Regional Nurse - Taranaki
New Plymouth, New Zealand
5d ago

Access Community Health Hauora-Tara-Ā-Whare is a leading provider of home-based healthcare and support. Our nationwide teams of over 4,000 support workers and registered nurses support people to remain active, safe, and independent in their own homes and communities.

Access Community Health is proud to be part of the Green Cross Health Group and sits at the forefront of the home and community health sector.

Green Cross Health is a primary healthcare provider, delivering integrated healthcare solutions to New Zealanders. It represents over 350 community pharmacies under the Life Pharmacy and Unichem brands, 45 medical centres under The Doctors brand, specialised nursing services through Total Care Health and home healthcare through Access Community Health.

We have a vacancy for a full-time Registered nurse / Enrolled nurse. We would welcome applications from anyone who is able to work extremely autonomously in the community.

What does a Community Nurse-do?

Access Community Nurses work in the community, carrying out social and clinical assessments, InteRai assessments, developing and overseeing support plans and mentoring and verifying the competence of our support workers.

We work alongside other registered health professionals in the wider health community to ensure the best outcome for our clients.

We're looking for people who share our dedication to working in support of the elderly, people with disability and people rehabilitating from injury and illness.

Staff in this rewarding position assist our clients to live independently in their homes.

What we can offer you :

  • Company car, laptop and phone
  • The reward of supporting a client's journey to maintain independence and rehabilitation from the injury
  • The chance to utilise a whole range of skills in client's homes
  • A dynamic and supportive work environment
  • Responsibilities overseeing teams of support workers
  • Assistance and guidance to complete PDRP levels & support to do post grad studies with HW funding through HVDHB and CCDHB
  • What are we looking for?

  • Registered nurse / Enrolled nurse with a current practising certificate
  • Experienced in long term conditions, aged residential care or medical nursing highly desirable, but new graduates would be welcomed
  • Excellent verbal communication skills, coupled with a caring nature and the ability to connect and interact within a multi-cultural environment.
  • A team player, someone who can build professional relationships in the community
  • Intermediate level computer and on-line information recording skills
  • The ability to plan and organise assignments effectively, to establish priorities and meet deadlines in a demanding, client focused environment
  • Ability to self-direct and manage a busy workload
  • A current full driver's licence is essential
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