Registered Nurse

Registered Nurse

Listed: May 17, 2017
Closing: May 26, 2017
Otago / Dunedin
Healthcare & medical

Bring your passion for nursing and your commitment to making a difference in the lives of others into an environment where no two days are the same #truestory

To this role you will bring at least 2 years of post graduate experience within New Zealand and a commitment to make a difference in the lives of others. Based in the on-site health centre you will become part of a small supportive team of like-minded health care professionals.

~ RNZCGP accredited
~ Men's and women's prisons
~ Primary healthcare setting
~ Challenging but rewarding environment

To be considered for this exciting opportunity you will have a Bachelor of Nursing qualification and 2 years clinical experience in a primary healthcare setting. Based at the Otago Corrections Facility healthcare centre you will become part of a diverse and supportive team of healthcare professionals. This is a casual position which offers a great opportunity for you to have a focus on male primary health care.

This role has 2 key components: holding clinics within the health centre which operates on an appointment based triage system and completing medication rounds within the facility. This is a truly unique opportunity where you will be involved in the many aspects of general practice including assessment, treatment planning and implementing plans of care.

This role offers professional enhancement through educational opportunities and a Professional Development Recognition Programme.

As a professional you are open to working within a multicultural environment, you have a certain robustness while respecting others' backgrounds. An understanding of culturally appropriate delivery of health services to maori is important.

You are confident and competent in your clinical ability, self managing and happy to work independently. You will be a NZ registered nurse who is confident working with patients who may present with complex health issues.

The health centre operates a rostered shift system over 7 days from 6.30am-8.00pm so flexibility is needed for this casual opportunity.

Our people are passionate about what they do, united by our desire to make a positive difference to communities. What are you waiting for? Apply today.

Vacancy Number CSSR7968
Applications close Friday, 26th May 2017

At the Department of Corrections we are passionate about reducing re-offending and keeping communities safe. With Corrections you'll be part of a highly supportive team that manages offenders in prison and in the community.