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Position Title: Registered Nurse – Ophthalmology Outpatients
Location: Otago
FTE (Hours): 1.0 FTE 40 hours
Date Posted: 29/11/2019
Application Closing Date: 08/12/2019 11PM
Job #: 060184
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Registered Nurse – Ophthalmology Outpatients

Dunedin Hospital


  • Permanent, full time (1.0 FTE)
  • Are you a Registered Nurse with Ophthalmology nursing skills?
  • Do you wish to expand your nursing practice and develop advanced nursing skills?
  • Are you willing to undertake post-graduate studies and enter the PDRP programme?


Here at the Southern DHB, we are firmly committed to providing our patients with the highest level of care. 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

An exciting vacancy has come up in the Ophthalmology Outpatients Department for a Registered Nurse to join their team on a permanent full time basis (1.0 FTE). Hours worked are usually rostered Monday to Friday, however the occasional Saturday cover may be required.


Our Ophthalmology Outpatients Department is undergoing change and wishes to support the development of advanced nursing roles. The Department offers a highly varied workload and the opportunity to work in a collaborative, multi-disciplinary environment. Enthusiastic nurses with a “can do”’ positive attitude who enjoy the challenge of a working in a busy but rewarding environment and who can demonstrate adherence to high nursing practice standards will thrive.


What’s on Offer

The work in this specialty is varied and interesting, Nursing in ophthalmology offers exciting opportunities to develop and expand your practice, including learning to deliver intravitreal injections and running nurse-led clinics. Comprehensive training and ongoing support will be provided.  Encouraging career development is a high priority for us – there is ample opportunity for professional development. Our team are dedicated, professional and on hand to provide you with mentorship and support.


About You

You are a Registered Nurse with a patient focused approach, excellent nursing assessment skills and the desire to expand your practice. You will possess strong organisation skills, flexibility and the ability to demonstrate exceptional initiative. Experience in ophthalmology would be an advantage. 


About the Southern District

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.  Check out for what the region and we can offer you and your whanau.


Please note we intend to interview for this position on Wednesday the 18th of December.


Closing Date:  Sunday 8 December 2019


Please note that we may begin shortlisting as we receive applications and could withdraw the advertising at any time. For further information please contact Jeanie Winter, Recruitment Advisor – Surgical Services & Radiology Directorate Phone: (03) 470 9571 or Email:


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