Registered Nurse Sexual Health
Our Sexual Health Service has a permanent vacancy for an enthusiastic Registered Nurse looking to join a close-knit team.
About you / the opportunity
You will be interested in advancing your nursing practice specific to sexual, reproductive and youth health. You will be interested in pursuing post graduate education and advancing your scope of practice to include prescribing.
This position will best suit someone with a good sense of humour, and a high level of resilience. You will have the confidence to discuss all options relating to pregnancy and contraception.
Plus be respectful and understanding of diversity.
You must be willing and able to actively participate in the after-hours sexual assault assessment and treatment care roster.
You will have experience in assessment, planning, delivery, and evaluation of safe and appropriate patient centred nursing.
As a self-motivated and professional Nurse, you will have strong time management and organisational skills, and be adept at using computer systems.
You will be able to work independently, problem solve and use your initiative.
Ideally, you will bring to this role previous experience working in sexual health and / or youth health and have completed MEDSAC training.
It is essential that you have excellent communication skills and the ability to support education of colleagues.
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, affordable housing and outstanding recreational opportunities.
Whether it’s 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 family.
Do you currently work for Southern DHB? If so, please apply for this role via our internal careers site , found here : Pulse >