Opportunity Offered: Paid Work

District Nurse - Paeroa
Hauraki Thames Coromandel Community Services
20 hours per week

We are seeking a registered nurse to join the Hauraki Thames Coromandel District Nursing team primarily based in Paeroa. You will be required to work in other bases around the peninsula, and the primary location may change. We provide services 7 days a week 8am - 4.30pm and can include on call after hours when required. This role is not suitable for a new graduate nurse

Rural District Nursing offers a challenging and complex nursing role within the community. A District Nurse is required to be multi-skilled; with excellent assessment and communication skills. We work with many other health providers within the Community setting and relationship building is an essential part of our service.

District Nursing provides a wide variety of care including long-term medical conditions, home-based palliative and end of life care and chronic wound management within a multi-disciplinary environment inclusive of primary health care providers.

To be successful you will require:

  • relevant experience for Rural District Nursing
  • current New Zealand registered nurse practising certificate
  • postgraduate study is preferred but not essential
  • proven time management skills with an ability to prioritise
  • the ability to be flexible and work autonomously within a multi-disciplinary team
  • a full current NZ driver’s licence with no restrictions
  • the ability to drive long distances and provide own transport to the place of work
  • availability to work weekends, and be on call after hours (4.30pm - 8am) during the week and weekend when required.

Closing date: 27 May 2018

For more information and to apply, please visit https://www.waikatodhb.health.nz/jobs/vacancies/


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Contact: Karen MacKenzie, 07 839 8949