Registered Nurse - Older Persons Mental Health | Ward BG, Burwood
- A permanent 0.94FTE vacancy available
- A current Annual Practising Certificate from Nursing Council of New Zealand.
- Specialising in the assessment and treatment of patients with dementia or delirium.
Mō te tūnga | About the role
Ward BG (Older Person Mental Health), is a 20 bed
assessment, treatment and rehabilitation ward with an organic psychiatric
focus. The team provides comprehensive assessment of the mental and physical
health of older people, whilst aiming to optimise the patient's level of
functioning, offering specialist treatment, care, support and education.
An opportunity has become available for a Registered
Nurse to join the team at the Burwood Hospital. A rewarding role, working with
consumers experiencing progressive dementia, acute delirium, as well as
depression, anxiety, paranoia and general behavioural problems associated with
Ngā pūkenga me ngā wheako | Skills and experience
In order to be successful in this role you will:
- Have 2 ' 4 years' experience as a registered nurse preferably in Specialist Mental Health Services
- Hold registration with the Nursing Council of New Zealand, with mental health scope and current APC
- Be a confident practitioner with good patient assessment skills
- Possess excellent interpersonal skills, with the ability to engage a wide variety of people
- Experience working in Mental Health
Mō mātou ' About us
From July this year the Canterbury DHB transitioned across to Te Whatu Ora - Health NZ. This is a great opportunity to make a difference at a time of significant change in the healthcare sector.
Waitaha Canterbury is considered a world leader in its people centred approach to health care. We have a unique one health system approach focused on providing "the right care and support, to the right person, at the right time and in the right place." We plan, fund and deliver health services to the almost 600,000 New Zealanders that live in the Canterbury region.
We are proud of how we do things. We have a way of working that we consider unique. It's about trying new things, listening to ideas from wherever they come from and working together as one.
We are passionate about attracting, recruiting and retaining talented people ' become part of our team.
Tono ināianei ' Apply Now
Applications are only accepted online so please visit our website at www.cdhbcareers.co.nz complete an application.
Enquiries: Shannon Le Roux ' Recruitment Specialist ' Shannon.LeRoux@cdhb.health.nz
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 your role under the Health Order. As a person working in the health and disability sector you will meet many 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.
|Location:||South Island - Canterbury - Christchurch|
|Job type:||Permanent Full time|
|Expertise:||Clinical - Nursing - Registered Nurse|
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