Registered Nurse - Ward B5 Oncology and Gastroenterology
Canterbury District Health Board
Christchurch, NZ
5d ago

What we do

Based in our new state of the art Waipapa building, Ward B5 will continue to care for our oncology patients however have now expanded to include gastroenterology patients.

Ward B5 has opened with 25 bed capacity which will be increasing to 32 bed capacity. We are looking for adventurous nurses who are ready to take up a new challenge and are eager to develop a broad range of skills in both of these specialty areas.

  • Waipapa has many exciting features such as : outstanding views with natural light (which will improve the patient experience);
  • linear pods for line of site clinical care and enhanced privacy; and a central social space in the acute setting; as well as a rooftop helipad to reduce transit time for acute patients.

    The Role : Where you fit in

    This role will see you working as part of a well-established collaborative team. Previous experience in oncology or gastroenterology specialties is desirable, however the successful candidates will be provided with an extensive orientation programme.

    We have two fixed term positions, one full time to 27 July 2021 and one part time 0.8FTE to 8 November 2021. Secondments will be considered.

    Essential skills for the role :

  • Motivated and flexible self-starter with the ability to work both in a team and autonomously
  • Effective interpersonal and communication skills
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills
  • Required to work full rotating rostered shifts to cover service needs
  • Previous clinical experience in oncology or gastroenterology is preferred
  • Our Culture : What matters to us

    Ko ngā tāngata, te mātua mahi

    Putting people at the heart of all we do

    Health is ultimately all about people. What’s important around here is the way we care for and respect others, the responsibility taken for delivering outcomes, and going about our work with integrity.

    Belonging Here : Becoming part of our story

    Being part of the Canterbury District Health Board, you will enjoy a fantastic benefits scheme, the opportunity for flexible working arrangements and ongoing focus on your career development.

    The Canterbury DHB believes that diversity and inclusion is key to ensure we deliver the best care for our diverse population.

    The Canterbury DHB is an inclusive and equal opportunity employer that welcomes and respects everyone.

    If this role has sparked your interest but does not match your skills then please visit our careers website and have a look at our roles that better suit your expertise.

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