Clinical Nurse Specialist - ED

We are seeking a senior emergency nurse to join our friendly, dynamic and progressive emergency team.

About the Role

Hutt Hospital ED is a mixed adult/paediatric urban district ED seeing 47,000, patients per year with an admission rate of 24 – 25%. We are supported by a 16 bed Medical Planning & Assessment Unit, as well as excellent medical and surgical teams. We are also the regional centre for Burns and Plastics.

As our new clinical nurse specialist you will be responsible for providing direct care to patients with minor injuries. Our CNS are expected to support the clinical charge nurse in providing day to day support to staff both junior and senior staff. As a senior nurse the CNS will lead the development of service specific pathways, protocols and guidelines, in accordance with CNS standards and scope that govern practice.

 This position is a rostered and rotating, permanent (0.8 FTE), which does not include night shifts.

 We can offer you

  • A tailored orientation and extensive education opportunities
  • A supportive workplace culture with a commitment to your on-going professional development
  • Fun team environment with outstanding peer support 
  • Subsidised parking right outside the door

 Staff benefits include our newly developed staff 'Wellness Program', discounts from many companies throughout the region, and use of our onsite gym.

Skills and Experience

You must be registered with the Nursing Council of New Zealand and hold a current APC. Ideally you will have at least one year’s nursing experience in NZ and have worked in a similar role. Preference will be given to applicants how have a minimum 3 years Australasian/UK emergency department experience.

How to Apply

Please complete an online HVDHB application form by clicking the 'Apply Now' button or through our careers website:  Please note: We are unable to accept applications via email.

For further information on this role, please email and indicate the vacancy number 9112352-19 and job title in the subject line.

Permanent/Part Time

Job no: 9112352-19

Location: Lower Hutt

Closing Date: Sunday, 25 August 2019