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Position Title: Associate Charge Nurse Manager – Medical Ward
Location: Southland
FTE (Hours): 1.0 FTE 40 hours
Date Posted: 06/06/2019
Application Closing Date: 21/06/2019 11PM
Job #: 058723
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Associate Charge Nurse Manager – Medical Ward

Southland Hospital


  • Permanent opportunity
  • Full time vacancy 1.0FTE (40 hrs per week)


This is an exciting position for an exceptional Senior Nurse looking to take the next step in their nursing career.  This role will see you providing operational management and day-to-day clinical leadership across the ward. 


Key accountabilities of this role include, but are not limited to:


  • Operational Management of the ward: Coordinating resources to meet identified needs of patients and staff, managing staff and patient flows on a shift by shift basis, both across the ward and between wards
  • Team Management of the ward: supervision of nursing staff, providing clinical leadership on a shift by shift basis to establish and maintain a high standard of patient focused care within the allocated resources
  • Quality and Risk Management, contributing to the service’s risk minimisation activities and service activities, fostering a quality improvement culture
  • Education, Research & Evidenced based practice, both role modelling and providing staff with clinical educational support.


The Associate Charge Nurse Manager will have a current NZ APC, with relevant post graduate nursing experience, and be looking to develop advanced nursing and leadership skills.  You should have PDRP Level 3.


Your clinical credibility in Acute Internal Medicine nursing will complemented by your advanced communication skills; you’ll be a natural at building successful working relationships, and have proven experience in conflict resolution and mediation.  Naturally a glass half-full person, you will be an adept problem solver, with the flexibility to make sound clinical and leadership decisions on your feet. 


Supporting the implementation and evaluation of contemporary Models of Care will be a key focus of this position, and you will be a critical consumer of research and have a passion for evidence based practice.


If this sounds like the opportunity you have been waiting for then apply today!


The Southern district offers the benefits of excellent amenities, first class primary through to tertiary education, affordable housing and outstanding recreational opportunities.  Whether it is surfing, kayaking or sailing; skiing, hunting or fishing; theatre, live-music or art – there’s literally something for everyone.  Check out for what the region and we can offer you and your whanau.


Closing Date: Friday, 21 June 2019


Please note that we may begin shortlisting as we receive applications and could withdraw the advertising at any time. For further information please contact Karen Cope, Recruitment Advisor – Medical Directorate   Phone: (03) 470 9605 or Email:

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