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Clinical Nurse Educator

Dunstan Hospital, Central Otago


About Us


Dunstan Hospital is a rural trust hospital based in Clyde, Central Otago.  We provide a wide range of healthcare services for a large geographical area, two and half hours from our base hospital in Dunedin. It is a place where staff are valued and respected for the knowledge and skills they bring, a place where knowledge and skills are shared in a supportive manner. The team members are as diverse as the staff and patients they serve and are adaptable, flexible and innovative. If you are looking for a positive, professional, and fun environment to grow your career you will find it with us.


About the Role 


The purpose of this role is to foster excellent clinical care ensuring patient and staff safety. You will have the opportunity to work across a variety of areas, innovate, implement change, streamline practice, and network widely. We are looking for a Clinical Nurse Educator to step into this 0.5 FTE permanent role to support new and existing staff to advance their clinical skills while planning and implementing workshops, facilitating mandatory training, and supporting professional development. 


The salary bracket for this position will be: $114,025 - $121,444


About You


You will have considerable post registration experience and professional credibility in the clinical setting, with confidence and passion for supporting and developing a safe workplace for patients and staff alike.


You must have first-rate knowledge of relevant professional standards and regulations plus superior written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills.  You will have the ability to build relationships quickly and gain an understanding of the educational needs of the workforce.


It is essential that you are a Registered Nurse with a current practising certificate, either hold, or be working towards an appropriate postgraduate qualification, and hold, or ready to submit, a current PDRP.  


If you are a team player, a networker, a leader, and a role model with recognised teaching, mentoring and coaching skills, have a real passion for patient and staff safety, and you align with our COHSL values and objectives, then we welcome your interest in joining our team.


Please click here for the job description and click here for the application form.  

To apply, please email your CV, Cover Letter and Application form to


This position will remain open until we find a suitable candidate so don’t delay with your application. 

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