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Position Title: Registered Nurse – Domiciliary Oxygen Specialty
Location: Southland
FTE (Hours): 0.75 FTE / 30 hours per week
Date Posted: 01/11/2019
Application Closing Date: 17/11/2019 11PM
Job #: 060038
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Registered Nurse – Domiciliary Oxygen Specialty
Southland Hospital

  • Part-time 0.75 FTE opportunity (30 hours per week)
  • Permanent vacancy!

Southland Hospital has an exciting opportunity for an experience Registered Nurse to join their passionate team on a part-time, permanent basis.

About the Service
Primarily based in Southland Hospital, this autonomous position also affords the opportunity to visit and care for patients at home in the community around the Southland Region, offering you the chance to expand your range of patient centred skills. As such, the role is a multi-faceted position where no two days are ever the same, presenting ample opportunities for professional development for those who are motivated.

About the Role – what’s in it for me? 
This role works in close collaboration with a small team of Respiratory Clinical Nurse Specialist’s and Registered Nurses who work hard to support one another in an effort to provide quality, patient centred care no matter the location. Joining us is an excellent opportunity for a nurse wanting more autonomy and further opportunities in Respiratory or Management of Long term Conditions nursing with the full support of a tight knit team.

This position really focuses on bridging the gap between primary and secondary care so if you value teamwork and are able to effectively prioritise workloads you will feel right at home with us. Ideally you will be a Senior Registered Nurse with advanced assessment and exceptional communication skills; and a full, clean driver’s licence is essential. 

About You
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
  • A full, clean driving licence

About 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. 

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.

Closing Date: Sunday, 17 November 2019

Please note we may begin shortlisting as we receive applications and if necessary withdraw the advertising at any time. If you are interested in this position, please do not delay! 

For further information, please contact Karen Cope, Recruitment Advisor – Medical Directorate. Phone: (03) 470 9605 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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