Registered Nurse, Acute Mental Health Inpatient Unit
Palmerston North Hospital, New Zealand
4d ago

Scope of Practice - Registered Nurse)

These are exciting times and we currently have opportunities for registered nurses to join our acute and intensive care mental health inpatient unit.

These positions are permanent working rostered, rotating shifts. We are looking for someone who :

  • Is dynamic, enthusiastic and motivated
  • Demonstrates excellent communication skills
  • Works well in a multidisciplinary team setting
  • Is consumer and recovery focused
  • Has physical attributes to support their scope of practice in this clinical setting
  • Has emotional resilience
  • Is a strong team player with good communication skills
  • Has skill in decision making and time and stress management
  • Relevant Post Graduate Qualifications are desirable. If you believe you have these attributes, skills and experience we welcome your application.

    MidCentral District Health Board is committed to ensuring that children and young people are safe from abuse and harm. As part of our commitment to children and young people, and in line with the Vulnerable Children Act 2014, appointment to positions that involve regular or overnight contact with children will include worker safety checks.

    These checks are in addition to the requirement to have a satisfactory police clearance. Further information will be provided to shortlisted candidates.

    More information about the Vulnerable Children Act 2014 is available from the Ministry of Vulnerable Children website.

    General Information

    MidCentral District Health Board employs more than 2500 staff at Manawatu, Palmerston North, Tararua and Horowhenua and Otaki districts.

    Palmerston North Hospital is a 350 bed secondary hospital, which services an urban population of 80,000 and a total population catchment of 168,000.

    In addition, the hospital is a teaching hospital, and is associated with both Auckland and Otago medical schools.

    Palmerston North is a major university city and is at the hub of key routes to the central North Island ski fields, and river adventures.

    Wellington the capital city, is only a two hour journey by road, as are the wine growing regions of Hawke's Bay and Wairarapa.

    Palmerston North 4442


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