Nurse Educator - Perioperative


The Nurse Educator provides professional nursing leadership, working with staff to meet quality and safety standards of care. This includes contributing to the development of policies and procedures and providing support for nurses undertaking graduate / postgraduate education. 

In this role you will be based in the busy perioperative service at Hutt Hospital. You will be responsible for supporting both nursing staff, health professionals and unregulated workers to enhance their skills and knowledge.  As a member of the Practice Development Unit you will take part in organising wide projects where appropriate, and work in partnership with the Charge/Clinical Nurse Managers to achieve goals as they relate to quality, safety and the education, training and ongoing professional development of the nursing workforce. 

We have a permanent 0.6 FTE role, available, working Monday to Friday with actual hours by mutual agreement. 


To ensure you are successful in this role you will need to have 4-5 years post registration experience in the perioperative setting, be a Registered Nurse, with a current APC, and  hold a relevant post grad qualification (or working towards one). 


We offer a supportive workplace culture with a commitment to your on-going professional development. This includes; a comprehensive orientation programme, training and study opportunities, and peer support. 

Staff benefits include discounts from many companies throughout the region, and use of our onsite gym. 


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 8111374-18 and job title in the subject line.

Permanent/Part Time

Job no: 8111374-18

Location: Lower Hutt

Closing Date: Friday, 14 December 2018