Registered Nurses – Emergency Department
- 2 exciting part-time vacancies available!
- Permanent appointment 0.5FTE (20 hours per week) AND/OR
- Fixed-term appointment 0.3FTE (12 hours per week) until 2 February 2020
Are you looking for a new challenge? Southern District Health Board has an exciting opportunity for you to make your mark. We are seeking highly motivated and experienced Registered Nurses to join our friendly team at Dunedin Hospital.
About the 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.
About the Service
The ED includes a triage area, a rapid assessment area, dedicated resuscitation areas, acute, sub-acute and paediatric cubicles. It carries out all acute cares, including full patient resuscitation facilities, management of trauma, fractures, injuries and so much more.
About the Role – what’s in it for me?
Opportunities exist for nurses wanting to develop their skills in this area of nursing including: a comprehensive orientation programme; on-going development in emergency nursing skills e.g. Trauma Nursing Core Course, Triage Course, and Advanced Life Support. This is certainly a dynamic and interesting area to work. It goes without saying that an opportunity such as this lends itself to enhancing professional development and a well-rounded skill set.
We’re looking for nurses who are 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.
To succeed in this role you will need to 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 experience in an acute setting would be an advantage
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. Check out https://southernhealthcareers.nz/ for what the region and we can offer you and your whanau.
If this sounds like the opportunity you have been waiting for then apply today, and please specify in your covering letter which vacancy you are interested in, or if you are considering both of these opportunities as a split permanent/fixed-term 0.8FTE appointment.
Closing Date: Thursday, 20 June 2019
Please note that we may begin shortlisting as we receive applications and could withdraw the advertising at any time. For further information please contact Karen Cope, Recruitment Advisor – Medical Directorate. Phone: (03) 470 9605 or Email: Karen.firstname.lastname@example.org