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Registered Nurse or Enrolled Nurse - Medical Ward
Life is a collection of small moments: meaningful moments, challenging moments, moments to remember. At Te Whatu Ora - South Canterbury we want to support our people to enjoy more of the moments that matter. Are you ready to join us?
Right now, we’re looking
for Registered and Enrolled Nurses to join our medical ward team at Timaru hospital. In this role you will have the opportunity to advance your
nursing skills and knowledge base while working with a supportive, tight knit
team. You will have opportunities to
advocate for the diversity of our patients’ beliefs and cultures; and assisting
us to deliver treatments trying different methods to support the best journey
through our services for tūroro (patients) and their whānau (families).
You’ll enjoy the flexibility of a truly varied role
where there is never a dull moment or a day that looks like another!
What you will bring?
- In addition to your positive attitude, willingness to learn and passion for providing quality healthcare, in joining our team you will bring:
- Demonstrated assessment and reassessment skills for managing acutely unwell patients, both prior to and during treatment
- Confident communication skills in a fast-paced, varied environment and the ability to prioritize
- The ability to ‘think on your feet’, be adaptive, and problem solve
- An empathetic nature, and an understanding of the importance of kindness and sincerity in patient care
- A willingness to learn, in a collaborative team environment
- An open mind,
and respect for our diverse community, their background, and how we incorporate
this into our patient centered care approach
Te Whatu Ora - South
On July 1 2022 New Zealand’s health
system became known as Te Whatu Ora.
This service manages all health services including hospital and
specialist services, and primary and community care, across New Zealand. Te
Whatu Ora - South Canterbury is the local district where Timaru Hospital is
located and will deliver these services to the district’s population.
For more information visit: www.TeWhatuOra.govt.nz
Why choose Timaru Hospital? (Located in South Canterbury, South Island, NZ)
As one of the country’s
smaller hospitals our people always have room to move and grow - you’ll get a
wider exposure to specialties and enjoy the benefits of a flat structure:
processes that run smoothly and a fun, friendly culture. With us, you’re more
than just a number; you’re part of a team where everyone knows your name.
On top of all that, you’ll
get to enjoy the fantastic Timaru lifestyle: between the beach and the
mountains, work-life balance is truly achievable here.
At Timaru Hospital, integrity,
collaboration, accountability, respect and excellence are at the heart of
everything we do. We are a proudly diverse team, as we know a diverse and
inclusive workforce achieves the best outcomes for our patients and
communities. If you share in these core values and bring them into every aspect
of your patient care, we can’t wait for you to join us.
Apply now - this moment is yours!
New Zealanders returning
home or international candidates are all welcome to apply.
If you are a bit curious about this role call or email us for us for a confidential chat or note down any preferences in a cover letter.
E: tarmer @scdhb.health.nz ( Terry, Charge Nurse Manager)
P: +64 03 687 2230 ( Human Resources Team)
Or click her to apply
We look forward to
receiving your application directly via our Careers Site and or hearing from
you with any questions.
Application Closing date: OPEN
( This vacancy may close
when suitable applicants have been appointed)
As part of our duty of care towards our patients, it is crucial that all patient-facing staff be fully immunised. If you have made it to the later stages of recruitment, you will be expected to produce your immunisation records for infection control purposes.