Registered Nurse – Ward 21 (Paediatric Surgical)

  • Company:
    Govt NZ Jobs
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  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    3 weeks ago
  • Category:
    Govt Jobs
  • Job Type: Fixed Term Contract
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  • Location: Canterbury
  • Date Advertised: 04-MAR-20
  • Job Reference: NZ/237724
  • Job Title: Registered Nurse – Ward 21 (Paediatric Surgical)
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  • Summary:
  • Two fixed-term positions (0.9 FTE parental leave ending May 2021 and 0.8FTE winter flex ending Dec 2020) available
  • Registered with the Nursing Council of New Zealand with a current APC
  • Should have the ability to work rostered shifts in a multi-disciplinary team

Our Purpose: Why we do it

When you work with the Canterbury District Health Board, you’re part of something very special. We plan, fund and deliver health services to the almost 600,000 people that live in the Canterbury region. Our primary goal is to put people at the heart of everything we do.

The Team: What we do

We have opportunities for experienced paediatric RNs to join us in our paediatric surgical ward. Ward 21 is a 24 bedded ward caring for children who are undergoing a variety of elective and acute surgical procedures.

This is an exciting opportunity to join our cohesive paediatric team and to be involved in a time of significant change for child health at the CDHB. The new acute services building in Christchurch will see Ward 21 move to a state of the art new paediatric surgical facility, on the edge of the picturesque Hagley Park.

The Role: Where you fit in

Join our service and you will be able to work in collaboration with a large multidisciplinary team to provide quality paediatric care in a busy ward environment.

To ensure best outcomes for our children it is preferable that you have recent child health experience, engage well with children and their families, are flexible, adaptable and have excellent communication skills.

If you are an interested and dedicated Registered Nurse with experience in Child Health and the ability to work rostered rotating shifts and would like the opportunity to develop your paediatric surgical nursing skills then apply now!

Our Culture: What matters to us

Ko ngā tāngata, te mātua mahi

Putting people at the heart of all we do

Health is ultimately all about people. What’s important around here is the way we care for and respect others, the responsibility taken for delivering outcomes, and going about our work with integrity.

Belonging Here: Becoming part of our story

Being part of the Canterbury District Health Board, you will enjoy a fantastic benefits scheme, the opportunity for flexible working arrangements and ongoing focus on your career development.

The Canterbury DHB believes that diversity and inclusion is key to ensure we deliver the best care for our diverse population. The Canterbury DHB is an inclusive and equal opportunity employer that welcomes and respects everyone.

If this role has sparked your interest but does not match your skills then please visit our careers website and have a look at our roles that better suit your expertise.

Applications are only accepted online so please visit our website at complete an application.

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