Registered Nurse - Sexual Health at Southern District Health Board (Invercargill/Dunedin), Otago
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
- Enjoy work-life balance in this 16-hour per week role!
- Great benefits including subsidised gym and health insurance discounts!
- Limitless potential for career advancement and growth
About the opportunity
Our Sexual Health Service has a permanent, part-time (16 hours per week) vacancy for an enthusiastic Registered Nurse looking to join a close-knit team.
You will be interested in advancing your nursing practice specific to sexual, reproductive and youth health. It is essential that you have the confidence to discuss a range of sensitive topics, as well as being able to provide information for all options relating to pregnancy and contraception.
It is critical that you understand and are respectful of diversity with the ability to interact with people from any background and sexual identity.
Our ideal candidate will be interested in pursuing post graduate education and advancing their scope of practice to include prescribing. You will also have experience in assessment, planning, delivery, and evaluation of safe and appropriate patient centred nursing.
This position will best suit someone with a good sense of humour and a high level of resilience.
In order to be successful in this position, you will also need to demonstrate the following:
- Willing and able to actively participate in the after-hours sexual assault assessment and treatment care roster
- Excellent communication skills and the ability to support education of colleagues
- Self-motivated with strong time-management and organisational skills
- Confident in using and learning a range of computer systems
- Able to work independently, problem-solve and use your initiative
Ideally, you will bring to this role previous experience working in sexual health and/or youth health and have completed MEDSAC training.
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.
The Southern district offers the benefits of excellent amenities, first class primary through to tertiary education, affordable housing and outstanding recreational opportunities. Whether it's surfing, kayaking or sailing; skiing, hunting or fishing; theatre, live-music or art - there's literally something for everyone.
Closing date: Wednesday, 25 May 2022.
Due to the fast-paced nature of the DHB, our vacancy close dates may be subject to change. Don't delay, make sure you apply as soon as possible.
For further information please contact Emily Atkinson, Recruitment Advisor - Planning, Funding and Population/Public Health Directorate, phone (03) 470 9176 or email: email@example.com
In the interests of protecting our people and our patients, all appointments will be subject to the following:
- Occupational health assessment
- Police vetting / Ministry of Justice safety checks
- Serious misconduct checks (previous Public Service departments and statutory Crown entities only)
Covid vaccination requirements
Following the update to COVID-19 Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Order 2021, to be employed with Southern DHB you will be required to be fully vaccinated and have received a booster vaccine against COVID-19. You will need to provide proof of this to Occupational Health staff.
We only accept online applications. Please apply via our website: https://careers.southernhealth.nz/job-invite/14844/
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Employer:||Southern District Health Board (Invercargill/Dunedin)|
|Position type:||Permanent Part time|
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