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Registered Nurse - Ward 9c (Acute Psychiatry)

Employer:
Southern District Health Board
Job Category:
Health
City/Town:
Otago - Dunedin
Region:
Otago
Job Type:
Fixed Term Contract
Posted Date:
08-Oct-2019
Closing Date:
27-Oct-2019
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Job Description

Wakari Hospital (Dunedin)

  • 0.8 FTE (32 hours per week) fixed-term to 31 January 2020

About the team

Ward 9C is a busy open 16 bed inpatient facility comprising of two funded youth beds, with a dedicated staff. The service caters to clients that have been assessed as requiring a period of increased assessment, investigations and/or interventions and have been admitted via community teams or the Emergency Psychiatric Service, and cover of all the major psychiatric diagnoses.

About you / about the role

We currently have a part-time fixed-term vacancy for a Registered Nurse with recent Mental Health nursing experience. If you are looking for a new, short term opportunity this could be it!

As a Registered Nurse in Ward 9c you will provide care for patients with the full range of general adult mental health disorders, including youth, mothers and babies, and eating disorders. We seek enthusiastic experienced Registered Nurses to join our team on a permanent basis working rostered shifts.

We are particularly interested in hearing from applicants who are dynamic, innovative and wish to join a service that is committed to high standards of practice and supports ongoing professional development.

The role is busy and diverse and will require someone who has a good general mental health background with experience in the acute mental health sector.

If this sounds like you, then apply now!

The location

The Southern district offers the benefits of excellent amenities, first class primary through to tertiary education, affordable housing and outstanding recreational opportunities. Whether it surfing, kayaking or sailing; skiing, hunting or fishing; theatre, live-music or art - there's literally something for everyone. Check out https://southernhealthcareers.nz/ for what the region and we can offer you and your whanau.

Candidates must be New Zealand Registered Nurses, and hold a current APC as well as a scope of practice that enables you to work in Mental Health.

Closing date: Sunday, 27 October 2019.

For further information please contact Caroline Godfrey, Recruitment Advisor - Mental Health, Phone (03) 214 5769 or Email caroline.godfrey@southerndhb.govt.nz

To apply

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

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