District Nurse | Christchurch_NewZealand

  • New positions due to increased referrals and funding. Full & Part time positions
  • Mostly 8 - 4.30 over a 7 day roster. Some evening work and on call
  • You could be based out of Christchurch or Kaiapoi

Busy, autonomous nursing role. In the community providing wound and catheter care, meds and health checks within a designated area.

About the organisation

This nationwide organisation is a leading provider of home based healthcare and support. They support people to remain active, safe and independent in their own homes and community.
About the role
  • Working autonomously in the community supporting a geographical region (we try to give you a region close to where you live to reduce your daily travel time) and delivering a high quality of clinical service to clients
  • Home base is either the office in Christchurch or Kaiapoi
  • You’ll mostly be undertaking wound care. This could be simple skin tears and post op surgical wounds or complex including NPWT dressings, compression bandaging and complicated post op wounds.
  • In addition catheter care (IDC and SPC), medication administration, general health assessments as well as palliative and end of life care
  • Ensuring compliance with referrer instruction, GP orders and established policies and procedures
Hours of work
  • We need full and part time nurses - talk to us about preferred hours.
  • Rotating roster across 7 days with shifts mostly between 8am and 4.30pm
  • Evening shifts are from midday to 8.30pm and cover the insulin run
  • There is an evening oncall component - normally for blocked catheters or palliative care clients.
  • There is a social roster in operation with 4 requests per month for days off and a desire to accommodate you as much as possible
About you

This position is ideal for a task oriented Registered Nurse with current APC and strong surgical / wound experience. In addition:
  • Good clinical assessment skills
  • Confident in your abilities, but not afraid to seek out help if you need it
  • A wonderful communicator – able to develop trust and relationships quickly and easily
  • Able to work autonomously and independently
  • Adaptable and flexible. Able to change priorities and adapt your schedule with ease
  • Technically savvy - you'll be working online and offline remotely with laptop and phone while on the go
  • Full Driver’s License
  • We will consider new graduates
What’s in it for you?
  • Structured and comprehensive training and induction
  • Hourly rate, penal rates, vehicle, laptop, phone
  • Professional development opportunities

Apply online now or call me to discuss this opportunity confidentially and in more detail - Jeanette Rendle, Director on 027 705 7079.


Category: Nursing

Location: Christchurch_NewZealand

Work Type: Full-Time

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