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Position Title: Registered Nurse - Day Surgery Unit
Location: Otago
FTE (Hours): Permanent 0.6 FTE
Date Posted: 10/05/2017
Application Closing Date: 24/05/2017 11PM
Job #: 053945
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Registered Nurse – Day Surgery

Dunedin Hospital


  • Permanent, part-time
  • 0.6 FTE (24 Hours per week)
  • Exciting opportunity for a skilled theatre nurse


Our Day Surgery Unit is seeking an enthusiastic Registered Nurse to join the team on a permanent, part time basis.


Our Day Surgery Unit is a one–stop shop, providing surgery to patients of all ages from a wide range of surgical specialties. DSU nurses care for patient’s right across the continuum of care from preadmissions through to discharge.  DSU also accommodates patients admitted for a variety of non-theatre procedures.  This is a tight unit and our nurses work closely together, therefore, it is an absolute requirement that you can demonstrate working as part of a small, successful team.


Our ideal applicant will have worked in theatres and/or PACU settings and have acute airway management experience. 


Further requirements include:

  • A willingness to be involved in the termination of pregnancy service
  • Excellent communication skills
  • High levels of initiative, enthusiasm and adaptability
  • A calm, patient focused approach
  • A  proactive approach towards professional development
  • A willingness to promote and champion quality initiatives


Applicants must be registered with the New Zealand Nursing Council and have a current practicing certificate.


Closing Date: Wednesday, 24 May 2017


For further information please contact Kylie Edwards, Recruitment Advisor – Surgical Directorate Phone: (03) 470 9571 or Email:

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