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Practice Nurse

NZ Defence Force
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Central Plateau - Waiouru
Central Plateau
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Fixed Term Contract
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Job Description

Join an organisation that values its people and a team that love what they do.
The Defence Health Centre based at Waiouru Military Camp is seeking three Practice Nurse to provide safe and efficient, high quality nursing services for our customers by focusing on best nursing practice in supporting the Doctors, Medics and patients. The position is pivotal in patient primary health care, health promotion, assessment and triage of patients presenting to the Defence Health Centres.

Together with your post-graduate experience and exposure to a clinical and triage environment, you will have a proven ability to maintain integrity and absolute confidentiality. Your excellent communication and interpersonal skills will shine through, as will your personal time management skills and ability to work collaboratively with the team.  Sound knowledge or experience in the area of mental health would be highly desirable.

The first position is a fixed term agreement for twelve months to cover maternity leave.  The second and third positions are fixed term agreements for two years.

We offer a friendly team environment as part of the NZDF community and five weeks annual leave.  Being based in Waiouru, means you will also be very close to enjoy some of New Zealand's beautiful outdoors.

If you are a Registered Nurse, with a current NZ Practising Certificate looking for a career in a unique environment, then please apply now!
Please quote NZDF-1706035 in all correspondence.

To view the Position Description and to Apply Online please use the links on this page. For further information, contact Kim Goodwin on 06 387 5599, quoting NZDF-1706035.

Applications close at 4:30pm on July 24 2017.

Please note: Applicants must be legally entitled to work in New Zealand (NZ) and be able to obtain and maintain the required level of NZ Government security clearance for the position applied for. The minimum citizenship and residency criteria for security clearances to be granted by the NZ Defence Force are as follows:

Low level Security Clearance

  • most preferably a NZ citizen, who has resided in this country continuously for at least the last five years, OR
  • is a citizen of, and/or has resided continuously in one or more of the following countries for the last five years: either Australia, Canada, NZ, the United Kingdom (UK) or the United States of America (USA); and has a background history that is verifiable and can be assessed as appropriate by the NZ Security Intelligence Service (NZSIS) towards a recommendation of suitability for a security clearance at this level.

If you do not meet these minimum criteria, we will not be able to accept your application.

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