Registered Nurse, PICU, Starship Child Health
Counties Manukau Health
Manukau, Auckland, New Zealand
14d ago

Full-time and part-time options available

As New Zealand’s ONLY Paediatric Intensive Care / High dependency unit (PICU) with 24 dedicated beds, we are proud to provide the unique opportunity for someone to join an exceptionally skilled team.

The opportunity to attain experience in a specialist unit and to benefit from on-going education (including a post-graduate certificate with the University of Auckland), makes PICU a satisfying and dynamic place to work.

The unit supports all inpatient medical and surgical services and provides care to children from around New Zealand who require respiratory support for more than 24 hours.

The chance to work with children requiring a variety of clinical supports including advanced ventilation support therapies also means that nurses in the team get to work with a variety of skill-

sets and disciplines to add to their career development.

As a member of this high performing team, you are expected to practice to a standard that exceeds high-quality’ with an emphasis on evidence-

based and quality management. The ability to critically implement decision making skills, communicate clearly and be self-

aware are viewed as positive attributes which will help to ensure that we are selecting the right candidates to care for our young patients.

Ideally you will come experienced in :

  • or adult ICU / HDU
  • To be considered, apply online via our website job reference number CEN05607 - and attach your current CV and cover letter.

    Click here to view a copy of the position description

    For further information regarding your application please contact Dianne Chan Sau, Recruitment Consultant for Starship Child Health via dchansau

    Closing date : 22nd April 2018

    Auckland DHB is committed to the application of the Vulnerable Children Act 2014 and its intent to improve the safety of all children.

    This position is a Core Children’s Worker as defined by the Act.

    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 & Pacific communities.

    Our organisation values diversity, inclusivity and empathy, if you do too, apply now and join us to make a positive difference and to do your life’s best work at Auckland DHB .


    Essential : RGON; RGN; RCpN with or without BN; BHSc (Nursing)

    This position is a Core Children's worker under the VCA & requires full safety checks completed before any new employee starts

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