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Position Title: Registered Nurses – Surgical Ward
Location: Southland
FTE (Hours): 0.8 FTE (32 hours per week)
Date Posted: 12/02/2019
Application Closing Date: 24/02/2019 11PM
Job #: 058071

Registered Nurse – Surgical Ward

Southland Hospital

  • Permanent, 0.8 FTE opportunity
  • Fixed Term, 0.8 opportunity until late June 2019
  • Experienced Surgical Nurses Required


Our Surgical Ward at Southland Hospital is looking for an experienced Registered Nurse with a “can do”, positive attitude to join their multi-disciplinary team on a permanent part time basis, or fixed term basis. Our team is focused on patient centred care, so your kind nature and ability to adapt to rapidly changing clinical situations will ensure the patient journey is a smooth one. Recent surgical nursing experience and sound clinical skills are essential.


You will be responsible for providing a high standard of nursing care to all patients on the surgical ward, using knowledge based practise and a holistic nursing approach. Integral to these roles is the ability to initiate and accept responsibility and work autonomously when appropriate or necessary. 


You’ll find yourself part of a friendly and professional team working in a modern hospital with first rate facilities on top of this you will have access to ongoing professional development and given the wide geographical area the hospital covers, there will be many opportunities for variety in your work.


Applicants must have New Zealand Registration and hold a current Practising Certificate. We are looking for an experienced nurse to hit the ground running and preference will be given to those who have current eligibility to live and work in New Zealand.


Please inidicate in your application whether you would like to be considered for a permanent or fixed term position.


Closing Date: Sunday 24th February 2019


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



How to Apply  
You can contact the Recruitment team by emailing, or by calling 03 470 9357 (Otago) or 03 214 7220 (Southland)
If you have any questions regarding this position please contact the Recruitment Advisor using the contact details given above.

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