Nursing Director and Quality Manager (Fulltime)

Central Otago Health Services Ltd (Dunstan Hospital) Central Otago


This new fulltime position will be based at Dunstan Hospital in Clyde, Central Otago.  Situated 2.5 hours away from the base hospital in Dunedin, we are passionate about rural health care and serving our rural communities.


This role combines strategic, nursing leadership from a professional perspective with providing leadership and oversight of COHSL’s Quality Assurance and Improvement Programme. The role will provide professional advice to the CEO, Clinical Services Manager and others in the clinician management partnership on matters relating to Nursing Practice and will foster a strong quality improvement culture across the organisation.


As a member of the Management Team, you will be involved in developing and implementing the overall strategic direction of the organisation.


To be successful in this position you will:

  • have a relevant nursing postgraduate qualification or on a confirmed pathway to achieve this

  • possess current knowledge of professional nursing practice issues

  • have quality management experience and sound understanding of quality frameworks and methodologies

  • have an interest/experience in rural health

  • have experience in working in clinical partnerships


In return you will get to work in a great community owned organisation and in a new role that you can really make your own.  The remuneration on offer is highly competitive.  Opportunities like this don't often come up in Central Otago.


If you are looking for an exciting opportunity then please click here for an Application Form and Job Description


Please submit applications with a CV and cover letter to:

Closing date for applications Monday 27th September 2021