Registered Nurse / Dialysis Clinical Physiologist
Renal Dialysis Service / Nephrology
- 0.8 FTE Part time opportunity
- Fixed term until 13 September 2019
The Dunedin Dialysis Service is looking for an experienced, enthusiastic and motivated Registered Nurse or Clinical Physiologist, endorsed in Renal, to join them on a fixed-term basis.
The Dialysis Service supports patient on Renal Replacement Therapy (Dialysis) from Waitaki to the Bluff and Central Otago and encompasses Acute and Home Haemodialysis, Peritoneal Dialysis, and Plasma Exchange. The unit’s main focus is to provide home based training, support in peritoneal and haemodialysis, as well as supervision and support for community based Enrolled Nurses in Dunedin and Invercargill.
If you are a registered health professional, who fits the above criteria, one who is experienced in renal replacement therapies or, one who is looking for a CHANGE, then this challenging, varied and busy role may be just right for you. As a member of a multidisciplinary team you will actively contribute to supporting the patient, their family / whanau through their entire dialysis journey.
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are paramount as the education of patients and their families with regards to their care and condition management, the teaching of staff and liaising with the members of the wider team - in the hospital and the community - are fundamental aspects of this role.
To be successful in this role you will have the ability to work in a high output area as a team player, be flexible and proactive; one who demonstrates initiative and has the ability to practice autonomously as well as collaboratively. You will have demonstrated experience in quality processes with a commitment to continued professional development and best practice. Also proven computer / technological literacy skills are essential.
The rostered hours of work are presently Monday to Saturday in the dialysis unit or in the community setting. Note that this service, for the betterment of patients receiving care, is one that is continually developing and the model of care is subject to change. A full clean driver’s licence is also a must!
Closing Date: Friday,19 April 2019
For further information please contact Karen Cope, Recruitment Advisor – Medical Directorate, Phone (03) 470 9605 or Email:Karen.firstname.lastname@example.org