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Registered Nurse - Oncology/Haematology Outpatients

Registered Nurse – Oncology/Haematology Outpatients


Dunedin Hospital

Salary Band – $59,834 - $83,186 p.a prorata + Kiwisaver


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


Mō te tūranga | About the role

Working within the Southern Blood & Cancer Service, you will work across a variety of areas such as chemotherapy and supportive treatment administration, radiation therapy and clinic support, and at times, within the acute ward 8C.


The successful applicant will generally work Monday – Friday in Outpatients, however, it is important to note that the hours may extend to occasional weekends, rostered shifts or stat days if it is in the best interest of the service and our patients. It is essential we have an adequate skill mix across all rosters for the safe administration of chemotherapy, so some flexibility is required from time to time.


The Southern Blood & Cancer Service (SBCS) is a busy, fast growing, challenging and rewarding place to work, and comprises of the Outpatient Department Clinics, Oncology Day Unit (Chemotherapy Unit), Oncology/Haematology Assessment Unit, Radiation Therapy & the acute inpatient Ward 8C.


Mōu ake | About you

We’re looking for someone 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.


  • Must 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 acute Oncology/Haematology experience is preferred but not essential, and you must have at least 1 years’ experience as a Registered Nurse.


You will be joining a dedicated, supportive and friendly team of health professionals, providing invaluable support to families when they need it most. If you think you bring the skills we are looking for and have what it takes to thrive in a busy hospital environment, we would love to hear from you!


See position description.


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 ($59,834 p.a pro rata) and Step 7 ($83,186 p.a pro rata)


Rā mōnehu | Closing Date:  Sunday, 9 October 2022

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 Karen Cope, 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)
  • COVID-19 vaccination

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