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Position Title: Registered Nurse – Acute Psychiatry
Location: Otago
FTE (Hours): 0.8 FTE / 32 hours per week
Date Posted: 03/05/2019
Application Closing Date: 19/05/2019 11PM
Job #: 058608
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Description  

Registered Nurse – Ward 9c (Acute Psychiatry)
Wakari Hospital (Dunedin)

  • Permanent, 0.8 FTE (32 Hours per week)

About the Team 
Ward 9C is a busy open 16 bed inpatient facility comprising of 2 funded youth beds, with a dedicated staff. The service caters to clients that have been assessed as requiring a period of increased assessment, investigations and / or interventions and have been admitted via community teams or the Emergency Psychiatric Service, and cover of all the major psychiatric diagnoses.

About You / About the Role
Are you a Registered Nurse with recent Mental Health Nursing experience looking for a new, permanent opportunity?  As a Registered Nurse in Ward 9c you will provide care for patients with the full range of general adult mental health disorders, including youth, mothers and babies, and eating disorders. We seek an enthusiastic experienced Registered Nurse to join our team on a permanent, part time basis working rostered shifts.

We are particularly interested in hearing from applicants who are dynamic, innovative and wish to join a service that is committed to high standards of practice and supports ongoing professional development.  

We are keen to place a motivated nurse who wants to make a difference and will join us in facilitating our group programme as well as working in partnership with individuals. The role is busy and diverse and will require someone who has a good general mental health background with experience in the acute mental health sector.

If this sounds like you, then apply now!

The Location
The Southern district offers the benefits of excellent amenities, first class primary through to tertiary education, affordable housing and outstanding recreational opportunities. Whether it 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.

Candidates must be New Zealand Registered Nurses, and hold a current APC as well as a scope of practice that enables you to work in Mental Health.  

Closing Date: Sunday 19 May, 2019

For further information please contact Caroline Godfrey, Recruitment Advisor – Mental Health, Phone (03) 214 5769 or Email caroline.godfrey@southerndhb.govt.nz

 
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