Registered Nurse – Surgical Ward
- Permanent, 0.4 and 0.7 FTE opportunities available
- Experienced Surgical Nurses Required
Our Surgical Ward at Southland Hospital is looking for experienced Registered Nurse with a “can do”, positive attitude to join their multi-disciplinary team on a permanent part time basis. Our team is focused on patient centred care, so your kind nature and ability to adapt to rapidly changing clinical situations will ensure the patient journey is a smooth one. Recent surgical nursing experience and sound clinical skills are essential
About the Role
You will be responsible for providing a high standard of nursing care to all patients on the surgical ward, using knowledge based practise and a holistic nursing approach. Integral to these roles is the ability to initiate and accept responsibility and work autonomously when appropriate or necessary.
You’ll find yourself part of a friendly and professional team working in a modern hospital with first rate facilities on top of this you will have access to ongoing professional development and given the wide geographical area the hospital covers, there will be many opportunities for variety in your work.
What’s on Offer
The work on this ward is varied and interesting and you will have many opportunities to develop professionally. Capability development is a high priority for us – there is ample opportunity for professional development. Further, learning opportunities present themselves on the ward every day, proactive and engaged learners wanting to take full advantage of the opportunities in the environment will have plenty of opportunities to enhance their repertoire of skills. Our team are dedicated, professional and on hand to provide you with mentorship and support.
The successful applicants will need to have current surgical nursing experience, be able to demonstrate resilience, won’t mind putting in some hard work and be open and willing to up-skill as required. Of course you’ll also be a confident communicator with a friendly demeanour and someone who values patient centred care. In return you’ll gain great work experience in a multidisciplinary team and the opportunity to either showcase or develop your skills in a variety of surgical specialties.
- 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 Surgical experience is essential
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Please indicate in your covering letter whether you wish to be considered for a 0.4 or 0.7 FTE vacancy
Closing Date: Sunday 16 February 2020
Please note that we may begin shortlisting as we receive applications and could withdraw the advertising at any time. For further information please contact Jeanie Winter, Recruitment Advisor – Surgical Services & Radiology Directorate Phone: (03) 470 9571 or Email: Jeanie.email@example.com
Children’s Act 2014
Due to this position 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.