Enrolled Nurse - Older Persons Mental Health | Burwood
- 1x Permanent full time 0.94 FTE (4 on 2 off roster pattern)
- 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 Enrolled 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 altered cognition.
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 Enrolled 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
- Ko ngā tāngata, te mātua mahi - Putting people at the heart of all we do -
Te Whatu Ora, Health New Zealand, leads the day-to-day running of our health system across New Zealand, with functions delivered at local, district, regional and national levels. It weaves the functions of the 20 former District Health Boards into its regional divisions and district offices, ensuring continuity of services in the health system.
Here in Waitaha, Canterbury we deliver health services to the almost 600,000 people that live in the Canterbury region. We are committed to Te Tiriti o Waitangi and its principles by ensuring our partnership with Māori are at the forefront of all our conversations.
Ngā hua - Benefits
When you work at the Te Whatu Ora, you are part of a wider whānau that will support you along your journey. We offer great coaching, mentoring and learning outcomes for all staff. We are always improving our facilities across all campuses and have amazing discounts from select retailers, restaurants and business.
Tono ināianei | Apply Now
Only applications submitted via our career site will be accepted, therefore apply directly on our career site here. Contact us on firstname.lastname@example.org for additional information.
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