Casual Registered Nurse – In Patient Unit

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 In Patient Unit (IPU) team on a casual, as required basis. This position provides specialist palliative care to patients and their family/carers in our IPU. Our IPU 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.

To be the right fit for this role and our organisation you would bring:

• Registered Nurse qualification
• Registration with Nursing Council of New Zealand
• Current Annual Practicing Certificate with the Nursing Council of New Zealand
• Experience in palliative care or a related field
• Proficiency in the use of computers and digital technology
• A desire to learn and grow as an individual

If this sounds like the role and an organisation you want to be a part of then please click here and select the ‘apply for this Job’ link to submit your cover letter and CV through SEEK.

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.

Applicants must have NZ residency or a valid work visa.

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