Registered Nurse
Waikato District Health Board
Hamilton, Waikato
2d ago

Job Description

  • Registered Nurse (TEK00055)Registered Nurse : TEK00055
  • Where you’ll be working : Te Kuiti Hospital, Composite Ward and Emergency Department (with possible clinic and community work)

    The details : Full time permanent Registered Nurse

    Come work at a hospital that offers clinical diversity and rural nursing experience!

    About the Service :

    We are a small supportive clinical team that strives to provide holistic care of a high standard in partnership with patients and the key support person (KSP).

    Our team understands the diversity demographics of the region and aims to meet the needs of our community.

    About the role :

    We are seeking a Registered Nurses to work in our Te Kuiti Hospital and Community.

    The work environment at Te Kuiti Hospital offers opportunities for clinical diversity in the inpatient setting, emergency, and community nursing.

    You will have opportunity and support for advancing your practice and education.

    Responsibilities of the role :

  • Responsible and accountable for clinical practice
  • Engagement with patients and KSPs
  • Required Skills & Experience :

  • Efficient and effective time management
  • Ability to prioritise without compromising the patient and team
  • Ability to think critically in all areas of clinical care
  • COVID-19 :

    The Waikato District Health Board Health & Safety has a policy that includes ensuring that you comply with the Health Order announced 11 October 2021 and with the Waikato DHB’s Vaccine Preventable Diseases for Employees policy.

    The policy prescribes the required vaccinations including COVID19 for all employees of Waikato DHB. COVID-19 vaccinations are mandatory before you commence employment.

    Why Us :

    The Waikato District Health Board (DHB) is one of the largest of 20 DHBs in New Zealand.

    Te Kuiti is one of the three Waikato DHB rural hospitals, and is centrally located in the North Island. On its back door are the Wild West coast and bush / native areas for those who like to enjoy outdoor recreation.

    Waitomo Cave and Otorohanga Township, the Kiwiana mecca of New Zealand, are just down the road.

    Our hospital consists of a 12 bed Inpatient Unit, Emergency Department, Outpatients, Radiology, Laboratory, Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, and Community Services.

    All services have collegial and collaborative relationships within the hospital teams and with community providers.

    In the inpatient unit, adult patients who require medical, rehabilitation and palliative care are supported. Locally residing GPs from one of the local medical centres are contracted to provide inpatient, ED, and PRIME (a model which others areas would like to replicate).

    Why Waikato :

    Waikato is the fourth largest region in New Zealand and located just south of Auckland. It features a wide range of world-class outdoor and cultural experiences.

    You can surf the world-famous beaches of Raglan, swim at the beautiful beaches of the Coromandel, hike our majestic mountain ranges, tour the Hobbiton shire, experience the magic of the Waitomo glowworm caves, and encounter a vast array of flora and fauna at the remarkable Maungatautari Ecological Reserve.

    Situated on the banks of the mighty Waikato River, Hamilton is New Zealand’s largest metropolitan inland city. Hamilton’s vibrant city centre and rich cultural mix makes it an ideal place to experience the authentic friendly Kiwi lifestyle.

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