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Nurse Educator

Southern District Health Board
Job Category:
Otago - Dunedin
Job Type:
Ongoing - Part Time
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Closing Date:
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Job Description

Emergency Department

Dunedin Hospital

  • Permanent part-time Educator role for ED
  • 0.6 FTE - 24 hours per week
  • Supporting the fast pace and front line department

About the team

The Emergency Department is a fast paced dynamic environment where you will encounter inter-professional working at its finest. It is a place where everyone is valued and respected for the knowledge and skills they bring, a place where knowledge and skills are shared in a supportive and cohesive manner. The team are as diverse as the population they serve and are adaptable, flexible, innovative and thrive on and accept change readily. If you are looking for a positive, professional and fun environment to grow your career you will find it here within the ED.

About the role - what's in it for me?

We are looking for a Nurse Educator to step into this 0.6 FTE permanent role to continue to support new and existing staff within the ED department with the provision of education, training and resources that ensure practice is current, evidence based and fit for purpose.

A born communicator and collaborator, with the inherent ability to build successful working relationships, this role will see you working alongside nurses, medical colleagues as well as other educators within the wider PDU team to provide practice and professional development opportunities that enhance service delivery, quality and safety alongside improved patient outcomes.

About you

You will have considerable post registration experience in nursing, professional credibility in the clinical setting with the confidence and passion for supporting and developing our nurses. Participating in the recruitment of new nurses, developing and implementing their orientation programme is all part of the job. You must have first-rate knowledge of the professional standards and regulations for Nurses plus superior written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills.

It is essential that you are a Registered Nurse with a current practising certificate and either hold or be working towards an appropriate postgraduate qualification.

If you are a networker, a leader and a role model; with recognised teaching, mentoring and coaching skills, have a sound knowledge of ED processes; and you align with Southern DHBs values and objectives then we welcome your interest in joining our team.

About the Southern DHB

The 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. Our customers - patients, staff and communities - are at the forefront of everything we do.

The Southern district offers the benefits of excellent amenities, first class primary through to tertiary education, affordable housing and outstanding recreational opportunities. Whether it's surfing, kayaking or sailing; skiing, hunting or fishing; theatre, live-music or art - there's literally something for everyone. Check out for what the region - and we - can offer you and your whanau.

Closing date: Sunday, 20 October 2019.

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