Registered Nurse – Ward 7C Cardiology/Nephrology
- Part-time opportunity 0.9FTE (36 hours per week)
- Permanent vacancy
Our highly motivated team in 7C is looking for an experienced Registered Nurse to join them on a permanent, part-time basis.
About the Team/Service
Ward 7c is a 16 bed Cardiology / Renal ward accepting Acute and Chronic Cardiology patients, and Acute and Chronic Haemodialysis / Peritoneal Dialysis patients from Waitaki to the Bluff. The ward works closely with the Renal and the Coronary Care Unit, it also has a 6 bed Day Unit attached which accepts both Renal Cardiology Respiratory patients for elective procedures.
About the Role – what’s in it for me?
The successful applicant will have the full support of the Charge Nurse Manager, Cardiology Nurse Educator and Renal Nurse Educator, and a comprehensive orientation will be given.
To be successful you will have the proven ability to work in a high output area, be highly organised and have a systematic approach to your work. You must be a team player comfortable with working alongside all members of the multidisciplinary team, able to use your initiative with ease and have the ability and confidence to practice both autonomously and collaboratively without direct supervision. You will also demonstrate a strong commitment to quality processes; and to best practice.
We’re looking for a nurse who is 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
About 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.
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, 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.
Closing Date: Sunday, 7 March 2021
Please note we may begin shortlisting as we receive applications and if necessary withdraw the advertising at any time. If you are interested in this position, please do not delay! For further information, please contact Karen Cope, Recruitment Advisor – Medical Directorate. Phone: (03) 470 9605 or Email: Karen.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.
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.