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Position Title: Registered Nurse - Sexual Health
Location: Otago
FTE (Hours): 0.4 FTE / 16 hours per week
Date Posted: 18/11/2020
Application Closing Date: 22/11/2020 11PM
Job #: 064468
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Registered Nurse – Sexual Health

  • Permanent part time, 0.4FTE

Our Sexual Health Service has a permanent vacancy for an enthusiastic Registered Nurse looking to join a close knit team.

You will be interested in advancing your nursing practice specific to sexual, reproductive and youth health. You will be interested in pursuing post graduate education and advancing your scope of practice to include prescribing. This position will best suit someone with a good sense of humour, and a high level of resilience. You will have the confidence to discuss all options relating to pregnancy and contraception. 

You must be willing and able to actively participate in the after-hours sexual assault assessment and treatment care roster. 

You will have experience in assessment, planning, delivery, and evaluation of safe and appropriate patient centred nursing.  As a self-motivated and professional Nurse, you will have strong time management and organisational skills, and be adept at using computer systems. You will be able to work independently, problem solve and use your initiative.

Ideally, you will bring to this role previous experience working in sexual health and/or youth health and have completed MEDSAC training. It is essential that you have excellent communication skills and the ability to support education of colleagues.

Closing Date: Sunday, 22 November 2020

For further information please contact Jan Strachan, Recruitment Advisor – Strategy, Primary and Community Directorate, Phone (03) 214 5770 or Email: 

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.

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