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Pressure Injury Practitioner

Organisation Nelson Marlborough Health
Area, City Nelson
Advert reference N19-472
Contact person Peter Twamley
Contact website and/or email


Contact telephone 03 546 1274
Permanent/temporary Fixed-term until 2021
Full/part time Full and part-time options
Closing date for applications 17-10-2019


  • Interesting role in a specialist area
  • Great opportunity for a nurse or occupational therapist to add to their skills
  • Fixed-term (until 31/10/2021), full-time or part-time options
  • Can be based in Blenheim or Nelson

About the role

We are looking for a Pressure Injury Practitioner to work across Nelson and Marlborough. This role works in partnership with ACC to implement the guiding principles for pressure injury prevention and management across the Nelson Marlborough population. You will drive action, test interventions and demonstrate the activity required to reduce pressure injury occurrence across our health system.

We are looking for coverage of both Nelson/Tasman and Marlborough and we will consider applications from part-time or full-time candidates located in either region. Some travel will be expected as part of the role.

About you

This role would suit a registered Nurse or Occupational Therapist keen to take on a new challenge and expand their skills into an area of great need. You will bring clinical expertise in pressure injury management and in managing change to clinical management across a health system.

About us

Nelson Marlborough Health (NMH) is the main health service provider for New Zealand’s Nelson, Tasman and Marlborough regions, serving over 150,000 people across two main hospitals, public health and a range of community services. We provide a great place to work with professional development opportunities, job security, and workplace wellness programmes.

Find out more about us https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC34XErxkHJ5YAn59o6SrhnA

What we offer

Nelson Marlborough Health is an exciting place to work with plenty of scope for your own development and growth, as well as the opportunity to play a key role in driving continual improvement and management of risk – supporting NMH to achieve its strategic objectives. We are the largest employer across the top of the South Island with more than 2700 staff.

How to apply

For general enquiries please contact our recruitment team on [email protected] or 03 546 1274.

For role specific information please contact Peter Twamley – Clinical Governance Support Manager on [email protected]

Keen to apply now, it’s easy. Please click apply now and fill in our online application form.


Applications close: Thursday, 17 October 2019.

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