Registered Nurse, Pacu, Peri-operative Service, Whanganui, Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Te Pae

Published 2023-01-23
Expires 2023-02-23
ID #1358836336
Registered Nurse, Pacu, Peri-operative Service, Whanganui, Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Te Pae
New Zealand, Manawatu-Wanganui, Whanganui,
Published January 23, 2023

Job details:

Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Monthly
Occupation: Registered nurse, pacu, peri-operative service

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Applications will be reviewed as they are received and shortlisting may take place earlier than the closing date advertised.

We are looking to fill this position as soon as possible so may withdraw the advert if the perfect candidate is found before the expiry date. Don't delay applying if you think you're the right fit to join the MidCentral team!

Te Whatu Ora, Health New Zealand Te Pae Hauora o Ruahine o Tararua MidCentral (MidCentral) provides healthcare services to over 180,000 people across the Manawatu, Horowhenua and Tararua regions. With a large hospital campus at Palmerston North, the health care provider also provides key health care and support services to neighbouring communities.

MidCentral requires ALL its employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (including the first booster vaccination). We will not accept applications that do not meet this criteria.

MidCentral actively seeks Māori into our workforce to reflect the community we serve.

PACU at Palmerston North Hospital is looking for nurses who can work well in a team, have excellent clinical skills and a positive attitude. We have various FTE available (up to 1.0FTE).

PACU is an acute area that looks after multiple surgical specialities in all age groups post-surgery. Working here you will advance your sills in airway management, comprehensive assessment, advanced pain management and critical care.

Either medical or surgical background is suitable given you have the right mind-set for the job and the passion to advance your nursing career in an exciting direction.

Orientation is comprehensive (adjusted depending on background). 
Shifts are rostered and rotating to include nights.
Essential requirements include:

Current Annual Practicing Certificate
Two years acute nursing experience
Ability to work autonomously
Excellent communication skills with a positive attitude
Ability to be flexible and prioritise
Work well within a multi-disciplinary team

Desirable requirements:

Experience in a PACU setting with airway management skills
3 years' acute surgical experience
Advance IV Certifications
Proficient PDRP
CORE Advanced

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