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Position Title: Registered Nurse – Oncology / Haematology
Location: Otago
FTE (Hours): 0.8 FTE / 32 hours per week
Date Posted: 16/10/2020
Application Closing Date: 01/11/2020 11PM
Job #: 064187
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Registered Nurse – Oncology / Haematology Outpatients
Southern Blood & Cancer Service (SBCS)
Dunedin Hospital

  • Permanent position
  • Part time 0.8 FTE vacancy (32 hrs per week)  

Here at Southern DHB, the highest levels of patient care lies at the heart of our mission. Integral to this is a commitment to achieving excellent clinical and commercial outcomes, based on quality service delivery.

About the Role – what’s in it for me? 
We have an exciting part-time, permanent opportunity for a registered nurse looking for a new challenge in their nursing career. Working within the Southern Blood & Cancer Service, you will work across a variety of areas such as chemotherapy and supportive treatment administration, radiation therapy and clinic support, and at times within the acute ward 8C.
This is a part-time position and the successful applicant will work rostered shifts Monday to Sunday.

About Southern DHB and the SBCS
The Southern Blood & Cancer Service is a busy, fast growing, challenging and rewarding place to work, and comprises of the Outpatient Department Clinics, Oncology Day Unit (Chemotherapy Unit), Oncology / Haematology Assessment Unit, Radiation Therapy and the acute inpatient Ward 8C.

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. 

About You
We’re looking for someone who is experienced and organised, friendly and calm, able to work independently and at the same time genuinely interested in the best outcome for both patient and team.

  • Must 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.
  • Previous acute Oncology / Haematology experience is preferred but not essential, and you must have at least 1 years’ experience as a Registered Nurse. 

You will be joining a dedicated, supportive and friendly team of health professionals, providing invaluable support to families when they need it most. If you think you bring the skills we are looking for and have what it takes to thrive in a busy hospital environment, we would love to hear from you!

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: Sunday, 1 November 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 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.

How to Apply  
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