District Nurse - Te Awamutu
Waikato District Health Board
Northland, New Zealand
5d ago
source : Findojobs

Where you'll be working : Te Awamutu, District Nursing The details : Permanent - 36 hours per week A fantastic opportunity to broaden your nursing skills while having the privilege of caring for people in their own environment.

About the role : District Nurses work autonomously in the heart of the community enabling people to receive care either at home or in their local area.

This is varied and interesting work across all ages and demographics. The role covers both rural and urban bases within the Hamilton & Rural Family Health team, but is predominantly based in the Te Awamutu area.

You will need to have flexibility to work across both the rural and urban settings, as well as the ability to work autonomously.

Scope of work includes management of wound care, IV therapy, PICC / PORT care, patients with rheumatic fever requiring penicillin injections, domiciliary oxygen therapy, assessment for continence products, and IDC / SPC care.

This role also involves palliative care including end of life care + / - NIKI pump. Due to the complexity of cases, you will need to have excellent assessment skills and time management.

As this is a 7 day a week service with hours between 8am - 5pm, the successful applicant will be required to work rostered duties, including weekends and some on-

call. Orientation to this role is well supported and tailored to the needs of the successful applicant. Requirements : Current NZ Practicing Certificate A full driver's licence A minimum of three years of experience as a registered nurse We are a values based and inclusive organisation that is committed to deliver the best health outcomes for our total population.

You must have sensitivity to cultural aspects and the ability to apply the Treaty of Waitangi principles to practice. It would be an advantage to have previous experience in district nursing and / or an advanced knowledge in wound management, and palliative care experience.

Your application : Please apply directly online, and click hereto review the position description. Applications are not able to be accepted via email.

For any queries about the role, please contact Kelly Fritz in the Recruitment Team on +64 7 839 8899 ext. 98687 or . Closing date : 19 November 2019 Values Theme "People at Heart" -

Te iwi Ngakaunui Give and earn respect - Whakamana Listen to me; talk to me - Whakarongo Fair play - Mauri Pai Growing the good -

Whakapakari Stronger together - Kotahitanga

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