Registered Nurse - C Ward (Mothers and Babies/Eating Disorders) at Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Waitaha Canterbury, Christchurch
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
- Various permanent positions available across different shifts. Please state a preference in your cover letter.
- Essential: A current New Zealand APC and a mental health scope of practice
- Providing care, assessment and management of maternal mental health for mothers and their babies and people with eating disorders.
Mō te tūnga | About the role
Based at Princess Margaret Hospital, C Ward, comprising of Mothers and Babies and Eating Disorders, provides care for a South Island wide catchment.
Mothers and Babies (5.2 beds) provides specialist treatment for women who present with complex moderate to severe maternal mental illness who require admission with their baby.
Eating Disorders (7.8 beds) provides specialist inpatient care for people with an eating disorder, where both medical and psychological treatment is required. This Specialty Service offers a fulfilling and dynamic environment and opportunities to further your nursing career. Comprehensive treatment, multi-disciplinary functions across the inpatient and outpatient teams, and liaison with multiple agencies, are integral to service provision across the South Island.
Pehea | About You
This is an exciting opportunity for a Registered Nurse with a current New Zealand APC and mental health experience or scope of practice to work in a specialist dynamic and varied inpatient setting. You will be providing care, assessment and management of maternal mental health for mothers and their babies and people with eating disorders.
In this role, you will be responsible for:
- Providing care, assessment and management of maternal mental health for mothers, the primary care giver of their babies alongside their family.
- Providing care and assessment of people with eating disorders.
- Providing support to families within your care while utilising your risk assessment and management abilities.
- Professional development
and ongoing educational opportunities are encouraged and supported.
Mō mātou | About Us
Specialist Mental Health Services are an interdisciplinary team that forms part of Te Whatu Ora - Waitaha Canterbury. We are committed to working and partnering with tāngata whaiora and their whānau. Constantly striving to work within our philosophy; we develop therapeutic, supportive and empowering relationships with our consumers, enabling them to achieve their personal goals and aspirations.
Tono ināianei | Apply Now
Please submit your most recent resume along with a cover letter stating why you believe that you are the ideal candidate for the role highlighting any skills you have gained along the way.
Applications are only accepted online so please visit our website at www.cdhbcareers.co.nz complete an application.
Contact us on firstname.lastname@example.org for additional information
Applicants will be progressed as they apply, so if this sounds like you, please apply now!
The role that you are applying for is one that may only be performed by a person who has been vaccinated against Covid-19. It is therefore a condition of this application that you are vaccinated against Covid-19.This vaccination requirement includes gaining Booster Doses required to perform you role under the Health Order.As a person working in the health and disability sector you will come into contact with a large number of people, some of whom may be vulnerable. Without a vaccine, there is the risk that you may contract Covid-19. The requirement to be vaccinated is to keep you safe and also to endeavour to protect others against the potential transmission of Covid-19 as a result of you contracting it in the course of your employment.
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Employer:||Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Waitaha Canterbury|
|Position type:||Permanent Full time|
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