We are seeking a highly motivated registered nurse to join our friendly team in Dunedin Hospital on a permanent, part-time basis.
About the service
The Oncology / Haematology Service is a busy, challenging and rewarding place to work, and comprises of the acute Oncology / Haematology in-patient ward, the Oncology Day Unit and the Outpatient Clinics and Radiation Therapy treatment areas.
About the role - what's in it for me?
This ward-based position involves the care of medical oncology, radiation oncology and haematology patients receiving chemotherapy, supportive or radiation therapy. Some of the key nursing tasks are: comprehensive patient assessment; administration of chemotherapy and associated supportive therapies or procedures; symptom control and management; patient education; and psychosocial assessment and support.
We're looking for someone who is... experienced and organised, friendly and calm, able to work independently and at the same time genuinely interested in the best outcome for both patient and team. Must have current registration with the New Zealand Nursing Council and a current APC, with the right to work in New Zealand Demonstrated ability to work both autonomously and collaboratively with other professionals Excellent time management, interpersonal and organisational skills The ability to be adaptable, flexible and solution focused Previous acute Oncology / Haematology experience is preferable, and you must have at least one years experience as a Registered Nurse
If this sounds like the opportunity you have been waiting for, apply today! And tell us in your covering letter what skills you will bring to our service.
About Southern DHB
Southern DHB has the largest regional coverage of all the New Zealand health boards, providing services to 350,000 people in diverse communities across a huge geographical area. We take pride in all the services we provide and our aim is to improve, promote and protect the health of our region. We believe that our dedicated and passionate staff are a significant driving force behind the achievement of these standards, and we need more like-minded people to help us continue providing for our community.
Now is a great time to relocate to Southern if you were considering a move. The Southern district offers the benefits of excellent amenities, first class primary through to tertiary education, affordable housing and outstanding recreational opportunities. Whether it is surfing, kayaking or sailing; skiing, hunting or fishing; theatre, live-music or art - there's literally something for everyone. Why don't you check out https://southernhealthcareers.nz/ for what the region - and we - can offer you and your whanau.
Closing date: Tuesday, 8 December 2020.
Please note we may begin shortlisting as we receive applications and if necessary, withdraw the advertising at any time. If you are interested in this position, please do not delay!
For further information, please contact Karen Cope, Recruitment Advisor - Medical Directorate. Phone: (03) 470 9605 or Email: [email protected]
Children's Act 2014
Due to this position potentially having contact with children, and the SDHB's commitment to child protection, you will be subject to 'safety checks' under the Children's Act at the time of hire and thereafter as per the relevant legislation.
Pre-Employment Occupational Health Assessment
In the interests of protecting our people and our patients, all appointments will be subject to an Occupational Health Assessment to confirm suitability and fitness to work in the role you are being considered for.
We only accept online applications. Please apply via our website: www.southerndhb.govt.nz/careers/
Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa Dunedin New Zealand