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Data Nurse - Te Puna Wai Ora / ICU - Fixed term

Data Nurse (Registered Nurse)

Te Puna Wai Ora / ICU

Salary Band – $73,000 - $103,000 p.a prorata + Kiwisaver


  • 0.5 FTE / 40 hours per fortnight
  • Fixed term until July 2024
  • Competitive salary + retail and insurance discounts


The ICU Data nurse will play a pivotal role in Te puna wai ora / Southern Critical Care current and future service needs and intensive care clinical practice. 


Mō te tūranga | About the role

The functions of the role are in accordance with the College of Intensive Care Medicine minimum standards for Tertiary level III Intensive Care Units operational requirements.


  • Collect & submit data to both the Intensive Care Departments' clinical databases,
  • Manage the delivery of data to meet deadline for submission, ensuring that all data is collected, and correctly entered,
  • Responsible for the Intensive Care Departments' Central Line Associated Bacteraemia (CLAB) Database and the Department Quality CLAB Programme and Quality Safety Indicator for CLAB,
  • Extract information for assisting with service requirements, investigation, analysis, and documentation of data,
  • Present information to ensure business/user requirements are delivered within the Department,
  • Educate and train clinical staff in the Intensive Care Department on administration, data collection, documentation processes and data requirements for ANZICS databases,
  • Assist research team in data entry into the numerous databases for collection of clinical data for study participants.


See position description.


Mōu ake | About you

  • New Zealand Nursing registration,
  • Computer skills- Previous experience with word processing, database and spreadsheet and analysis skills using Microsoft Windows Office applications,
  • Proven record of using initiative and innovation,
  • Excellent time management skills,
  • Maintain high level of confidentiality,
  • Able to work independently as well as part of a team with a commitment to co-operative team relations,


Painga | Benefits

  • Beautiful coastlines and a family-friendly community.
  • Continuous support for career development.
  • Subsidised gym membership and discounted health insurance.
  • Access to staff fitness facilities and banking offers
  • Access to a range of retail discounts and Employee Assistance Programme (EAP).


Mō mātou | About us

Te Whatu Ora - Southern has the largest geographical coverage of all the New Zealand regions, providing services to 350,000 people in diverse communities. We take pride in all the services we provide, and our aim is to improve, promote and protect the health of our region. 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.


Utu whānui |Salary range

This role belongs to the NZNO Collective Agreement and falls between the step 1 ($73,566 p.a) and Step 7 ($103,630p.a prorata) of the RN scale.


Rā mōnehu |Closing Date:  24 February 2024

Due to the fast-paced nature of what we do, our vacancy close dates may be subject to change. Don’t delay, make sure you apply as soon as possible.

Applications may be reviewed as soon as they are received.


Tono ināianei | Apply now

We only accept online applications. Please apply via our website: 

For further information please contact Ben Kingsbury, Recruitment Advisor, all conversations will be confidential in nature


If you currently work for Te Whatu Ora- Health New Zealand - Southern , please apply for this role via our internal careers site, found here:  Pulse > Applications > Corporate > SuccessFactors



Pre-Employment checks

In the interests of protecting our people and our patients, all appointments will be subject to:

  • Occupational Health Assessment
  • Police Vetting / Ministry of Justice safety checks
  • Serious misconduct checks (previous Public Service departments and statutory Crown entities only)
  • Covid-19 Vaccination is expected for all Workers at higher risk of workplace exposure to COVID-19 through face-to-face patient interaction, working in clinical areas and contact with potentially infectious materials and surfaces.

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