ACUTE MENTAL HEALTH CIRCULATING NURSE

  • Permanent
  • Taranaki

Website Taranaki district Health Board

2.1 FTE (3 x 0.70 FTE) Available

Roster pattern 3 days on, 3 days off

Rostered Rotating between Afternoons and Nights

Permanent Positions

 

We are currently looking for suitably qualified Registered Nurses with experience in acute mental health to undertake an exciting new role working flexibly across our Mental Health Inpatient unit and Assessment & Brief Care (ABC) Team as a circulating nurse.

This role will work afternoon shifts including weekends and public holidays as required. Based in the Inpatient unit you will respond to increased acuity in the ward as well as increased demand for assessments with the ABC Team, mainly in the Emergency Department and/or the New Plymouth Police station.

Suitable candidates will have recent acute mental health experience (preferably both inpatient and crisis assessment) and have highly developed mental state and risk assessment skills. Experience using talking therapy techniques and proven de-escalation skills is essential.

The successful candidate will also have a current and valid Annual Practising Certificate with NZ Nursing Council and a current Drivers licence.

Please apply online from this page.

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For further enquiries please contact Ross Ekdahl on (06) 753 6139 or email ross.ekdahl@tdhb.org.nz

 

Applications close on 22 February 2018.

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