Registered Nurse - (IPU)

Hospice Waikato is an organisation focused on leading the way in the growing specialist field of community palliative care. We are totally committed to providing patient focused, highly professional care, for Waikato people living with life-limiting or life-threatening illnesses and for those who support them.

Hospice Waikato:
• Recognises people and the difference they make
• Is committed to developing its people to the highest professional skill level
• Understands the value of emotional support for all
• Delivers its services with a multidisciplinary focus
• Is committed to being the best in its field

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Registered Nurse to join our team on a permanent, part time basis (32 hours per week). Our In-Patient Unit is continually looking for new opportunities to deliver leading edge, patient focused palliative care, such as new treatment and supportive care approaches, enhancing the environment to meet patient and family/whanau needs, and the development of inpatient hospice services for children and young people. Our staff work in a progressive environment where they are a valued and developed and enjoy being part of a supportive team. We support post graduate study, professional development time and offer supervision to all clinical staff.

To be considered for this role and our organisation we are looking for someone who has:
• Registration with Nursing Council of New Zealand and current Annual Practicing Certificate
• Experience in palliative care, care of patient with life-limiting/chronic conditions, or a related field
• Proficiency in the use of computers and digital technology
• A desire to learn and grow as an individual
• A passion to provide high quality, patient centred holistic care and make a meaningful and positive difference to the lives of patients and whanau

If this sounds like the role and an organisation you want to be a part of, please CLICK HERE and select the ‘apply for this job’ link.

The successful applicant will be required to undertake pre-employment health screening (including drug testing) and complete a Ministry of Justice criminal records check, the results of which must be to Hospice Waikato’s satisfaction.

If you would like to discuss this further please contact Bel Macfie, Director of Nursing on 027 5552755. Applicants must have NZ residency or a valid work visa.

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