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Position Title: Registered Nurse – Respiratory / Cardiac
Location: Southland
FTE (Hours): 0.75 FTE (30 hours per week)
Date Posted: 02/10/2020
Application Closing Date: 18/10/2020 11PM
Job #: 064133
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Registered Nurse – Respiratory / Cardiac
Southland Hospital

  • Part-time 0.75 FTE opportunity (30 hours per week)
  • Parental leave cover until 21 November 2021

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the Long Term Conditions Team at Southland Hospital. We are looking for a Registered Nurse to join the team to assist with Respiratory and Cardiac patient education, and to assist the Clinical Nurse Specialist’s in the cardiac and respiratory outpatient clinics on a fixed term basis.

About the Service
Primarily based in Southland Hospital, this autonomous position also affords the opportunity to visit and care for patients at home in the community around the Southland Region, offering you the chance to expand your range of patient centred skills. As such, the role is a multi-faceted position where no two days are ever the same, presenting ample opportunities for professional development for those who are motivated.

About the Role – what’s in it for me? 
This role works in close collaboration with a small team of Respiratory and Cardiac Clinical Nurse Specialist’s and Registered Nurses who work hard to support one another in an effort to provide quality, patient centred care no matter the location. Joining us is an excellent opportunity for a nurse wanting more autonomy and further opportunities Management of Long term Conditions nursing with the full support of a tight knit team.

You will be required to work 6 hours per day Monday through to Friday.

This position really focuses on bridging the gap between primary and secondary care so if you value teamwork and are able to effectively prioritise workloads you will feel right at home with us. Ideally you will be a Senior Registered Nurse with advanced assessment and exceptional communication skills; and a full, clean driver’s licence is essential. 

About You
To succeed in this role, you will need to 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
  • A full, clean drivers licence

Closing Date: Sunday, 18 October 2020
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 Jeanie Winter, Recruitment Advisor – Surgical Services & Radiology Directorate. Phone: (03) 470 9571 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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