Registered Nurse, Gastroenterology
MDHB
Palmerston North, NZ
3d ago

Please note : Applications will be reviewed as they are received and shortlisting may take place earlier than the closing date advertised.

Te Whatu Ora, Health New Zealand Te Pae Hauora o Ruahine o Tararua MidCentral (MidCentral) provides healthcare services to over 180,000 people across the Manawatu, Horowhenua and Tararua regions.

With a large hospital campus at Palmerston North, the health care provider also provides key health care and support services to neighbouring communities.

To comply with the current Health Order, MidCentral requires ALL its employees to be fully vaccinated (and boosted as applicable) against COVID-19.

We will not accept applications that do not meet this criteria. MidCentral actively seeks Māori into our workforce to reflect the community we serve.

Are you looking for an exciting change that challenges you? Gastroenterology at Palmerston North Hospital is looking for nurses who can work well in a team, have excellent clinical skills and a positive attitude.

Gastro will challenge you with a huge variety of roles within the department. There are multiple areas to grow into and get involved.

Endoscopy procedures, clinics, recovery, IBD, Hep C, bowel screening, PEGs, Capsule Endoscopy to name a few. Either medical or surgical background is suitable given you have the right mind-set for the job and the passion to advance your nursing career in an exciting direction.

Orientation is comprehensive and will be adjusted depending on your background. Shifts are weekdays with on-call roster covering the 7-day week.

Eight-hour shifts starting between 7.30am 9am.

Essential requirements include :

  • Current Annual Practicing Certificate
  • Acute NZ nursing experience
  • Ability to work autonomously
  • Excellent communication skills with a positive attitude
  • Ability to be flexible and prioritise
  • Work well within a multi-disciplinary team Desirable requirements :
  • Experience in gastroenterology or 3 years’ acute surgical / medical experience
  • Advance IV Certifications
  • Proficient PDRP
  • We are looking to fill this position as soon as possible so may withdraw the advert if the perfect candidate is found before the expiry date.

    Don’t delay applying if you think you’re the right fit to join the MidCentral team! Contact Ben Duff (Charge Nurse) for more information.

    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

    Health NZ MidCentral District (previously MidCentral District Health Board) provides healthcare services to over 180,000 people across the Manawatu, Horowhenua and Tararua regions.

    With a large hospital campus at Palmerston North, the health care provider also provides key health care and support services to neighbouring communities.

    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.

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