Enrolled Nurse - Renal Dialysis / Nephrology
Southern Health
Otago
5d ago

Enrolled Nurses - Renal Dialysis Unit / Nephrology

Dunedin Based / Southern Region Wide

  • A unique opportunity to deliver Haemodialysis Based Therapy in patient’s homes
  • 2 x Permanent positions 0.5FTE (20 hours per week) are available
  • Practice in both a collaborative and autonomous setting
  • Are you an Enrolled Nurse looking for a new and exciting challenge in a growing team? Southern District Health Board has an exciting opportunity for you to join the Regional Home Haemodialysis team.

    We are seeking highly motivated and experienced Enrolled Nurses (Dialysis experience not essential) or Clinical Physiologists (endorsed in renal and who is registered with the New Zealand Australian Society of Renal Dialysis Practice) to join our team in Dunedin on a permanent, part-time basis.

    About the Role what is in it for me?

    The Dialysis service is committed to and provides for home-based dialysis therapy from Waitaki to the Bluff and Central Otago.

    In support of this commitment, we are looking for Enrolled Nurses who will work under the direction and delegation of a Registered Nurse (in a rostered and rotating capacity inclusive of weekends as required, and with the capacity to travel within the district to provide dialysis cover).

    The successful candidates will provide the full haemodialysis therapy for dialysis patients in their homes’, work with others to support them in managing their dialysis at home or complete their training and become available to work in the Hospital Dialysis Unit / s as required.

    A comprehensive orientation and training programme along with ongoing support is provided. Availability to train and orientate to the position in a temporary full-time capacity would be preferable.

    About You

    You must have proven resilience and the ability to work in a high output service, be a flexible and adaptable team player and able to use your initiative with ease.

    Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are also paramount for these roles. As a member of a multidisciplinary team the role requires the ability to contribute to the ongoing teaching / education of patients and their families.

    You will be able to demonstrate experience in quality processes and will have a commitment to best practice. Availability to be deployed throughout the SDHB region, as service requirements necessitate, would be an advantage.

    To succeed in this role, you will need to have :

  • A current Annual Practicing Certificate with the right to work in New Zealand
  • Demonstrated ability to work both autonomously and collaboratively with other professionals
  • Excellent time management, interpersonal and organisational skills
  • The ability to be adaptable, flexible and solution focused
  • A full clean driver’s license and a reliable vehicle!
  • If you think this unique role is for you apply now!

    About Southern DHB

    Southern DHB has the largest regional coverage of all the New Zealand health boards, providing services to 350,000 people in diverse communities across a huge geographical area.

    We take pride in all the services we provide, and our aim is to improve, promote and protect the health of our region. 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.

    The Southern district offers the benefits of excellent amenities, first class primary through to tertiary education 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 for what the region and we can offer you and your whanau.

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