Registered Nurse - Long Term Conditions - Cardiac
Southern Health
Otago
4d ago

Clinical Nurse Specialist / Registered Nurse Long Term Conditions - Cardiac

Southland Hospital

  • Senior nursing opportunity
  • Work autonomously supporting patients on their cardiac journey and
  • The team leader for Cardiac Rehabilitation Nursing
  • Permanent 0.5 FTE position
  • About the Role

    This role functions as part of a collaborative model within the Cardiology team to support patients on their cardiac journey, liaise with consultants, medical teams and primary care regarding individuals recommended treatment plans, provide patient education, co-ordinated care and referrals as required, lead and organise nurse led clinics and oversee the Healthy Heart programme in the community.

    About You

    We are looking to recruit a Clinical Nurse Specialist into this role, however if you are an experienced Registered Nurse, have a strong interest in cardiac nursing and are working towards an expert or senior nurse level portfolio we would be very interested in hearing from you.

    You will also need to be an effective communicator with people from a range of different backgrounds.

    Ideally : -

    The successful candidate will be a suitably qualified and experienced registered nurse and you would have at least 2 years post graduate experience and :

  • Registered with the New Zealand nursing council and have a current annual practicing certificate
  • Hold or be working towards a post-graduate masters in nursing qualifications
  • Hold or be working towards an expert or senior nurse level portfolio
  • Capable of working autonomously and collaboratively
  • Keen to learn new concepts and technology
  • A creative thinker and problem solver
  • Be a confident presenter and educator
  • Hold a current drivers licence and willing to lead rural clinics
  • Incorporates the principles of the Treaty of Waitangi in their practice to promote equity and good health for all
  • The Location

    Sick of long commutes to work? - Southland Hospital is located within 10-15 minutes drive from anywhere in Invercargill and offers free car parking on site for staff.

    Our hospital is a modern, secondary level 4 base hospital offering an innovative and progressive working environment. Small and intimate enough to get to know not only your colleagues, but your patients in particular.

    Here you will enjoy a clinically challenging and rewarding job combined with a relaxed and satisfying lifestyle.

    Now is a great time to re-locate to Southland if you were considering the move. Southland offers the benefits of excellent amenities, first class primary through to tertiary education, affordable housing and outstanding recreational opportunities.

    Whether it’s the outdoors - kayaking or sailing; skiing, hunting or fishing; or theatre, live-music or art or shopping and dining out there’s literally something for everyone.

    Check out or check out Discover Invercargill for what we can offer you and your whanau.

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