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Position Title: Enrolled Nurse - Ward 7A & 7B
Location: Otago
FTE (Hours): 0.6 FTE (24 hours)
Date Posted: 11/09/2020
Application Closing Date: 20/09/2020 11PM
Job #: 064017
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Enrolled Nurse – Ward 7A & 7B - Respiratory/Thoracic/Cardiac

Dunedin Hospital

  • 0.6FTE (24 hours per week)
  • Fixed-term appointment (until 29 November 2020)


Our dedicated and supportive team in Ward 7A & 7B is seeking a highly motivated Enrolled Nurse to join our friendly team in Dunedin Hospital on a fixed-term, part-time basis. The reason for the fixed term is to provide cover for a colleague who is on ACC leave.

Whether you are looking to kick-start your career in a supportive environment, or you are a seasoned professional looking to diversify your skill set, Ward 7A & 7B has so much to offer!


About the Role – what’s in it for me?

We value our Enrolled Nurses and the important role they play in our achievement of high-quality patient outcomes. With your enthusiasm and work ethic, you too can make your mark as a valued member of our multi-disciplinary teams and of course, our wider DHB community. There are ample opportunities to build on your foundation of knowledge and expand your breadth of skills here. Whether it’s through the varied and diverse caseloads, or through professional development and mentoring; those who are motivated to continue learning will certainly be kept on their toes.


About You

You must have the ability to work in a high output area, be a flexible and adaptable team player, and able to use your initiative with ease. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are also paramount for this role.

To succeed in this role the successful applicant will need to have or demonstrate:

  • A current Annual Practicing Certificate 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.

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.  Why don’t you check out for what the region and we can offer you and your whanau.


If this sounds like the opportunity you have been waiting for then apply today!


Closing Date: Sunday, 20 September 2020

Please note that we may begin shortlisting as we receive applications and if necessary withdraw the advertising at any time. 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.


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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