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Position Title: Registered Nurse – Ward 8 Med
Location: Otago
FTE (Hours): 0.8 FTE, 32 Hours
Date Posted: 02/12/2019
Application Closing Date: 15/12/2019 11PM
Job #: 060155
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Registered Nurse - Ward 8 Med

Dunedin Hospital

  • Part-time 0.8FTE vacancy (32 hours per week)
  • Fixed-term opportunity (20 December 2019 – 1 April 2020)


Our Internal Medicine Service, Ward 8 Med, is looking for a dynamic and experienced Registered Nurse to join the team on a fixed-term, part-time basis. This role is required to provide cover during the holiday season, and periods of staff absence.


About the Role – what’s in it for me?

We are interested in hearing from Registered Nurses with experience in an acute setting.  Our Service is compassionate, friendly and we are committed to high standards of practice. When you join us we will support your on-going professional development and encourage you to progress with your career goals, so it is important to us that you are self-motivated and have a desire to succeed.

We are proud that we were one of the first Services that worked off electronic patient medication charts, so you will need to be comfortable and skilled in using computers or willing to learn.

We’re looking for someone who’s 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. To be considered the candidates must have or demonstrate:

  • Must 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.
  • Previous acute experience is essential, and you must have at least 1 years’ experience as a Registered Nurse.


If you would like to gain further experience alongside our supportive team, please apply today and tell us in your cover letter what you will bring to our service.


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.

The Southern district offers the benefits of excellent amenities, first class primary through to tertiary education, affordable housing and outstanding recreational opportunities.  Whether it 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, 15 December 2019


External candidates, please note the salary for this position will be $54,034 - $72,945 per annum (pro rata) as per the NZNO MECA Registered Nurses scale, and will be based on relevant experience.

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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