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Registered Nurse - Tongariro Prison

Department of Corrections
Job Category:
Waikato - Turangi
Job Type:
Ongoing - Full Time
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Job Description

Location: Tongariro Prison
Vacancy number: CSCR9445​​​​​​​

  • Excellent skill enhancement opportunity
  • Very supportive team culture


To this role you will bring at least two years of post graduate experience within New Zealand and a commitment to make a difference in the lives of others. Based in the on site health centre at Tongariro Prison, you will become part of a small supportive team of like minded health care professionals.


This role has 2 key components; holding clinics within the health centre which operates on an appointment based triage system and completing medication rounds within the facility. This is a truly unique opportunity where you will be involved in the many aspects of general practice including assessment, treatment planning and implementing plans of care.


As a professional you are open to working within a multicultural environment, you have a certain robustness while respecting others backgrounds. An understanding of culturally appropriate delivery of health services to Maori is important.


You are confident and competent in your clinical ability, self managing and happy to work independently. The health centre operates a rostered shift system over 7 days from 6.00am – 10.00pm so flexibility is needed.

To apply for this position you will need to be registered with the Nursing Council of New Zealand as a Registered Nurse. A full New Zealand Drivers licence is also essential.


Applications close Tuesday 5th June 2018.

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