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Registered Nurse - Palliative

Job Details

Takapuna, Auckland
Role Type
NZ$33 - NZ$44 per hour + + 8% Holiday Pay
Aged Care
Job Ref: EW RNP_1720565284

The Role

As a Specialist Palliative Care Registered Nurse, you will work as part of a multi-disciplinary team providing tailored services that meet the individuals nursing, medical, social, spiritual and emotional needs. You will need to know how to effectively assess patients picking up the slightest changes and develop holistic care plans. You will also use your nursing experience, knowledge and skill to deliver excellent end-of-life care to patients and their families.

Every day will present new challenges, as you tailor your care to new patients. You will also be looked upon as the Specialist Palliative Care Nurse to provide advice, support and advocacy on the following areas:

  • Pain & Symptom Control
  • Holistic Care
  • Family Meetings
  • Coordination of Care
  • Bereavement Care

Medacs Healthcare work with several differing clients who offer palliative care services - from in-patient care, community teams and hospital settings. Agency Palliative Care work is a great way to explore specialising in Palliative Care.

Skills & Experience

  • At least 12-months NZ Nursing Experience (or comparative Healthcare Systems) or 6-months NZ experience post CAP course completion
  • Current Annual Practicing Certificate (APC) with the NZ Nursing Council
  • Niki- T certified
  • Completed 'Essentials in Palliative Care' course optional
  • Medimap experience or the ability to pick up IT systems quickly
  • Valid NZ work VISA essential

Why work with Medacs Healthcare

Medacs Healthcare is a leading staffing and services company providing temp, locum and contract recruitment expertise to public, private & commercial healthcare sectors. With more than 15 years of experience in NZ healthcare market we offer a local service through our office in Auckland.

  • Competitive market rate
  • Up to $450 Refer-A-Friend bonus
  • Flexibility of days when you want to work
  • Free CPR & Manual Handling training renewals
  • Free Medacs Uniform


To find out more about this exciting role, please contact Ellen on 021658003. Alternatively, please click 'Apply Now'.

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