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Position Title: Clinical Team Co-ordinator – Nursing Resource Unit
Location: Otago
FTE (Hours): Mix of full or part time
Date Posted: 09/07/2019
Application Closing Date: 16/07/2019 11PM
Job #: 058497
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Clinical Team Coordinator

Dunedin Hospital

Permanent Senior Nurse positions to provide out of hours specialist nursing care and support for staff in the care of deteriorating patients

  • Part-time 0.7 vacancy*
  • Permanent or Secondment positions considered - Safer Staffing appointments


Here at Southern DHB, we are firmly committed to providing our patients with the highest level of care. We believe that our dedicated and passionate staff are a significant driving force behind the achievement of these standards, and we need more like minded people to help us continue providing for our community.                                                   

Due to the signing of the national safe staffing accord, the Clinical Nurse Coordination team situated at Dunedin Hospital has exciting opportunities for a passionate and experienced nurse to join the team on a permanent or secondment basis. These roles are for our ‘out of hours’ shifts.

Clinical Team Co-ordinator (CTC) Description

The role of the CTC nurse is a new and exciting opportunity at SDHB for senior Registered Nurses who have the following qualities:

  • Positive ‘can do’ attitude
  • Excellent at communication
  • Ability to support ward staff to recognise and manage their deteriorating patients
  • Use expert clinical judgement along with mandatory escalation pathway
  • Critical care background

Although working autonomously on a shift by shift basis, you will be part of a team that strives to empower, support and guide ward nurses to manage their acutely unwell and deteriorating patients. 

CTC nurses will play a pivotal part in rolling out the new national adult observation charts. These incorporate an Early Warning System (EWS) with mandatory escalation pathways. CTC nurses will provide clinical support by assisting the ward nursing staff initiate and implement appropriate escalation of care. The CTC will also attend 777 medical emergencies.

If you have further questions or would like to discuss in person please don’t hesitate to call: Bex Browne on 0272953360 or Sarah Tweedale on 0274873784

*The FTE is open for negotiation for the right candidate/s, we would also consider split FTE or secondments

Closing Date: Tuesday, 16 July 2019

For further information regarding the application process please contact Karen Cope, Recruitment Advisor – Medical Directorate, Phone (03) 470 9605 or

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