Nurse - Mental Health and Addiction Services

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    New Zealand

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  • Job type:

    Long term or Permanent

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    Mélissa, Daniela or Mélissa

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    +1 514 800 6391

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  • Published:

    5 months ago

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INSTITUTION: Public Hospital

LOCATION: New Zealand, Northern Island

CONTRACT LENGTH:  Long-term contract, 2-year commitment minimum, 3-month probation period

SCHEDULE: 44 hours per week

  • Eligibility to register with the Nursing Council of New Zealand (NCNZ)
  • Two years minimum of clinical practice experience in Mental Health in the last 5 years
  • Must achieve a minimum score of 7 in each band of the IELTS academic test / must achieve a minimum score of 350 for each band of the OET test
  • Salary is commensurate to the candidate's profile and experience (following the DHBs scale for Nursing 
  • Overtime paid x1.5 the first 3 hours, x2 after 3 hours
  • On-call duties paid an extra $8 per hour
  • 4 weeks of annual leave + 11 days of Public Holidays
  • Assess, plan, implement, and evaluate nursing care for patients according to accepted nursing practise and standards
  • Work in consultation with other health professionals and members of health teams and coordinating the care of patients
  • Provide interventions, treatments, and therapies such as medications, and monitors responses to treatment and care plans
  • Promote health and assist in preventing ill health by participating in health education and other health promotion activities
  • Answer questions and providing information to patients and families about treatment and care
  • Supervise and coordinate the work of enrolled nurses and other health care workers