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Position Title: Nurse Educator - Theatres
Location: Otago
FTE (Hours): 0.8 FTE
Date Posted: 19/11/2020
Application Closing Date: 06/12/2020 11PM
Job #: 064581
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Nurse Educator – Theatres 
Dunedin Hospital

  • Permanent part-time position
  • 64 hours per fortnight


About the Team
Dunedin Hospital is a 388-bed tertiary facility with eight main operating and two day surgery theatres performing approximately 10,200 operations each year. The team are as diverse as the patients they serve and are adaptable, flexible and innovative.


About the Role – what’s in it for me? 

We are looking for a Nurse Educator to step into this 0.8 FTE permanent role to continue to support new and existing staff within Theatres department with the provision of education, training and resources that ensure practice is current, evidence based and fit for purpose. 

A born communicator and collaborator, with the inherent ability to build successful working relationships, this role will see you working alongside nurses, medical colleagues as well as other educators within the wider PDU team to provide practice and professional development opportunities that enhance service delivery, quality and safety alongside improved patient outcomes. 


About You

You will have considerable post registration experience in nursing, professional credibility in the clinical setting with the confidence and passion for supporting and developing our nurses.  Participating in the recruitment of new nurses, developing and implementing their orientation programme is all part of the job.  You must have first-rate knowledge of the professional standards and regulations for Nurses plus superior written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills. 

It is essential that you are a Registered Nurse with a current practising certificate and either hold or be working towards an appropriate postgraduate qualification.  

If you are a networker, a leader and a role model; with recognised teaching, mentoring and coaching skills, have a real passion for patient and staff safety; and you align with Southern DHBs values and objectives then we welcome your interest in joining our team. 

Closing Date: Sunday 6th December 2020

For further information please contact Sarah Burgess, Recruitment Advisor, Corporate Directorate on (03) 470 9021


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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