Practice Nurse
University of Otago
Dunedin, New Zealand
1d ago

Practice Nurse-2101480

STUDENT HEALTH SERVICES

Our Centre

Student Health provides primary health care services for students at the University of Otago and is staffed with 60 full and part-time staff who between them undertake over 50,000 medical, nursing, mental health and wellbeing consultations per year.

About the role

As a Practice Nurse, you will work as part of a large multi-disciplinary health care team in providing primary health services to all eligible students.

The focus of this practice is on young adult health care, but patients may be aged between 17 and 80 years old. A focused, flexible and positive team approach to work is essential, along with an ability to work effectively in a busy but well structured environment.

Your skills and experience

  • Registered with the Nursing Council of New Zealand.
  • Have an interest in care delivery for young adult population.
  • Be able to manage multiple deadlines and competing priorities.
  • Be an effective communicator with the ability to write clear, user-friendly documentation for health purposes.
  • Have a commitment and ability to work in a multi-disciplinary team.
  • We are seeking registered nurses with experience in primary care nursing, but new graduates who had a final year placement in a primary health care setting would be considered.

    Further details

    We have two positions available A permanent, full-time (37.5 hours per week) and a part-time (0.64 FTE, 24 hours per week) which includes two evenings per week for each position.

    Hours of work will be variable between 8 : 30am and 8 : 30pm.

    In this role, you will report to the Clinical Group Leader of the Nursing Team.

    The University is committed to meeting its obligations under the Children Act 2014. Candidates who successfully make the final stages of the recruitment process will be required to undergo a safety check.

    For further information, please contact Katherine Martin, Nursing Clinical Group Leader, via the email address below.

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