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Position Title: Registered Nurses – Ward 4A (General Surgery)
Location: Otago
FTE (Hours): Permanent 0.6 FTE - 1.0 FTE
Date Posted: 16/04/2018
Application Closing Date: 29/04/2018 11PM
Job #: 056220
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Registered Nurses – Ward 4A (General Surgery)

Dunedin Hospital


  • Permanent positions available
  • 0.6 – 1.0 FTE (24 – 40 hours per week)



Here at the 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.


Dunedin Hospital’s General Surgery Ward is now accepting applications from Registered Nurses looking to join a hardworking and supportive team on a permanent basis. We have multiple positions available, so whether you are interested in part-time hour or willing to work up to full-time, we can accommodate preference for hours for the right people.


Ward 4A is a 24 bed General Surgery ward, with an additional six bed High Dependency Unit attached. Ward 4A specializes in upper & lower GI and colorectal Surgery.  The ward provides for both elective and acute surgical admissions.


You will bring excellent assessment skills and a passion and focus for working with families/whanau to provide a high standard of care. You will be an exceptional team player who has strong communication skills and the ability to be flexible with work shifts. Additionally, you will naturally embody the Southern DHB values of Kind (Manaakitanga), Open (Pono), Positive (Whaiwhakaaro) and Community (Whanaungatanga) through your interactions with patients and colleagues. You will also have a minimum of 1 year recent experience working on a surgical ward. Experience working in an HDU is desirable.


The successful applicants will be provided with a first-rate orientation and an ongoing in-service education programme, along with opportunities for undertaking post graduate education.  The work is varied and interesting and you will have many opportunities to develop professionally. The hours of work are rostered and rotating shifts, Monday to Sunday. 


You will need to be registered in accordance with the Health Practitioner Competency Act 2003 as a New Zealand Registered Nurse and hold a current Practising Certificate.


Please indicate in your cover letter your preference for hours per week.



Closing Date: Sunday 29 April 2018


For further information please contact Jeanie Winter, Recruitment Advisor – Surgical Services & Radiology Directorate Phone: (03) 470 9571 or Email:

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