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Position Title: Registered Nurse – Ward 7A & 7B
Location: Otago
FTE (Hours): 0.8 FTE, 32 Hours
Date Posted: 04/09/2019
Application Closing Date: 18/09/2019 11PM
Job #: 059181
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Registered Nurse – Ward 7A & B - Respiratory/Thoracic/Cardiac

Dunedin Hospital


  • Part-time 0.8FTE vacancy (32 hours per week)
  • Fixed-term appointment (10 December 2019 – 11 May 2020)


Are you looking for a change or a new challenge?  Our dedicated and supportive team in Ward 7A & 7B is seeking a highly motivated and experienced Registered Nurse to join our friendly team in Dunedin Hospital on a fixed-term part-time basis.


About the Southern DHB

Southern DHB has the largest regional coverage of all the New Zealand health boards, providing services to 350,000 people in diverse communities across a huge geographical area. We take pride in all the services we provide and our aim is to improve, promote and protect the health of our region. 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.


About the Role – what’s in it for me?

Within this role you will work closely with other departments in the hospital and have the opportunity to build up a high level of skill and knowledge which will be valuable for the rest of your career in areas such as BiPAP, CPAP and ECG Interpretation.  You’ll be expected to develop and use advanced assessment skills and knowledge to deliver the highest standards of patient care. The environment is fast paced, but the work is rewarding and you will be closely supported by a tight knit team all dedicated to providing the highest quality patient care.


About You

We’re looking for a nurse who is experienced and organised, friendly and calm, able to work independently and at the same time genuinely interested in the best outcome for both patient and team.

To succeed in this role you will need to have:

  • Current registration with the New Zealand Nursing Council and a current APC, with the right to work in New Zealand
  • Demonstrated ability to work both autonomously and collaboratively with other professionals
  • Excellent time management, interpersonal and organisational skills
  • The ability to be adaptable, flexible and solution focused
  • Previous experience in High Dependency, Acute or Coronary Care skills and Level 6 CPR would certainly be an advantage.


Now is a great time to relocate to Southern if you were considering a move. 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.  Why don’t you check out for what the region and we can offer you and your whanau.


If this sounds like the opportunity you have been waiting for then apply today, and please specify in your covering letter your preference of shift times.


Closing Date: Wednesday, 18 September 2019


Please note that we may begin shortlisting as we receive applications and if necessary 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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