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Position Title: Associate Charge Nurse Manager – Te Puna Wai Ora (Southern Critical Care)
Location: Otago
FTE (Hours): 0.6 FTE
Date Posted: 14/08/2019
Application Closing Date: 25/08/2019 11PM
Job #: 059291
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Associate Charge Nurse Manager – Te Puna Wai Ora (Southern Critical Care)

Dunedin Hospital

  • Permanent, 0.6 FTE opportunity (24 hours per week)
  • Be part of our new direction of Critical Care delivery

A new beginning necessitates a new name for Critical Care in the Southern District, and we couldn't be more excited for our future. To mark the opening of Stage One of the ICU, a new name has been chosen to better describe the new direction of this important service: Te Puna Wai Ora - Southern Critical Care. This presents an exciting opportunity for someone to inspire, support and embrace change within an environment of continuous transformation. That someone could be you!

About the Team

Our multi-disciplinary team provides care across the whole life spectrum including paediatric and obstetric patients, those requiring cardiothoracic, neurosurgery and patients receiving complex medical and trauma care, including renal replacement and a retrieval service utilising helicopter and fixed wing flights


About the Role

Reporting to the Charge Nurse Manager, and strongly supported by a tight knit team, you’ll foster a culture within the unit that continues to strive for excellence in clinical services and focuses on patient centred care.  Key accountabilities of this role include; strategic leadership, staff education, development and recruitment, along with financial management, production planning, report writing, quality and risk management. Operationally, you will turn your hand to supervision, mentoring, and developing relationships through close liaison with other services both internal and external.  


About You

You must bring a clear focussed vision; strive for contemporary practice, and be ‘firm, but fair,’ with the ability to inspire staff, being their advocate when needed.  Here within the Surgical Directorate at Southern DHB we seek leaders who embody our core values, believe strongly in the value of education and research, and who are able to build solid networks, both within the DHB and nationally.  

You’ll be a Senior Registered Nurse with significant Critical Care experience, a current NZ APC and relevant post graduate qualifications, and your proven success in nursing leadership will be complemented by your knowledge of, and experience in, clinical quality, safety and best practice. 


About the Southern District

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: Sunday 25 August 2019

For further information please contact Jeanie Winter, Recruitment Advisor – Surgical Services & Radiology Directorate Phone: (03) 470 9571 or Email:

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