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Position Title: Clinical Nurse Specialist - Rural, Tokanui
Location: Southland
FTE (Hours): 0.6 FTE / 24 hours per week
Date Posted: 27/06/2019
Application Closing Date: 14/07/2019 11PM
Job #: 058969
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Clinical Nurse Specialist - Rural, Tokanui
District Nursing

  • Permanent part-time (0.6FTE) position 

We wish to employ a suitably qualified Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) to provide clinic based health assessments / treatment, community based District Nursing and 24/7 PRIME call outs. This is a 24/7 Monday to Friday Service based in rural Southland, accommodation included. We will consider splitting this FTE to recruit two CNS so please state clearly in your cover letter your preferred FTE. Primarily this role is based in Tokanui but you may also be required to cover Stewart Island when necessary.

You will be multi-skilled with specialist skills and be able to work in a variety of healthcare settings. There is a strong emphasis on primary care presentations. Applicants must have advanced assessment skills, strong communication and documentation skills as well as be computer literate. You will be PRIME qualified, or be available to train for this competency. You must also be able to work alone.

Because you’ll be driving when you are required to work in the community, a full, clean driver’s licence is essential for this role.

You must be registered in accordance with the Health Practitioners Competence Assurance Act 2003 as a Registered Nurse and have a current practicing certificate. A minimum of 3 years post graduate nursing is also required.

The Southern district offers the benefits of excellent amenities, first class primary through to tertiary education, affordable housing and outstanding recreational opportunities. Whether it’s 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.

Closing Date: Sunday, 14 July 2019

For further information please contact Jan Strachan, Recruitment Advisor – Strategy, Primary and Community Directorate, Phone (03) 214 5770 or Email: 

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