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Position Title: Registered Nurses – Bowel Screening
Location: Otago
FTE (Hours): 0.6FTE – 0.7FTE (24 – 28 hrs per week)
Date Posted: 06/11/2019
Application Closing Date: 29/11/2019 11PM
Job #: 060008
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Registered Nurses – Bowel Screening
Dunedin Hospital 

Part Time vacancies available!

  • Permanent appointments
  • 0.6FTE – 0.7FTE (24 – 28 hrs per week)

Are you looking for a new opportunity with an excellent work life balance? Our Gastroenterology Service in Dunedin Hospital is seeking highly motivated and experienced Registered Nurses to join our friendly team on a part-time, permanent basis.

About the Service
We are a close-knit department with 25 staff, and are looking for experienced registered nurses who are team players, with an interest in the gastroenterology field, and learning technical skills for assisting with flexible endoscopic procedures.  
About the Role – what’s in it for me? 
The department offers you the prospect of working in a diagnostic outpatient service, and to be exposed to a different type of nursing practice. We would anticipate after a certain training period and competence assessment, the successful candidate would be able to participate in our after-hours acute service roster.  There is also the opportunity to expand knowledge into areas like population bowel screening, inflammatory bowel disease and liver disease.

About You 
We are looking for nurses who are 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.  Applicants with experience in the gastroenterology and/or flexible endoscopy field will be prioritised in the short listing process.

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

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. 

If this sounds like the opportunity you have been waiting for, then apply today, and please let us know in your covering letter what skills you will bring to our service and what FTE you would like to be considered for.

Closing Date: Friday, 29 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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