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Registered Nurses - Perioperative

Registered Nurses – Perioperative Services

Southland Hospital

 

  • Looking for a lifestyle change?
  • Experienced theatre nurses required
  • Permanent opportunities available, 0.8 – 1.0 FTE

 

Sick of sitting in that traffic jam? Fed up of the long commute and want to get some time back? Come and join us in one of New Zealand’s most scenic locations and get more time doing the things you love – you really can have it all!

 

About us

We are looking for experienced theatre nurses with a “can do”, positive attitude to join our Perioperative Service in our operating theatres based in Southland Hospital. Our passionate team is focused on patient centred care, and take great pride in improving the health and wellbeing of our community, so if this passion resonates with you then read on for more details about your perfect opportunity! 

 

Our service presents a busy environment, one that is navigated on a daily basis through a team based model of care, so it is essential you have a kind nature and the ability to adapt to rapidly changing clinical situations. Recent Perioperative nursing experience and sound clinical skills are essential in ensuring the patient journey is a smooth one. You’ll have access to ongoing professional development and given the wide geographical area the hospital covers, there will be many opportunities for variety in your work which lends itself to both your professional and personal development.

 

The hours of work are Monday to Sunday, rostered shifts of 8 or 10 hours in duration. You will also be required to participate in an on-call roster. You will need to be registered in accordance with the Health Practitioner Competency Act 2003 as a New Zealand Registered Nurse and hold a current Practising Certificate.

 

 

About you

To be successful in this role we are looking for nurses with:

  • A minimum of two years post registration practice experience in theatre nursing. Ideally this will include experience in the New Zealand health system.
  • New Zealand Registration
  • Current eligibility to live and work in New Zealand
  • A nurse who can evidence adherence to best practice perioperative standards
  • A nurse who can demonstrate the SDHB values of Kind (Manaakitanga), Open (Pono), Positive (Whaiwhakaaro) and Community (Whanaungatanga)

 

 

Why Southland?

Now is a great time to relocate to Southern if you were considering a move! 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.

 

position Description

 

Closing Date: Tuesday, 30 Novemeber 2021

Due to the fast paced nature of the DHB, our vacancy close dates may be subject to change. Don’t delay, make sure you apply as soon as possible.

For further information please contact Diane Wilson, Recruitment Advisor; Email: diane.wilson@southerndhb.govt.nz

 

Pre-Employment checks

In the interests of protecting our people and our patients, all appointments will be subject to:

  • Occupational Health Assessment
  • Police Vetting / Ministry of Justice safety checks
  • Serious misconduct checks (previous Public Service departments and statutory Crown entities only)

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