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Registered Nurse - Outpatients, Ophthalmology

Registered Nurse - Ophthalmology

Southland Hospital


  • Fixed term – till 17 February 2023
  • Part time – 0.8 FTE (32 hours per week)
  • No shift work
  • An exciting opportunity to develop a specialist area – training will be provided



About the Role

Our busy Outpatients Department has a rare opportunity for a registered nurse to join their Ophthalmology Clinic team in a fixed term position.  If you have an interest and desire to learn about the specialist field of Ophthalmology – this is an opportunity for you to learn and work in our Outpatient clinic in this fixed term role through until February 2023.  We will provide you with ongoing teaching in this area.


The clinics are usually held on week days, but occasionally there can be some weekend work. 


About You

You will be working in a multi-disciplinary team, educating and sharing knowledge with patients and outpatients staff so outstanding relationship building skills are essential.


Integral to this role is your positive and confident nature along with your drive, desire to learn, and care for your patients.


The Location

Sick of long commutes to work? - Southland Hospital is located within 10-15 minutes drive from anywhere in Invercargill and offers free car parking on site for staff.


Now is a great time to re-locate to the Southern District if you were considering the move the Southern District offers the benefits of excellent amenities, first class primary through to tertiary education, affordable housing and outstanding recreational opportunities.  Whether it’s the outdoors - kayaking or sailing; skiing, hunting or fishing; or theatre, live-music or art or shopping and dining out – there’s literally something for everyone.  Check out https://southernhealthcareers.nz/  or check out Discover Invercargill for what we can offer you and your whanau.


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Closing Date: Wednesday, 15 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 Diane Wilson, Recruitment Advisor, email: diane.wilson@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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