Patient Transfer Nurse/Paramedic at Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Southern, Southland
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
Salary band $76,000 p.a. - $95,000 p.a. + Kiwisaver + Car parking
- Exciting new position - Monday to Friday role
- Busy varied role - no two days will be the same
- Flexible FTE - up to 1.0 FTE available - talk to us about what works for your work/life balance
- Paramedic or experienced RN would be considered
Mō te tūranga - About the role
We are looking to recruit a Paramedic, or an experienced Nurse for this exciting new permanent position providing support to patients transferring by road ambulance (and occasionally via air transport) between Southland and Dunedin. From time to time there may also be a need to transfer patients to other hospitals including Lakes and Gore Hospitals. The position will be a busy varied role, with no two days being the same. When no transfers are required you will be assisting in the inpatient areas of the hospital, including the Emergency Department. Hours of work will be 8 hour shifts Monday to Friday between the hours of 7.00am and 7.00pm. The position is 1.0 FTE but we can be flexible and will discuss a lesser FTE with suitable candidates to meet their work/life balance requirements if necessary.
Remuneration for this position will be commensurate with the qualifications and experience of the successful applicant.
See Transfer Nurse position description.
See Paramedic position description.
Mōu ake - About you
You will have the ability to initiate and accept responsibility, work autonomously where appropriate and make sound clinical judgements within your scope of practice. Registered Nurses should have a minimum of five years' experience in medical/cardiac and surgical nursing and hold a CORE qualification. For Paramedics, we will consider either a new Graduate or more experienced Paramedic for this position. Ongoing professional support and development will be provided as part of this position. It goes without saying that you will also be an excellent team player and be able to function well as part of a multi-disciplinary team.
Painga - Benefits:
- Continuous support for career development
- Subsidised gym membership and discounted health insurance
- Free on-site parking
- Short work commutes - only 10-15 minutes' drive to work from anywhere in the city
- Access to discounted staff holiday accommodation in Te Anau and Central Otago
- Access to a range of retail and entertainment discounts
- Discounted rates available with local Childcare provider
- Affordable housing and beautiful scenery
Mō mātou - About us
Te Whatu Ora - Southern has the largest geographical coverage of all the New Zealand regions, providing services to 350,000 people in diverse communities. 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.
Rā mōnehu - Closing date: Thursday, 6 April 2023.
Due to the fast-paced nature of what we do, our vacancy close dates may be subject to change. Don't delay, make sure you apply as soon as possible.
Tono ināianei - Apply now
For further information please contact Diane Wilson, Recruitment Advisor, firstname.lastname@example.org
If you currently work for Te Whatu Ora- Health New Zealand - Southern, please apply for this role via our internal careers site, found here: Pulse > Applications > Corporate > SuccessFactors
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
New employees of Te Whatu Ora Southern will need to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, which includes two doses and a booster dose of an approved vaccine. If you are unable to receive a COVID-19 vaccine or booster for any reason, please indicate this in your cover letter so we can discuss this with you further and establish if you meet any criteria for an exemption.
We only accept online applications. Please apply via our website: https://careers.southernhealth.nz/job-invite/20946/
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
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