Registered Nurse – Ward 4C, General Surgery/Urology
- Parental leave opportunity until 21 May 2021
- 0.8 FTE (32 hours per week)
Here at the Southern DHB, we are firmly committed to providing our patients with the highest level of care. 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 Role
Dunedin Hospital’s General Surgery Ward 4C is now accepting applications from Registered Nurses looking to join a hardworking and supportive team on a fixed term basis covering parental leave.
Strongly supported by a tight knit team under the careful direction of the Charge Nurse Manager, you will enjoy working in a unit that strives for excellence in clinical services and exemplifies the team-based model of care. Ward 4C is a 25 bed general surgical ward specialising in vascular, urology, plastics, breast and gynaecology and provides for both elective and acute surgical admissions.
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 applicant will need to have current surgical nursing experience, ideally in the specialities listed above, 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
Closing Date: Friday, 18 September 2020
For further information please contact Jeanie Winter, Recruitment Advisor – Surgical Services & Radiology Directorate Phone: (03) 470 9571 or Email: Jeanie.firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
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.