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Position Title: Clinical Coordinator/Lecturer – Critical Care Course
Location: Otago
FTE (Hours): 0.5 FTE - 20 hours
Date Posted: 09/09/2020
Application Closing Date: 23/09/2020 11PM
Job #: 063760
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Clinical Coordinator/Lecturer – Critical Care Course

Practice Development Unit (Otago), Dunedin


  • Fixed term role January to December 2021
  • Provide specialist education for critical care delivery
  • Inspire, support, influence and improve nursing practice

Join us in this rewarding role which will see you act as educator, leader, role model and networker inspiring and promoting best practice within the world of Critical Care.


About the opportunity

We have an exciting fixed term opportunity for an experienced critical care practitioner to join our Practice Development Unit in the role of Clinical Coordinator/Lecturer for the post-graduate Critical Care course in 2021.

The position is part time, 20 hours per week, from 11th January through to 10th December 2021 and will see you providing specialist nursing education in relation to critical care delivery.

In this role you will have the opportunity to:

  • Teach and coordinate the post-graduate programme content
  • Mark and assess the work of Post-Graduate certificate students
  • Inspire, motivate and encourage nurses to deliver best practice in relation to Critical Care
  • Provide expert nursing knowledge within the Critical Care setting


About you

We are looking for an experienced Registered Nurse/Midwife with strong clinical leadership skills and solid critical care practice experience. You will need to hold a current PDRP and will have completed your Masters of Nursing.

Ideally you will bring the following skills and experience to the role:

  • Minimum of 3 years within Critical Care nursing
  • Credibility within the health care team as a professional resource within Critical Care
  • Knowledge of current issues within health and nursing in New Zealand
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to articulate evidence based nursing advice

This is a rewarding role which will see you act as educator, leader, role model and networker using your experience and knowledge to inspire and promote best practice within the world of Critical Care.


About us

The Practice Development Unit (Otago) is based within Dunedin Hospital and provides opportunities for inter-professional skills development and knowledge acquisition alongside professional practice development. The PDU is home to approximately 30 educators and coordinators all of whom deliver and facilitate educational opportunities within their designated areas as well as more broadly across the organisation. The team is close knit and supportive; always willing to lend a hand, develop new skills and initiatives and collaborate in order to ensure our healthcare environment provides the best quality, safety and patient/client experience with regard to patient care.


Why Southern?

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, 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.


Closing Date: Wednesday 23rd September 2020

For further information please contact Sarah Burgess, Recruitment Advisor – Corporate Directorate on (03) 470 9021


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.


Pre-Employment Occupational Health Assessment

In the interests of protecting our people and our patients, all appointments will be subject to an Occupational Health Assessment to confirm suitability and fitness to work in the role you are being considered for.

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