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Enrolled Nurse / Clinical Physiologist (Renal)

Southern District Health Board
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Southland - Invercargill
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Ongoing - Full Time
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Job Description

Renal unit

  • Unique opportunity to deliver Home Based Haemodialysis
  • Permanent 0.7FTE vacancy (28 hours per week)
  • Practice in both a collaborative and autonomous setting

Are you looking for a new challenge? Southern District Health Board has an exciting opportunity for you to make your mark. We are seeking a highly motivated and experienced Enrolled Nurse or Renal endorsed Clinical Physiologist to join our friendly team on a permanent part-time basis.

About Southern DHB

Southern DHB has the largest regional coverage of all the New Zealand health boards, providing services to 350,000 people in diverse communities across a huge geographical area. We take pride in all the services we provide and our aim is to improve, promote and protect the health of our region. We believe that our dedicated and passionate staff are a significant driving force behind the achievement of these standards, and we need more like minded people to help us continue providing for our community.

About the team

The Dialysis service is committed to, and provides for home based dialysis therapy from Waitaki to the Bluff and Central Otago.

About the role - what's in it for me?

In support of this commitment, the Dialysis Unit is looking for an Enrolled Nurse, or Clinical Physiologist, who will work under the direction and delegation of a Registered Nurse (in a rostered and rotating capacity, inclusive of weekends as required), to provide the full home based haemodialysis therapy, to visit dialysis patients in their homes and to support them in managing their dialysis as and where required.

A comprehensive orientation and supportive training programme will also be provided.

About you

You must have the ability to work in a high output area, be a flexible and adaptable team player and able to use your initiative with ease.

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are also paramount for this role. As a member of a multidisciplinary team the role requires the ability to contribute to the ongoing teaching / education of patients and their families. You will be able to demonstrate experience in quality processes and will have a commitment to best practice.

To succeed in this role you will need to have the following:

  • A current Annual Practicing Certificate with the right to work in New Zealand
  • Demonstrated ability to work both autonomously and collaboratively with other professionals
  • Excellent time management, interpersonal and organisational skills
  • The ability to be adaptable, flexible and solution focused
  • A full clean driver's licence, and a reliable vehicle!

Now is a great time to relocate to Southern if you were considering a move. The Southern district offers the benefits of excellent amenities, first class primary through to tertiary education, affordable housing and outstanding recreational opportunities. Whether it is surfing, kayaking or sailing; skiing, hunting or fishing; theatre, live-music or art - there's literally something for everyone. Why don't you check out for what the region and we can offer you and your whanau.

If you are a looking for a change and a dynamic role in a developing service, where you support the patient, their family / whanau through their entire journey then this role may well be for you.

Closing date: Tuesday, 16 July 2019.

Please note that we may begin short-listing as we receive applications and if necessary withdraw the advertising at any time. For further information please contact Karen Cope, Recruitment Advisor - Medical Directorate. Phone: (03) 470 9605 or Email:

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