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Registered Nurse - Canterbury Eye Service

Canterbury District Health Board
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Canterbury - Christchurch
Job Type:
Ongoing - Full Time
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Job Description

  • Registered Nurse - Canterbury Eye Service
  • Permanent - 0.7 FTE rostered rotating shifts to suit service requirements
  • The Eye Clinic hours are currently 7:30 am to 6:30pm Monday to Friday, so shifts will be within these hours

Our Purpose

When you work with the Canterbury District Health Board, you're part of something very special. We plan, fund and deliver health services to the almost 600,000 people who live in the Canterbury region. Our primary goal is to put people at the heart of everything we do.

The Team

The Canterbury Eye Service at Christchurch Hospital is seeking an RN to join them in their new modern facility based in the Christchurch Outpatients Building. The Eye Clinic is a very busy and demanding service that is staffed by a dedicated team of Nurses, Orthoptists, Optometrists and Technicians who work closely with our highly skilled and specialised Ophthalmologists to meet the eye health needs of the people of Canterbury.

The Role

As a nurse in the eye clinic, you'll be responsible for:

  • Undertaking ophthalmic acuity assessments and providing patient education prior to eye surgery
  • Education regarding ongoing management of ophthalmic conditions
  • Experience in Ophthalmology is desirable, however a comprehensive orientation will also be provided to the successful applicant
  • Your excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work positively and flexibly in a team environment is essential within this role

Our Culture: What matters to us

Ko Te Whatu Manawa Tangata

Putting people at the heart of all we do

Health is ultimately all about people. What's important around here is the way we care for and respect others, the responsibility taken for delivering outcomes, and going about our work with integrity.

Belonging Here

Being part of the Canterbury District Health Board, you will enjoy a fantastic benefits scheme, the opportunity for flexible working arrangements and ongoing focus on your career development.

If this role has sparked your interest but does not match your skills then please visit our careers website and have a look at our roles that better suit your expertise.

If you are interested in this role please apply now! Only applications submitted via our career site will be accepted.

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