Registered Nurses - Outpatient Department - Thames Hospital
Waikato District Health Board
Hamilton, Waikato
6d ago

Job Description

  • Registered Nurses - Outpatient Department - Thames Hospital (THA00228)Registered Nurses - Outpatient Department - Thames Hospital : THA00228
  • Where you’ll be working : Thames Hospital Outpatient Department

    The details : Permanent 64 hours per fortnight and fixed term until April 2022 72 hours per fortnight

    Come and join us in Thames, the gateway to the Coromandel!

    Thames Hospital is part of the Waikato District Health Board, and is set against the hills on the Coromandel Peninsula in Aotearoa, New Zealand's North Island.

    We are a fully modernised rural and secondary hospital service, providing healthcare for a catchment population of 45,000.

    This population swells significantly over the summer months as the wider country makes their way to their favourite vacation destinations across the Coromandel.

    Our hospital provides a 15 bed consultant-led emergency department seeing 18,000 patients per year which is supported by 24 / 7 laboratory and radiology services, including CT.

    The inpatient unit has 48 beds split between general medicine, low acuity surgery and rehabilitation. We maintain a busy day surgery service and outpatient clinic with our both own consultants providing treatment in addition to specialist consultants who visit daily during the week and provide a range of specialist services.

    About the role :

    The Outpatient Department at Thames Hospital is seeking an experienced motivated and energetic registered nurse to become part of their friendly team.

    The department hosts more than 20 specialist clinics covering all specialties processing up to 150 patient appointments per day including a busy chemotherapy and infusions day stay unit.

    We have number of nurse led clinics and are currently growing the number of virtual clinics we host.

    We are particularly interested in someone with either experience or an interest in administration of

    Chemotherapy. If this is you, please apply.

    We have a focus on excellent, quality care and are committed to improving the experience of patients and their whanau. We actively encourage and support ongoing professional development with access to post graduate education and specialty specific training.

    Required skills and experience :

  • A current annual practicing certificate
  • Excellent communication skills
  • A keen interest in developing specialised nursing skills e.g. plastering, ENT, administration of chemo and immunotherapies etc.
  • Please to view the position description.

    Why us :

    We are a values based and inclusive organisation that is committed to deliver the best health outcomes for our total population.

    To do this we are working hard to develop a robust and capable workforce that reflects the population we serve. We strongly encourage applicants from all backgrounds with the necessary capability and who share our values to apply and would greatly value seeing more applicants from our Māori communities.

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