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Position Title: Registered Nurses - Gerontology Rotation
Location: Otago
FTE (Hours): Fixed term Part time (32hours/week)
Date Posted: 25/11/2020
Application Closing Date: Open
Job #: 064286
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Registered Nurses-Gerontology Rotation Expressions Of Interest

Southern District Health Board – Dunedin

  • Fixed term position 0.8 FTE Gerontology Rotation Nurse


Picture this….You’re a NZ registered nurse working in a unique gerontology rotation nurses programme in a supportive and friendly team environment. The SDHB offers a 24 month programme which provides extended learning opportunities and experience for Registered Nurses working with our gerontology population. 


The criteria will include:

  • At least 2 years recent experience as a Registered Nurse
  • New Entry To Practice graduate
  • Post graduate papers or a willingness to achieve same.

This programme provides the opportunity for nurses to participate in clinical rotations which may include acute medical, older persons' health assessment, treatment and rehabilitation, OPAL Unit Older Peoples Assessment and Liaison Unit, Home Team Community Rehabilitation and Aged Residential Care settings, in conjunction with postgraduate education to enhance your knowledge, skills and understanding of the older persons journey through the care continuum.

Sounds appealing??..... Then come and join us!


In addition to the experience you bring us, you will have enthusiasm, a can do attitude and a willingness to commit to our team and patients. We take pride in supporting our staff to grow so we run an ongoing support and professional development programme including regular team in-services, regular monthly meetings, staff mentoring and preceptor review.


Closing Date: Open

For further information please contact Jan Strachan, Recruitment Advisor – Strategy, Primary and Community Directorate, Phone (03) 214 5770 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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