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Registered Nurse - Cardiology & Renal

Registered Nurses – Cardiology/Renal

Dunedin Hospital

Salary Band – $66,570 - $95,340 p.a prorata + Kiwisaver


  • Permanent, 0.5FTE - 0.8FTE positions available (20 - 32 hours per week)
  • Supportive, high-functioning team


About us

Our dedicated and supportive teams in Wards 7B and 7C are seeking additional highly motivated and experienced Registered Nurses to join us in Dunedin Hospital on a part time, permanent basis.  With colleagues moving upwards in their careers, others taking parental leave and additional nurse funding, it is an exciting time for the whole team!


Mō te tūranga | About the role

Within Ward 7B you will work closely with other departments in the hospital and have the opportunity to build up a high level of skill and knowledge which will be valuable for the rest of your career.  You’ll be expected to develop and use advanced assessment skills and knowledge to deliver the highest standards of patient care. The environment is fast-paced, but the work is rewarding, and you will be closely supported by a tight knit team all dedicated to providing the highest quality patient care.


You will be ready to meet the challenges of our busy Coronary Care Unit, caring for patients with a variety of acute cardiac conditions. You will have the ability to work on your own initiative, within the boundaries of your role, as well as being part of the team. You will promote and participate in the achievement of our values and behaviours, and have the opportunity for professional development in a friendly and supportive environment.


Ward 7c is a 16 bed Cardiology / Renal ward accepting Acute and Chronic Cardiology patients, and Acute and Chronic Haemodialysis / Peritoneal Dialysis patients from Waitaki to the Bluff. The ward works closely with the Renal and the Coronary Care Unit and it also has a 6 bed Day Unit attached which accepts both Renal Cardiology Respiratory patients for elective procedures.


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Mōu ake | About you

We’re looking for experienced nurses who are organised, friendly and calm, able to work independently and at the same time genuinely interested in the best outcome for both patient and team. To be considered, you will need to have:

  • Current registration with the New Zealand Nursing Council and a current APC, with the right to work in New Zealand
  • Demonstrated ability to work both autonomously and collaboratively with other professionals
  • Excellent time management, interpersonal and organisational skills
  • The ability to be adaptable, flexible and solution focused
  • Previous experience in High Dependency, Acute or Coronary Care skills and Level 6 CPR would certainly be an advantage


If this sounds like the opportunity you have been waiting for, apply now and please mention in your covering letter what your preference of FTE/hours would be.


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.


Now is also a great time to relocate to Southern if you were considering a move. The Southern region offers the benefits of excellent amenities, first class primary through to tertiary education and outstanding recreational opportunities. Whether it is surfing, kayaking or sailing; skiing, hunting or fishing; theatre, live-music or art – there’s literally something for everyone.


Utu whānui | Salary range

These roles belong to the NZNO Nursing & Midwifery Collective Agreement and fall between Step 1 ($66,570 p.a pro rata) and Step 7 ($95,340 p.a pro rata)


Rā mōnehu | Closing Date:  7 April 2023

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.


Tono ināianei | Apply now

For further information please contact Ben Kingsbury, Recruitment Advisor,

All conversations will be confidential in nature.


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

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)
  • New employees of Te Whatu Ora Southern will need to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, which includes two doses and a booster dose of an approved vaccine. If you are unable to receive a COVID-19 vaccine or booster for any reason, please indicate this in your cover letter so we can discuss this with you further and establish if you meet any criteria for an exemption

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