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Position Title: Nurse Educator – Ward 8 Med
Location: Otago
FTE (Hours): 0.6 FTE / 24 hours per week
Date Posted: 31/10/2019
Application Closing Date: 10/11/2019 11PM
Job #: 059965
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Nurse Educator – Ward 8 Med
Dunedin Hospital

  • Part-Time (0.6 FTE) – 24 Hours per week
  • Permanent role

About the Team
Our Medical Ward at Dunedin Hospital is looking for a Nurse Educator to join their team.  

This is a diverse role, within a busy Medical ward which has Gastroenterology patients and also encompasses the Stroke Unit. A multi-faceted position where no two days are ever the same, you’ll be working through a strategic plan to deliver education to upwards of 70 staff members. 

About the Role – what’s in it for me? 
Your encouragement of on-going nursing development will see you arranging and presenting education, providing one to one bed side teachings, tutorials, coordinating orientations and students. 

If you are passionate about educating and evidenced based practice and have post graduate qualifications this would be a great step in your career, apply today! 

About You
The successful candidate will be a Senior RN with advanced assessment and resuscitation skills. You will have exceptional communication skills, and the ability to present and teach to a range of different learning styles. As a skilled practitioner, you will keep abreast of developments in the relevant areas of nursing with the ability to change and adapt your teaching / polices / practice dependent on evidence based practice. 

If you are a networker, a leader and a role model; with recognised teaching, mentoring and coaching skills, have a sound knowledge of Medical Ward processes; and you align with Southern DHBs values and objectives then we welcome your interest in joining our team. 

About the Southern DHB
The 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. Our customers – patients, staff and communities - are at the forefront of everything we do.

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 and your whanau.

Closing Date: Sunday, 10th November 2019

For further information please contact Sam Cunningham, Recruitment Advisor, Corporate and Women’s & Children’s Health Directorates Phone: (03) 213 5427 or Email:

Children’s Act 2014
Due to this position having contact with children and the SDHB’s commitment to child protection, you will be subject to ‘safety checks’ under the Children’s Act at the time of hire and thereafter as per the relevant legislation.

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