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Registered Nurse- Orthopaedics Outpatients

Registered Nurses – Orthopaedic Outpatients

Dunedin Hospital

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


  • Permanent – 0.7FTE / 56 hours per fortnight
  • Working in Preadmission clinic-orthopaedics



Mō te tūranga | About the role

We are seeking registered nurse with a passion for orthopaedics to work in preadmission clinic.

This busy role includes pre admitting patients undergoing elective orthopaedic surgery which includes completing nursing assessment, education and working collaboratively with wider team


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Mōu ake | About you

The successful applicant 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,
  • Excellent time management, interpersonal and organisational skills
  • The ability to be adaptable, flexible and solution focused.
  • Previous orthopaedic experience is advantageous


Ōtepoti | Dunedin

Dunedin is a great little city with a big town feel. It is well-known for its Southern Hospitality. Outside of work, you will find life in Dunedin to be a straightforward place to live, with excellent schools, a laid-back lifestyle and world-famous wildlife on the Otago Peninsula. This compact yet vibrant regional city has plenty of energy, expected to be a university town. This sustains excellent activities such as theatre, stunning gardens, art galleries, live music and a diverse selection of restaurants and cafés. Central Otago is a notable holiday destination, and many outdoor recreation opportunities are easily accessible from Dunedin.


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 expired NZNO Collective Agreement and falls between step 1 ($66,570 p.a) and Step 7 ($95,340 p.a pro rata) of the RN scale.


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 at  

We only accept online applications. Please apply via our website: All conversations will be confidential in nature.


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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