Practice Nurse

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Practice Nurse
  • Kelburn
  • Contract
  • Wed Jan 18 02:40:24 2023
  • 4900

  • Do you have broad experience in a primary health care setting?
  • Are you interested in working with a diverse student population?
  • Do you have experience in triaging and assessment of acute needs?

Mō Te Herenga Waka - About Our University

Te Herenga Waka - Victoria University of Wellington is a global-civic university with our marae at our heart. This iho draws off our heritage and is further defined by our tūrangawaewae, in particular Wellington, Aotearoa, and the Asia-Pacific, all of which are expressed in our position as Aotearoa New Zealand's globally ranked capital city university.

Our core ethical values are respect, responsibility, fairness, integrity, and empathy. These core ethical values are demonstrated in our commitment to sustainability, wellbeing, inclusivity, equity, diversity, collegiality, and openness. With, and as, tangata whenua, we value Te Tiriti o Waitangi, rangatiratanga, manaakitanga, kaitiakitanga, whai mātauranga, whanaungatanga, and akoranga.

Kōrero mō te tūranga - About the role

Te Herenga Waka - Victoria University of Wellington is currently recruiting an experienced Practice Nurse to join our team at Mauri Ora – Student Health and Counselling, on a 12-month fixed term basis. This is a clinical role, working with our awesome team of Nurses, GP's and Support staff to contribute to the delivery of effective quality primary care to Victoria University of Wellington students in a challenging and yet very rewarding environment. You will also work closely with Student Counselling, Nurse Practitioners, Health Improvement Practitioners, the Health Coach and other Student Support teams.

Ō pūmanawa - About you

Ideally, you will have the following:

  • Broad experience in a primary health care setting
  • Experience in triaging and assessment of acute needs
  • Experience in sexual health and contraception would be an advantage
  • Empathy and interest in working with a diverse student population
  • Experience and interest in working in Māori and Pasifika health an advantage
  • A genuine interest in younger people's health care needs.
  • Familiarity and competence using Primary Care Medical Records Software
  • Current Annual Practising Certificate from the Nursing Council of NZ

Ētahi kōrero hai āwhina i a koe - Why you should join our team

We offer excellent working conditions where professional development opportunities are actively encouraged and paid for. We pay competitively. This is an amazing opportunity to work Monday to Friday 08:15 to 16:45, and we are open to flexible working arrangements. Shifts may include extended hours by negotiation. Come live the dream with our amazing team!

We provide wide-ranging MDT primary health care to the University student community of 22,000. We belong to Compass Primary Healthcare Network and around 9,000 of our students are enrolled patients. We also work with a diverse group of 2,500 international students. Never a dull moment in this vibrant community.

This role requires safety checking through the police vetting system under the Vulnerable Children Act 2014.

Role Description

Close Date for Vacancy: 19 February 2023

Contact Details for Vacancy: If you have any questions regarding this role please get in touch with Amanda Trueman, Clinical Lead Nursing, on 04 463 5308 or . But applicants should follow all steps listed below.

Important - Application Steps and information

For applicants who are not NZ Citizens or Permanent Residents, we recommend you check the NZ Immigration website for updates related to Covid19 restrictions on entry to New Zealand:

Download and complete the University Application Form
Click Apply Now Button at the base of the advert, follow the process to enter your contact details and add your CV in the online form.

Please include a cover letter in your application, telling us why you’re a great fit for this position then email the completed application form, cover letter and any other supporting documentation to stating the reference number and position title from the advert in the subject line.

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