills, knowledge and training will be provided to you by the Midwife Educator.
Hours available 0.6FTE - 1.0FTE. We would also welcome applications from registered nurses who are keen to work casual hours.
If you have these skills and would relish a new challenge we would like 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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