Registered Nurse - Canterbury Eye Service - Fixed Term
Canterbury District Health Board
Christchurch, NZ
4d ago
  • Part Time 0.6, Fixed Term position available in the Canterbury Eye Service.
  • Parental leave cover commencing mid-September 2022 - May 2023
  • Registered with the Nursing Council of New Zealand with a current APC.
  • Should have the ability to work rostered shifts in a multi-disciplinary team.
  • Mō te tūnga - About the Role

    The Canterbury Eye Service at Christchurch Hospitalis seeking a registered nurse. The Eye Clinic is a very busy and demandingservice that is staffed by a dedicated team of Nurses, Orthoptists,Optometrists and Technicians who work closely with our highly skilled andspecialised Ophthalmologists to meet the eye health needs of the people ofCanterbury.

    Ngā pūkenga me ngā wheako - Skills andExperience

    As a nurse in the eye clinic, you’ll be responsiblefor undertaking ophthalmic acuity assessments and providing patient educationprior to eye surgery and education regarding ongoing management of theircondition.

    Therefore, experience in Ophthalmology is desirable, however acomprehensive orientation will also be provided to the successful applicant.

    As nursing roles extend, a registered nurse withthe desire to extend their clinical practice and work within a specialised areawould be welcomed.

    Your excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to workpositively and flexibly in a team environment is essential within this role.

    The Eye Clinic hours are currently 7 : 30 am to 6 : 30pm Monday to Friday, soshifts will be within these hours.

    Mō mātou About us

    From July this year the Canterbury DHB transitionedacross to Te Whatu Ora - Health NZ. This is a great opportunity to make adifference at a time of significant change in the healthcare sector.

    Waitaha Canterbury is considered a world leader inits people centred approach to health care. We have a unique one health systemapproach focused on providing "the right care and support, to the rightperson, at the right time and in the right place.

    We plan, fund anddeliver health services to the almost 600,000 New Zealanders that live in theCanterbury region.

    We are proud of how we do things. We have a way ofworking that we consider unique. It's about trying new things, listening toideas from wherever they come from and working together as one.

    We are passionate about attracting, recruiting andretaining talented people become part of our team.

    Ngā hua Benefits

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

    Tono ināianei Apply Now

    The role that you areapplying for is one that may only be performed by a person who has beenvaccinated against Covid-19.

    It is therefore a condition of this applicationthat you are vaccinated against Covid-19. This vaccination requirement includesgaining Booster Doses required to perform your role under the Health Order.

    Asa person working in the health and disability sector you will meet many people,some of whom may be vulnerable. Withouta vaccine, there is the risk that you may contract Covid-19.

    The requirement to be vaccinated is to keepyou safe and also to endeavour to protect others against the potentialtransmission of Covid-19 as a result of you contracting it in the course ofyour employment.

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