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Position Title: District Nurse - Oncology & Haematology
Location: Otago
FTE (Hours): Permanent Part time (20hours/week)
Date Posted: 10/02/2021
Application Closing Date: 24/02/2021 11PM
Job #: 065128
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District Nurse - Oncology & Haematology

Wakari Hospital

  • Part-time permanent position (20hours/week)
  • Challenging and diverse role
  • Friendly and supportive team


Here at the Southern DHB the highest possible levels of patient care and service lie at the heart of our mission. Integral to this is a commitment to creating a high performing organisation with a focus on quality.

Based in the Community Nursing Service, at Wakari Hospital, the role of Oncology/Haematology District Nurse is both busy and challenging but also extremely rewarding.  The position involves providing community nursing care and support for medical oncology, radiation oncology and haematology patients receiving chemotherapy or radiation therapy.  Some of the key nursing tasks are: comprehensive patient assessment; symptom control and management; patient education; psychosocial assessment and support.

This role is also key to the future development of the service, building links within both primary and secondary care and staff education and support.


Come and join our friendly and supportive team. A comprehensive orientation will be given.

The Successful Applicant will have:

  • Three years post registration experience
  • Excellent communication skills
  • A Professional Portfolio in progress


Oncology/Haematology experience is required, as will be a full, clean driver’s license


Closing Date: Wednesday, 24 February 2021

Please note that we may begin shortlisting as we receive applications and could withdraw the advertising at any time.

For further information please contact Theonette Ramsden, 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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