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Registered Nurse - Emergency Department

Registered Nurses – Emergency Department

Dunedin Hospital

Salary Band – $60,000 - $95,000 p.a prorata + Kiwisaver


  • Permanent positions are available!
  • 0.8FTE vacancies 64 hours per fortnight


Our Emergency Department’s (ED) vision is to be a centre of clinical care and customer service excellence.  The ED has a strong focus on customer service and its success is reliant on effective communication and teamwork.  The Emergency Department includes a triage area, a rapid assessment area, dedicated resuscitation areas, acute, sub-acute and paediatric cubicles along with ambulatory care spaces. It carries out all acute cares for adults and paediatrics including full patient resuscitation facilities, management of trauma, fractures, injuries and so much more.


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Mō te tūranga | About the role

Opportunities exist for nurses wanting to develop their skills in this area of nursing including: a comprehensive orientation programme; on-going development in emergency nursing skills e.g. Trauma Nursing Core Course, Triage Course, and Advanced Life Support. This is certainly a dynamic and interesting area to work. It goes without saying that an opportunity such as this lends itself to enhancing professional development and a well-rounded skill set.


Mōu ake | About you

We’re looking for nurses who are 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 succeed in this role 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 an acute setting would be an advantage


If this sounds like the opportunity you have been waiting for, apply now! Please also mention in your covering letter what your preference in 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

This role belongs to the NZNO Nursing & Midwifery Collective Agreement and falls between Step 1 ($66,570 p.a.) pro rata and Step 7 ($95,340 p.a.) pro rata.


Rā mōnehu | Closing Date:  31 March 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:


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