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Registered Nurse - Tongariro Prison

Department of Corrections
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Waikato - Turangi
Job Type:
Ongoing - Full Time
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Closing Date: Sunday 3rd February 2019
Location: Part time, Full time, Casual
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  • Registered Nurse – Tongariro Prison
  • Full time, Part time, Casual


Based in the shadows of the Tongariro National Park, with Lake Taupo on our doorstep, and only a short distance to Taupo, a career as a Registered Nurse at Tongariro Prison provides the opportunity to pursue a professional career, while enjoying all of the outdoor attractions and activities that the central plateau has to offer.


As part of a wider team, you demonstrate confidence and competence in your clinical practice, able to operate autonomously across the site. Your communication skills are exceptional, understanding both the health and cultural requirements of the patients in your care, in particular Maori.


In this role you will be involved in the delivery of health care for men including: 

  • Emergency response
  • Assessment
  • Triage
  • Treatment planning
  • Mental Health care
  • Medication management
  • Health education


We are looking for Registered Nurses who have: 

  • At least 2 years' experience in a tertiary hospital environment
  • Experience working with Maori and or Pacific Peoples
  • Full registration with the Nursing Council of New Zealand and a current Annual Practicing Certificate
  • Well-developed communication skills
  • Positive, adaptable, flexible and motivated


This role requires the successful candidate to work an 8 hour shift that will be part of a fully rostered 7 day shift system that is worked anytime between 6.00am – 10.00pm. This role requires you to have a full drivers licence. 


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