Registered Nurse - Anaesthetic Preoperative Assessment Clinic (APAC)
Southern DHB
Otago, New Zealand
9d ago

Registered Nurse - Anaesthetic Preoperative Assessment Clinic (APAC)

Dunedin Hospital

  • Monday to Friday, current vacancy is 0.6 FTE (24 hours per week), but potential to work extra shifts is a consideration.
  • Utilise your Advanced Health Assessment Qualifications
  • Applications are invited for an exciting role in our Nurse-led clinic. This patient-centred clinic provides high quality preoperative anaesthetic assessments for patients awaiting elective surgery at Dunedin Hospital.

    The objective of APAC is to prepare and optimise patients requiring surgery to ensure they are well informed and fit to undergo anaesthesia.

    It is desirable that applicants will have :

  • A post-graduate qualification that includes Advanced Heath Assessment (or equivalent)
  • Be working towards a Level 4 portfolio
  • At least 3 years post graduate experience in a surgical setting
  • Ability to work autonomously
  • Demonstrated competence with computers, including the ability to type
  • Demonstrated ability to problem solve
  • A proven desire to work at the top of their scope of practice
  • The successful applicant will work collaboratively with the anaesthetic team to ensure appropriate patient assessments are carried out as per established anaesthesia guidelines.

    Your practice will be under the direction of the APAC Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS). You will also work collaboratively with all services involved in the patient’s journey from Primary health to post-

    operative care. Your hours of work will be during Monday Friday daytime shifts.

    This role provides an excellent opportunity for professional pathway development for Registered Nurses looking to further advance their clinical practice skills in health assessment. The position is 0.6FTE

    Closing Date : Sunday 3rd June 2018.

    For further information please contact Jeanie Winter, Recruitment Advisor Surgical Services & Radiology Directorate Phone : (03) 470 9571 or Email : jeanie.

    winter southerndhb.govt.nz

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