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Position Title: Clinical Team Coordinator/s
Location: Otago
FTE (Hours): 0.5/0.6
Date Posted: 12/01/2021
Application Closing Date: 24/01/2021 11PM
Job #: 064853
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Clinical Team Coordinator/s

Dunedin Hospital

Senior Nurse position/s to provide out of hours specialist nursing care and support for staff in the care of deteriorating patients

  • Permanent appointment/s
  • Up to 0.7FTE (28 hrs per week) is available
  • Internal secondment/s considered  




Here at 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.                                                  

The Clinical Nurse Coordination team situated at Dunedin Hospital has an exciting opportunity for a passionate and experienced nurse to join the team on a permanent or secondment basis. This opportunity is for our ‘out of hours’ shifts.

We are also open to the possibility of splitting the role/FTE and appointing 2 x Clinical Team Coordinators. Up to 0.7FTE is available in total.


Clinical Team Co-ordinator (CTC) Description

The role of the CTC nurse is an exciting opportunity for senior Registered Nurses who have the following qualities:

  • Positive ‘can do’ attitude
  • Excellent at communication
  • Ability to support ward staff to recognise and manage their deteriorating patients
  • Use expert clinical judgement along with mandatory escalation pathway
  • Critical care background

Although working autonomously on a shift by shift basis, you will be part of a team that strives to empower, support and guide ward nurses to manage their acutely unwell and deteriorating patients. 

CTC nurses will play a pivotal part in rolling out the new national adult observation charts. These incorporate an Early Warning System (EWS) with mandatory escalation pathways. CTC nurses will provide clinical support by assisting the ward nursing staff initiate and implement appropriate escalation of care. The CTC will also attend 777 medical emergencies.


About Southern DHB

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.

Now is also 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, affordable housing 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.  Why don’t you check out for what the region and we can offer you and your whanau.


If this sounds like the opportunity you have been waiting for, apply now and please let us know in your covering letter what your preferred FTE would be. If you have further questions or would like to discuss in person, please contact: Jenny Hanson –

Closing Date: Sunday, 24 January 2021

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 regarding the recruitment process, please contact Karen Cope, Recruitment Advisor – Medical Directorate. Phone: (03) 470 9605 or Email:


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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