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Position Title: Associate Charge Nurse Manager – Medical Ward
Location: Southland
FTE (Hours): 0.4 FTE / 16 hours per week
Date Posted: 14/10/2020
Application Closing Date: 23/10/2020 11PM
Job #: 064234
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Associate Charge Nurse Manager – Medical Ward
Southland Hospital

  • Permanent opportunity
  • Part time vacancy 0.4 FTE (16 hrs per week)


A permanent, part-time opportunity to join the Associate Charge Nurse Manager team in our Medical Ward, Southland Hospital has become available. This is an exciting position for an exceptional senior nurse looking to take the next step in their nursing career. This role will see you providing operational management, and day-to-day clinical leadership across the ward.  

About the Role
Reporting to the Charge Nurse Manager, and strongly supported by a tight knit team, you’ll foster a culture within the unit that continues to strive for excellence in clinical services, and focuses on patient centred care. Key accountabilities of this role include; strategic leadership, staff education, development and recruitment, financial management, production planning, report writing and quality and risk management. 

Operationally, you will turn your hand to supervision, mentoring, and developing relationships through close liaison with other services, both internal and external.   

Key accountabilities of this role include, but are not limited to:

  • Operational management of the ward: coordinating resources to meet identified needs of patients and staff, managing staff and patient flows on a shift by shift basis, both across the ward and between wards
  • Team management of the ward: supervision of nursing staff, providing clinical leadership on a shift by shift basis to establish and maintain a high standard of patient focused care within the allocated resources 
  • Quality and Risk Management, contributing to the service’s risk minimisation activities and service activities, fostering a quality improvement culture
  • Education, research & evidenced based practice, both role modelling and providing staff with clinical educational support.

About You
You must bring a clear focussed vision; strive for contemporary practice, and be ‘firm, but fair,’ with the ability to inspire staff, being their advocate when needed. Here within the Medical Directorate at Southern DHB we seek leaders who embody our core values, believe strongly in the value of education and research, and are able to build solid networks, both within the DHB and externally. 

You’ll be a senior registered nurse with significant nursing experience, possess a current NZ APC and relevant post graduate qualifications, and your proven success in nursing leadership will be complemented by your knowledge of, and experience in, clinical quality, safety and best practice. 

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

Please note, this vacancy is only open to current Southern DHB employees.

Closing Date: Friday, 23 October 2020
Please note
we may begin shortlisting as we receive application, 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.

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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