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Registered Nurse - Canterbury Eye Service

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

  • 1.0 FTE, permanent position available in the Canterbury Eye Service
  • Registered with the Nursing Council of New Zealand with a current APC
  • Should have the ability to work rostered shifts in a multi-disciplinary team

Our Purpose: Why we do it

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 that live in the Canterbury region. Our primary goal is to put people at the heart of everything we do.

The Team: What we do

The Canterbury Eye Service at Christchurch Hospital is seeking a registered nurse. 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: Where you fit in

As a nurse in the eye clinic, you'll be responsible for undertaking ophthalmic acuity assessments and providing patient education prior to eye surgery and education regarding ongoing management of their condition. Therefore, experience in ophthalmology is desirable, however a comprehensive orientation will also be provided to the successful applicant.

As nursing roles extend, a registered nurse with the desire to extend their clinical practice and work within a specialised area would be welcomed. Your excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work positively and flexibly in a team environment is essential within this role. The Eye Clinic hours are currently 7:30 am to 6:30pm Monday to Friday, so shifts will be within these hours.

Our Culture: What matters to us

Ko ngā tāngata, te mātua mahi
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: Becoming part of our story

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.

The Canterbury DHB believes that diversity and inclusion is key to ensure we deliver the best care for our diverse population. The Canterbury DHB is an inclusive and equal opportunity employer that welcomes and respects everyone.

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.

Applications are only accepted online so please visit our website at complete an application.

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