Registered Nurse - PACU
Where you’ll be working: Waikato Hospital
The details: Permanent and fixed term – full time, part time - Rostered / Rotating 8 hour shifts
Be part of the national transformation in Health
Bring your care and commitment to our Post Anaesthetic Care Unit team
Te whiwhinga mahi | The Opportunity
Our Post Anaesthetic Care Unit (PACU) is a critical care environment which receives patients from every surgical speciality including cardiac, neuro-surgery and obstetrics.
We offer you a comprehensive orientation programme and support for professional development, as well as a highly supportive team committed to delivering quality care to patients in all stages of their anaesthetic and surgical procedure.
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Mō tātou Ratonga | About our Service
Working in PACU offers a rewarding and stimulating career that encompasses a diverse work environment and the chance to gain an enormous range of desirable skills and experience. It requires a nurse with confident and articulate speaking abilities who thrives in a fast-paced environment. Prior experience in PACU, critical care, or acute surgical nursing would be beneficial.
Mōu | About you
Required skills & experience you will need to be considered for this role:
Knowledge and understanding of Te Tiriti o Waitangi
A minimum of two years post registration experience in an acute care setting in a New Zealand tertiary hospital.
Be flexible in your work hours with varied start times to meet the 24 hour service, including the participation in an on-call roster.
Prior experience in PACU nursing, critical care or acute surgical nursing is desirable.
Have the ability to work effectively in a fast-paced environment
Have excellent verbal and written communication skills
Ko wai mātou | Our Organisation
Te iwi Ngakaunui – People at Heart
Whakamana – Give and earn respect
Whakaronga – Listen to me; Talk to me
Mauri Pai – Fair play
Whakapakari – Growing the good
Kotahitanga – Stronger together
It is not very often something happens that is big; like, really big. Big to the point that it will touch the lives of every single person in the country. That is what we are talking about here. The provision of Health in Aotearoa New Zealand, and how its run is about to change in a big way.
Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand and Te Aka Whai Ora - Māori Health Authority will together shape the delivery of Health services in Aotearoa New Zealand for generations to come, and will form the core of a modern and integrated service looking after the needs of all our Whānau.
We are dedicated to achieving health equity for Māori and other priority populations. We are a Crown entity and an active partner in Te Tiriti o Waitangi. Te Whatu Ora – Health New Zealand is guided by Te Tiriti o Waitangi and is committed to upholding the articles.
Here at Te Whatu Ora – Health New Zealand, Waikato we have a team of 8,000 working across the Waikato where everyone plays a vital role in the care of our patients – directly or non-directly. Our vision is Healthy People. Excellent Care.
Te Whatu Ora, Waikato serves the largest Māori population and third largest Pacific population in Aotearoa New Zealand. Waikato Hospital in Hamilton is one of New Zealand’s largest tertiary, teaching hospitals with over 600 inpatient beds and 22 operating theatres. Clinical specialities include Women’s and Children Services, Cardiology / Cardiothoracic Surgery, Oncology and Haematology, Surgical services, and Mental Health and Addiction. Waikato Hospital is the Midland regional referral centre for multiple specialties including trauma surgery, oncology, and neurology.
We are a values-based and inclusive organisation that is committed to deliver the best health outcomes for our total population. Reflecting the population we serve is an important part of the care we deliver to the community. We strongly encourage applicants from all backgrounds with the necessary capability and who share our values to apply. We proactively develop pathways that maximise opportunity for Māori and encourage Māori to apply.
He aha Waikato
Waikato is the fourth largest region in Aotearoa New Zealand and located just south of Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland. It features a wide range of world-class outdoor and cultural experiences. You can surf the world-famous beaches of Whāingaroa Raglan, swim at the beautiful beaches of the Kapanga Coromandel, hike our majestic mountain ranges, tour the Hobbiton shire, experience the magic of the Waitomo glow worm caves, and encounter a vast array of flora and fauna at the remarkable Maungatautari Ecological Reserve.
Waikato is the home of the Kiingitanga and rich in Māori culture. Waikato Hospital sits on whenua gifted by Waikato iwi, situated on the banks of the mighty Waikato Awa, Hamilton is New Zealand’s largest metropolitan inland city. Hamilton’s vibrant city centre and rich cultural mix makes it an ideal place to experience the authentic friendly Kiwi lifestyle.
Learn more about living in the mighty Waikato here
Me pēhea te tuku tono | How to apply
Please apply directly online, applications are not able to be accepted via email.
For any queries about the role please contact Robyn.Payne@waikatodhb.health.nz
Closing date: Open until filled
A national Vaccination Policy which includes COVID19 is under development. In the interim, a Health and Safety Risk Assessment against the requirements of the role will apply to unvaccinated candidates and employees and appropriate risk mitigation (e.g. extra PPE, RAT testing) may be taken as a result. Please note that when a Vaccination Policy is introduced it will apply to this role and need to be supported.
|Location:||North Island - Waikato - Hamilton|
|Job type:||Permanent Part time|
|Expertise:||Clinical - Nursing - Operating Rooms / Theatres|
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