0.6 FTE permanent, part-time (24 hours) position available with the Infection Prevention and Control (IPC) team
Registered with the Nursing Council of New Zealand with a current APC
Should have the ability to work Monday to Friday between 08:00 - 16:30 (exact 0.6 FTE roster to be based on IPC Service needs in negotiation with successful applicant)
Our Purpose:Why we do it
When you work with the Canterbury District Health Board, you're part of something very special. We plan, fund and deliver health services to the almost 600,000 people that live in the Canterbury region. Our primary goal is to put people at the heart of everything we do.
The Team:What we do
The CDHB Infection Prevention and Control Service is currently recruiting for a Registered Nurse to join our team. We are in a period of exciting new developments within our new nurse-led structure and this is creating a lot of interesting opportunities for the right candidate.
In this role, you would provide day-to-day advice on infection prevention and control measures to ensure the safety of patients, staff and visitors to CDHB facilities. You will guide and support CDHB staff to implement appropriate IPC practices in their work area to minimise risk of infection transmission.
The Role:Where you fit in
In this role you will provide support across the service, your nursing knowledge and excellent interpersonal skills will ensure you build successful relationships with a diverse range of health professionals as you offer and coordinate sound IP&C expertise, advice and care to our teams.
This is a great opportunity for a senior RN to diversify their nursing career.
You will be responsible for assisting the IP&C CNS in providing specialist IP&C advice and/or coordination of care to patients, staff, contractors and other stakeholders across the healthcare setting
Your ability to work effectively both autonomously and within a multidisciplinary team in a variety of situations with both individuals and groups is imperative in this service as you are responsible for providing support, education and recommendations to clinical staff across a wide variety of disciplines
Your clinical knowledge, expertise in addition to diplomacy, respect and professionalism, will be key to engaging with staff and patients to ensure your success in this role
Previous experience working in infection prevention and control would be an advantage although is not essential
Our Culture:What matters to us
Ko nga tangata, te matua mahi
Putting people at the heart of all we do
Health is ultimately all about people. What's important around here is the way we care for and respect others, the responsibility taken for delivering outcomes, and going about our work with integrity.
Belonging Here:Becoming part of our story
Being part of the Canterbury District Health Board, you will enjoy a fantastic benefits scheme, the opportunity for flexible working arrangements and ongoing focus on your career development.
The Canterbury DHB believes that diversity and inclusion is key to ensure we deliver the best care for our diverse population. The Canterbury DHB is an inclusive and equal opportunity employer that welcomes and respects everyone.
If this role has sparked your interest but does not match your skills then please visit our careers website and have a look at our roles that better suit your expertise.
Applications are only accepted online so please visit our website at www.cdhbcareers.co.nz complete an application.
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