Practice Nurse

Job ID: 
2022 2
Closing Date: 
Monday, February 28, 2022 - 13

Job Description 

KAIKŌKIRI – PRACTICE NURSE – 40 hours per week Monday to Friday

We are expanding our clinical team and are on the lookout for an experienced Practice Nurse to join our busy Medical Centre.

We offer a wide range of health and social services to our Wairarapa community, including a Very Low-Cost Access Medical Centre.

This opportunity offers you a career working closely within our multidisciplinary team.  We aim to enhance and support individual and whānau wellness.

What Whaiora can offer you:

•A well-supported clinical setting 

•A confidential recruitment process.

•Competitive Salary

Do you have what we are looking for?

•Current Registration with the New Zealand Nursing Council

•Experience in Practice Nursing (minimum 2 years’ experience)

•Understanding of Tikanga Māori and able to demonstrate practical everyday use 

•Excellent interpersonal communication and organisational skills

•Well-defined networking experience and relationship management skills

•An ability to effectively manage own workload and work independently

•An ability to efficiently collect and manage electronic data

•Honesty, reliability and confidentiality

•The ability to work in a team environment and maintain a calm disposition under pressure

•A good fit for our team

The following experience will be an advantage for applicants to this role: 

•Current vaccinator and smear taker certification 

•Competent user of MedTech 32/MedTech Evolution

Please note that this role that will require safety checking through the police vetting system under the Vulnerable Children Act 2014.

As per the Government mandate, you must be vaccinated against Covid 19 and will be required to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination status.

Applications close 28 February 2022 however, if a suitable candidate is found prior to the closure date we may progress with interviews and a selection process at an earlier date.


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This application requires you to complete a Police check consent form. The form can be downloaded by clicking this link. Please complete the form and upload at the end of the application form.

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