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Position Title: Registered Nurse – Ophthalmology
Location: Otago
FTE (Hours): Casual
Date Posted: 14/10/2020
Application Closing Date: 01/11/2020 11PM
Job #: 064155
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Registered Nurse – Ophthalmology Outpatients
Dunedin Hospital

  • Casual opportunity
  • Are you a Registered Nurse with Ophthalmology nursing skills?
  • Do you wish to expand your nursing practice and develop advanced nursing skills?

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 casual basis. Whether you are looking to diversify your existing portfolio or take on a new career challenge, this is an opportunity to showcase and develop your nursing skills while contributing to the provision of top-level care at Dunedin Hospital. The department operates Monday to Friday; however, the occasional Saturday cover may be required.

The Department offers a highly varied workload and the opportunity to work in a collaborative, multidisciplinary 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. 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.  

Closing Date: Sunday, 1 November 2020
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:

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.

How to Apply  
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