Registered Nurse - Correctional Facility

Registered Nurse - Correctional Facility
  • $65,520 - $82,160 per Annum
    ANNUM
  • Contract
  • Turangi, Waikato, New Zealand Turangi Waikato NZL 3353
Job Ref: DD RN Turangi
Sector: Nursing
Sub-sector: Primary Care Nurses
Date Added: 15 November 2022

About this role:

We are looking for dedicated Registered Nurses to support our client by providing comprehensive nursing services to those in need at their corrections facility. Ensuring a high standard of health care and nursing services is delivered while promoting best practice.

  • Full time contract role - rostered shifts 7 days a week (however there is no requirement to work night shifts)
  • Contract length: 6-months full time contracts with the possibility of extending &/or being offered a permanent position
  • Location: Turangi, NZ
  • Start date: ASAP (although the security background checks may take 3-4 weeks to go through, so the sooner we can get the ball rolling for you!)

Duties will include (but are not limited to);

This is a unique environment which requires self-motivated, resilient, and confident registered nurse to care for patients who may be suffering from a variety of ailments including

  • Infectious diseases
  • Diabetes
  • Mental Health issues & Drug dependency
  • General Illness
  • Medication compliance

Duties may also include:

  • Providing wound assessment & dressings
  • Completing Patient Observations
  • Administering Medications - Oral, IV, sub-cut, IM
  • Providing a full range of primary nursing services including triage and primary mental health care.
  • Deliver emergency care and treatment when required

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Right to work in New Zealand is essential
  • At least 12-months recent NZ Acute Nursing experience or at least 2-months NZ experience post CAP course completion
  • Current clean Annual Practicing Certificate (APC) with the NZ Nursing Council
  • Current CPR, Basic Life Support or First Aid Certification
  • Self-motivated and able to work autonomously as well as part of an MDT
  • Intravenous Fluid Certificate (desirable)
  • Current Indemnity Insurance
  • Problem solver - ability to come up with solutions and use initiative
  • Be willing to undergo pre-employment occupational health checks

Benefits to you!

What working with Medacs Healthcare offers you:

  • Industry-competitive hourly rates PLUS 8% Holiday Pay
  • Weekly pay!
  • Free Uniform
  • Free CPR & Manual Handling Training
  • Earn up to $450 PER referral through our refer-a-friend scheme (Conditions apply)
  • Flexibility of days when you want to work

GET APPLYING

Click the Apply button and follow the prompts. To find out more about this exciting Contract role, please contact Deborah D'Souza - Recruitment Consultant on 09 630 8300.


About Medacs

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

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13/12/2022 21:32:14
NZD 65520 82160 Annum
Contact Consultant:
Deborah D'Souza

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