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Registered Nurse - Early Discharge and Rehabilitation Service

Employer:
Southern District Health Board
Job Category:
Health
City/Town:
Otago - Dunedin
Region:
Otago
Job Type:
Ongoing - Part Time
Posted Date:
09-Jan-2020
Closing Date:
26-Jan-2020
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Job Description

Dunedin

  • Permanent, part-time position (0.5TE) 40 hours per fortnight

About us

Southern District Health Board (Southern DHB) exists to support everyone across our district to live well, and access the right care when they need it, by delivering high quality, patient-centred and equitable health services to our diverse communities.

The EDRS service currently operates from Monday to Friday 8 - 5pm. This permanent part-time position will require you to work 40 hours per fortnight.

About the opportunity

This is an exciting opportunity for a Registered Nurse to join our interdisciplinary team

The primary purpose of this position is to support patients to continue their rehabilitation within their own homes You will monitor their recovery and ensure each individual receives appropriate rehabilitation and/or packages of care at the right time to maximise their functional ability, and maintain their independence in their own home.

A genuine passion for working in the community is essential to the success of this position.

About you

Within this position you will require the following:

  • Advanced comprehensive clinical assessment and problem solving skills
  • Ability to work autonomously and collaboratively within the interdisciplinary team
  • Ability to direct and delegate to Rehabilitation Assistants
  • Excellent communication skills to liaise with health professionals, both within the in-patient services and in the community setting.
  • Recent experience of working with the older adults in acute, rehabilitation or community settings

With the growing focus on community based care this is a fantastic opportunity for a Registered Nurse with at least two years experience.

Flexibility is essential as the work is challenging and varied.

To be successful in the role you will have a strong commitment to your ongoing professional development, and it is expected that you will have / or be committed to working towards a post-graduate pathway. If you think this sounds like the opportunity you have been looking for, then we would love to hear from you.

Why Dunedin

Now to the city itself, Dunedin offers the opportunity to have the lifestyle you've always dreamed of. Boasting excellent education and restaurants, competitive costs of living and a beautiful coastline, life can be as relaxed or as energetic as you want. Our team enjoy the short commute to work, leaving ample time for what matters to you most. Add to this the close proximity to some of New Zealand's most famous scenery and holiday destinations (think Queenstown, Wanaka and Milford Sounds to name but a few!) you can go from seaside to ski-slopes in a matter of hours.

Sounds too good to be true? Rest assured, you can have it all here. Why not come see for yourself!

Closing date: Sunday, 26 January 2019.

Please note that we may begin shortlisting as we receive applications and could withdraw the advertising at any time.

For further information please contact Jan Strachan, Recruitment Advisor - Strategy, Primary and Community Directorate, Phone (03) 214 5770 or Email: jan.strachan@southerndhb.govt.nz

Children's Act 2014

Due to this position having contact with children and the SDHB's commitment to child protection, you will be subject to 'safety checks' under the Children's Act at the time of hire and thereafter as per the relevant legislation.

To apply

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

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