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Position Title: Registered Nurse – Ward 9b (Adult Intensive and Acute Care Adult Mental Health Inpatient Unit)
Location: Otago
FTE (Hours): 1.0FTE (40 hours per week)
Date Posted: 31/01/2019
Application Closing Date: 17/02/2019 11PM
Job #: 057849b
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Registered Nurse – Ward 9b (Adult Intensive and Acute Care Adult Mental Health Inpatient Unit)

Wakari Hospital, Dunedin

  • Permanent, full-time position (40 hours per week) or part-time (negotiable)
  • Dunedin – safe, family friendly with excellent schooling options

 

About the Southern DHB

Southern District Health Board (Southern DHB) exists to support everyone across our district to live well, and access the right care when they need it, by delivering high quality, patient-centred and equitable health services to our diverse communities.

 

We are responsible for planning, funding and providing health and disability services to a population of over 315,000 located South of the Waitaki River. Our catchment area encompasses Invercargill City, Queenstown - Lakes District, Gore, rural Southland, Clutha, Central Otago, Maniototo, Waitaki District and Dunedin City. This means Southern DHB serves the largest geographic region of all New Zealand's health boards.

 

Location

At the very top of the list of reasons to join us at Southern DHB is the lifestyle that the Southern region offers.  We’re home to the most beautiful landscapes in NZ, if it’s the great outdoors that presses your buttons; and we’re within easy reach of the likes of Queenstown if its adrenalin you seek.  It’s all here - the opportunity to create a fantastic work/life balance is waiting for you.  The Southern DHB region offers the benefits of excellent amenities, schooling, housing, great food and wine, and a variety of climates and locations, from coastal to mountain.

 

About the team

Here in the Adult Intensive and Acute Care Adult Mental Health Inpatient Unit at Wakari Hospital, Dunedin, we’re looking for a Registered Nurse with relevant mental health nursing experience (preferably in an acute mental health setting) to join our team.  

 

An opportunity exists for a Registered Nurse with relevant mental health nursing experience (preferably in an acute mental health setting) to join our expert multidisciplinary clinical team on Ward 9b, the majority of consumers present with serious complex mental health issues.

 

About You

We are particularly interested in hearing from registered Nurses who are dynamic and innovative and wish to join a service that is committed to high standards of practice that supports on-going professional development.   This is a challenging yet rewarding opportunity to become part of a group of staff that really do work as a team, in the adult inpatient mental health service.

 

All employees of the Southern District Health Board working with in Mental Health Addiction and Intellectual Disability Services are expected to demonstrate a commitment to “The Seven Real Skills” (Te Pou Workforce Development, see www.tepou.co.nz/letsgetreal).

 

Please note that we are only able to consider your application if you:

  • are currently Registered with the New Zealand Nursing Council and have a current APC
  • hold a scope of practice that allows you to work in Mental Health
  • have current eligibility (citizenship, residency or work visa) to live and work in New Zealand

Closing Date: Sunday 17 February, 2019

 

For further information please contact Caroline Godfrey, Recruitment Advisor – Mental Health,

Phone (03) 214 5769 or Email caroline.godfrey@southerndhb.govt.nz

 

To Apply: We only accept online applications.  Please apply via our website: www.southerndhb.govt.nz/careers/

 
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