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Registered Nurse, Renal Service (VID: 5628)

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Location: Palmerston North Hospital
Service: Renal - Renal Dialysis Unit
Position Type: Nursing
Appointment Type: Permanent/Part-time
Close Date: 16/05/2021

​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.
(Scope of Practice – Registered Nurse)
If you have
  • At least two years medical /surgical experience as a New Zealand registered nurse or Nursing Council equivalent registered nurse in an acute secondary facility
  • At least two years post registration experience with at least one year in Haemodialysis in an equivalent secondary care facility outside of New Zealand AND completion of the CAP training 


  • Have a knowledge of the process of kidney disease and treatment options and an understanding of the implications of caring for patients with chronic illnesses
 we would welcome your application to come and join our dynamic team.
The successful applicant will initially work in the haemodialysis unit in the hospital and when assessed as competent will also be rostered to the satellite unit in Horowhenua Health Centre as required.  The applicant will also have the opportunity to work within the Peritoneal Dialysis unit as the service develops into the future.
You will have achieved or be working towards PDRP Level 3.
Previous experience will be an advantage, but full training will be provided to the suitable applicant.
Hours of work will be 64 hours a fortnight (0.8FTE).
Working shifts will be rostered Monday to Saturday as follows:
0700 – 1530
1200 – 2030
1330 – 2200
The unit provides a 24 hour on call service and all staff will be included once assessed as competent. 
Informal visits are welcomed, please contact:
Yan Li, Charge Nurse Hemodialysis Unit, Palmerston North Hospital
Tel:(06) 350 8057

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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