District Nurse - Waihi
Waikato District Health Board
Hamilton, New Zealand
3d ago

Based Primarily in the Waihi Area. Hauraki Thames Coromandel Community Services

Permanent, Part-time 64 hours per fortnight

We are seeking a Registered Nurse to join the Hauraki Thames Coromandel District Nursing team primarily based in the Waihi Area.

District Nursing is a combination of home visiting and clinic based work. The District Nurse Service provides services 7 days a week 0800- 1630hr and can include on call after hours from 1630 0800hrs for select patients.

You may be required to accommodate after hours on call requirements which may involve call outs.

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

An understanding of improving health outcomes is essential and an ability to work within a variety of home / social & cultural demographics.

Our area covers a large geographical area and the ability to drive long distances during the work day is essential.

We work with many other health providers within the Community setting and relationship building is an essential part of our service.

Familiarisation with and use of electronic devices and computer skills is an essential part of this role

An education and orientation programme will be provided.

  • Relevant experience for Rural District Nursing
  • Current New Zealand registered nurse practicing certificate
  • Post graduate study in assessment and chronic conditions is preferred but not essential
  • Understanding of community nursing.
  • Proven assessment & time management skills with an ability to prioritise & think critically.
  • A demonstrated ability to work autonomously within a multi-disciplinary team is vital for this role
  • Manage personal & professional boundaries within a small rural community.
  • A full current NZ driver’s licence with no restrictions.
  • Ability to drive long distances
  • Ability to provide own transport to place of work
  • We are a values based and inclusive organisation that is committed to deliver the best health outcomes for our total population.

    To do this we are working hard to develop a robust and capable workforce that reflects the population we serve. We strongly encourage applicants from all backgrounds with the necessary capability and who share our values to apply and would greatly value seeing more applicants from our Māori communities.

    Please apply directly online, applications are not able to be accepted via email. Please to view the position description.

    For any queries about the role please contact Georgia Parker in the Recruitment Team on

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