Registered Nurses Emergency Department

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Location: Invercargill, New Zealand
Job Type: Part-Time
Specialty: Registered Nurse
Job ID: Tonix1444


Job Description

Are you looking for a new challenge? The Emergency Department in Southland Hospital is currently looking for an additional four experienced Registered Nurses to join their fabulous team on a permanent part-time basis. They have 0.9 FTE (36 hours per week) and 0.8 FTE (32 hours per week) roles available.

About the Southern DHB

Southern DHB has the largest regional coverage of all the New Zealand health boards, providing services to 350,000 people in diverse communities across a huge geographical area. They take pride in all the services they provide and their aim is to improve, promote and protect the health of their region. They believe that their dedicated and passionate staff are a significant driving force behind the achievement of these standards, and they need more like minded people to help them continue providing for their community.

About the Service

The Emergency Department is a busy service and provides care for approximately 38,500 attendances every year. They have a triage area, a rapid assessment area, dedicated resuscitation areas, acute, sub-acute and paediatric cubicles. The department carries out all acute care, including full patient resuscitation facilities, management of trauma, fractures, injuries etc. The Department vision is to be a centre of clinical care and customer service excellence. They pride themselves on having a strong focus on customer service and its success is reliant on effective communication and teamwork.

About the Role – what’s in it for me?

This is an exciting opportunity 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. There are also ample opportunities for motivated employees to develop and further their career within this service.

They’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.

If this sounds like the role you have been looking for then apply today!

Now is a great time to relocate to Southern if you were considering a 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 is surfing, kayaking or sailing; skiing, hunting or fishing; theatre, live-music or art – there’s literally something for everyone.


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 ED/acute experience is essential, and you must have at least 1 year of experience as a Registered Nurse.