Clinical Nurse Coordinators - Perioperative
- Permanent, full time opportunities to provide leadership in Theatre
- Put your clinical and people management skills to the test
Internal Applicants Only
It’s time for us to do things differently here in our Perioperative Service- with a goal to establish a sustainable model of care, we are on the lookout for someone to inspire, support and embrace change within an environment of continuous transformation. That someone could be you!
About the opportunity
Dunedin Hospital has 9 Operating Theatres, each one with a designated Clinical Nurse Coordinator to provide leadership and promote flow and coordination for a cluster of surgical specialties. We are on the lookout for passionate, experienced nurses to step into CNC positions to provide direction in specialties including Urology, Gynaecology, Ear, Nose & Throat, Plastics, Neurosurgery, Orthopaedic, Trauma and Acute surgeries.
Our Operating Theatre Clinical Nurse Coordinator are responsible for establishing and promoting clinical nursing professional standards in conjunction with the Charge Nurse Manager within the operating theatre environment. Through coordinating and implementing best practice principles, developing and sustaining constructive relationships that enhance your ability to influence, and by modelling a partnership approach with all stakeholders you will ensure smooth day-to-day running of staff and resources within your designated area of responsibility.
You will be a natural, confident leader who leads from the front and by example. Naturally a glass half full person, you will be an adept problem solver, with the flexibility and confidence to make sound clinical and leadership decisions on your feet. Your clinical credibility in nursing will be complemented by your advanced communication skills; you’ll be a natural at building successful working relationships, and have proven experience in de-escalation and conflict resolution. You will need to be a registered and experienced nurse well versed in managing resources with an in-depth understanding of delivering sound clinical work through motivating others. Perioperative experience is essential.
If you have a passion for a particular specialty listed above, please let us know in your covering letter.
Please note this vacancy is only open to current Southern DHB employees
Closing Date: Sunday 8 December 2019
For further information please contact Jeanie Winter, Recruitment Advisor – Surgical Services & Radiology Directorate Phone: (03) 470 9571 or Email: Jeanie.firstname.lastname@example.org
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.