Registered Nurse, ENT Outpatient Clinic
- Permanent, 0.8FTE
- 4 days per week (ideally M, Tu, Th, F)
Here at the Southern DHB, we are firmly committed to providing our patients with the highest level of care. 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.
About the role
The Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT) Outpatient Department is looking for a dynamic Registered Nurse who has a desire to work in this exciting specialty – registered nursing roles in this department don’t come up often, you don’t want to miss this opportunity!
The ENT Outpatient Department is a busy, challenging and rewarding place to work. As a clinic nurse, you’ll work as a member of the multidisciplinary team with a primary focus to provide excellent patient care.
Some of your tasks will include:
- Post-surgical wound care; head and neck wound management
- Pre-admission assessment
- Laryngectomy patient speech prosthesis changes
- Tracheostomy advice and support
- Infection control
- Otoscopy and ear cleaning with a microscope
- Assisting in minor procedures such as lesion removal, Epistaxis control and biopsies.
Ideally you will have had some exposure to ENT before, but that is not essential for the right candidate as we will provide the guidance needed to succeed in the role. You will be motivated, flexible and ambitious with exceptional communication skills and the ability to learn, develop and practice new clinical skills. An ability to work within a close team environment is paramount.
If you believe you have the passion and drive to learn new skills and see your future career progressing in the ENT field please do not hesitate to contact us.
New Zealand registration and current eligibility to work and live in New Zealand is essential.
About the Southern District
The Southern district offers the benefits of excellent amenities, first class primary through to tertiary education, affordable housing 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: 17 January 2021