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Registered Nurse, Tissue Viability (VID: 6670) Palmerston North

MidCentral District Health Board

MidCentral District Health Board Palmerston North New Zealand

3 months ago

Location: Palmerston North Hospital Service: Palmerston North Hospital Position Type: Nursing Appointment Type: Permanent/Part-time Close Date: 12/03/2023
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Have it all with a great career and lifestyle....

at MidCentral District Health Board!

(Scope of Practice - Registered Nurse)

MidCentral requires ALL its employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (including the first booster vaccination). We will not accept applications that do not meet this criteria.

MidCentral District Health Board advocates for affirmative action and actively seeks Māori into our workforce to reflect the community we serve.

Please note the job description consists of two parts. Click on the job description link for part two, and here for part one.

We have an exciting opportunity for a Registered Nurse with experience in wound care to join our Tissue Viability (Wound) Service at MidCentral.

As a Registered Nurse Tissue... Viability, you will work within the specialty in conjunction with the CNS Tissue Viability and team to ensure that nursing care and advice is provided to a high standard. This role extends between hospital and community and will provide you with the opportunity to develop skills to ensure excellent patient-centred care is provided.

The successful candidate will have the following key attributes:
• Registered Nurse with current annual practising certificate
• Two years post registration experience
• Advanced skills and current knowledge in wound care
• Professional portfolio at level 3 (or working toward)
• Ability to work in a small team and wider multi-disciplinary team
• Ability to work autonomously
• Excellent communication skills with a positive attitude
• Ability to be flexible and prioritise
• Current NZ Driver Licence

Desirable requirements:
• Experience in the hospital and community
• Post graduate education focusing on wound care or related topics

The position is 0.5 FTE permanent, Monday to Friday.

For any enquiries about this role, please contact Desley Johnson 027 2422 753.

MidCentral 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 Childrens 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 Childrens Act 2014 is available from the Ministry for Children (Oranga Tamariki) website.

General Information

Te Whatu Ora Health NZ - MidCentral 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
Palmerston North New Zealand

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