Registered Nurse – Breast Care Services

  • Company:
    Govt NZ Jobs
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    4 weeks ago
  • Category:
    Govt Jobs
  • Job Type: Ongoing – Part Time
  • Category:
  • Location: Southland
  • Date Advertised: 18-FEB-20
  • Job Reference: NZ/060659JJ
  • Job Title: Registered Nurse – Breast Care Services
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Southland Hospital, Invercargill

  • Part-time position 24 hours per week
  • Be part of a small, dynamic, multi-disciplinary team

About us

The Breast Care Services team based within the Breast Care Cottage at Southland Hospital are a small, friendly bunch who provide essential and specialised breast care to inpatients and outpatients. We share our space with Breast Screening Otago Southland (BSOS) and the Pacific Radiology Group and are lucky to work alongside a dedicated and dynamic multi-disciplinary team which include Clinical Nurse Specialists, Administration staff, Consultants, Registrars and radiology teams

About the opportunity

Reporting to the Associate Director of Nursing for Southland Hospital, your role as Registered Nurse within the Breast Care Service will primarily focus on patient education and support. This is a Monday to Friday position with the daily hours negotiable for the successful candidate.

Other aspects of the role include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Assistance with outpatient clinics
  • Quality Improvement of the service
  • Ongoing surveillance of our Breast Care patients who have had a diagnosis of Cancer and coordination of their care
  • Working with our multi-professional team and other related breast care services to ensure best outcomes for our Southern population

Whilst you are in this role you will be supported through completion of a Post-Graduate qualification in Breast Care and will be working alongside a supportive team who truly value point of contact education.

About you

We are looking for a caring and experienced Registered Nurse with the following skills and background:

  • Hold a current APC for New Zealand
  • Organised with good computer literacy
  • Team based approach
  • A Surgical background would be beneficial
  • Excellent communication both verbal and written

Closing date: Wednesday, 4 March 2020.

For further information please contact sarah.burgess@southerndhb.govt.nz

To apply

We only accept online applications. Please apply via our website: www.southernhealth.nz