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Clinical Nurse Specialist - Surgical
Life is a collection of small moments: meaningful moments, challenging moments, moments to remember. At Te Whatu Ora – South Canterbury, we want to support our people to enjoy more of the moments that matter. Are you ready to join us?
The CNS will
act in the role of clinical expert, educator, consultant, researcher, and
leader in the pursuit of clinical excellence in the delivery of patient
As part of the CNS team, this role works collaboratively with a multidisciplinary team of health professionals within contemporary
models of care, to lead improvements in general surgical management and care. The role is instrumental in supporting the
wider health sector in South Canterbury to become an effective customer driven,
safety conscious, quality service which reflects the needs of the local
community. There is also an element of
complex case management within the surgical portfolio.
Success factors for role include:
- Nursing Council of NZ registration, and current APC
- Currently holds or working towards a postgraduate qualification
- Develop and maintain Senior RN Nurse PDRP
- Significant relevant clinical experience and proven critical thinking ability
- Ability to work collaboratively with health professionals and as an autonomous practitioner
- Excellent clinical assessment skills and role model for contemporary clinical practice
- Current New
Zealand Divers License
Why choose Te Whatu Ora South Canterbury?
one of the country’s smaller regions our people always have room to move and
grow - you’ll get a wider exposure to specialties and enjoy the benefits of a
flat structure: processes that run smoothly and a fun, friendly culture. With
us, you’re more than just a number; you’re part of a team where everyone knows
your name. You’ll be supported to thrive through our many professional
development opportunities and have the chance to share your expertise as part
of our graduate mentoring programme.
top of all that, you’ll get to enjoy the fantastic Timaru lifestyle: between
the beach and the mountains, work-life balance is truly achievable here.
At Te Whatu Ora – South Canterbury, integrity,
collaboration, accountability, respect and excellence are at the heart of
everything we do. We are a proudly diverse team, as we know a diverse and
inclusive workforce achieves the best outcomes for our patients and
communities. If you share in these core values and bring them into every aspect
of your patient care, we can’t wait for you to join us.
Apply now - this moment is yours!
Please apply for this vacancy online at https://scdhb.careercentre.net.nz
We look forward to receiving your application directly via our Careers Site.
If you have
any questions regarding applying for this role please contact Human Resources
by phoning 03 687-2230.
Applications will remain open and close without notice once a suitable
applicant is found.
As part of our duty of care towards our patients, it is crucial that all patient-facing staff be fully immunised. If you have made it to the later stages of recruitment, you will be expected to produce your immunisation records for infection control purposes.