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Registered Nurse - Cardiology Cath Labs

Registered Nurse – Cardiology Cath Lab

Dunedin Hospital


  • Permanent position/s with Southern DHB!
  • Up to 1.0FTE (40 hours per week) is available
  • Job share considered


Southern District Health Board is inviting applications for a highly motivated and experienced Registered Nurse to join our friendly team in Dunedin Hospital on a permanent basis. The vacancy is full-time however we are open to a job share arrangement for the right candidate/s.


You will initially be based in our Cardiology Cath Lab for a period of eighteen months (until May 2023) to provide ACC and parental leave cover. Following this period, you will either be guaranteed a permanent position within this service, or a suitable permanent alternative opportunity within Dunedin Hospital will be offered.  This is so we can allocate our valuable resources where we need them the most!  This is a unique and exciting opportunity for those looking to gain invaluable experience, who also appreciate a certain level of flexibility in their work.


About the Role – what’s in it for me?

The Cardiology Department at Dunedin Hospital is looking for a Registered Nurse with experience in Cardiac Cath Lab, Cardiology or Acute Care (i.e. ICU/HDU/ED) to join the team.


The Dunedin Cath Lab provides acute and elective cardiac care for Southland and Otago and is the Cardiac referral centre for five smaller hospitals along with Revascularisation, Device Therapy and Structural Heart treatments.


Our service is compassionate, friendly and we are committed to high standards of practice. When you join us we will support your on-going professional development, and encourage you to progress with your career goals, so it is important to us that you are self-motivated and have a desire to succeed.


About You

We’re looking for a nurse who is experienced and 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 the candidates must have or demonstrate:


  • 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


If this sounds like the opportunity you have been looking for, apply now, and let us know why you would be the ideal candidate! Please also mention in your covering letter if you had a preference in joining us full or part-time, and what your ideal FTE/hours would be.


About Southern DHB

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. 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 district 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. Why don’t you check out https://careers.southernhealth.nz/ for what the region and we can offer you and your whanau.


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Closing Date: 12 December 2021

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


Do you currently work for Southern DHB? If so, please apply for this role via our internal careers site, found here:  Pulse > Applications > Corporate > SuccessFactors

For further information please contact Karen Cope, Recruitment Advisor Email: karen.cope@southerndhb.govt.nz


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)
  • Following the update to COVID-19 Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Order 2021, to be employed with Southern DHB you will be required to be fully vaccinated as a health care worker.  If you have already been fully vaccinated, you will need to provide proof of this to Occupational Health staff.  If you are not yet fully vaccinated you must make arrangements to be fully vaccinated, as required by the Order, by 1 January 2022

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