Clinical Nurse Specialist - CRISS - Cardiology/ Heart Failure

Job Number: 
Work Type: 
Part Time
Closing Date: 
Monday, 16 September 2019

Clinical Nurse Specialist - CRISS - Cardiology/ Heart Failure

  • 0.5 FTE, permanent position available
  • Professional and clinical leadership role
  • Excellent communication, expert knowledge, and a background in Cardiology is essential

Our Purpose

When you work with the Canterbury District Health Board, you're part of something very special. We plan, fund and deliver health services to the almost 600,000 people that live in the Canterbury region. Our primary goal is to put people at the heart of everything we do.

The Team

The CRISS Cardiology/Heart Failure (HF) team is a small, dynamic, innovative team with a fantastic opportunity for a Clinical Nurse Specialist to join their team.

The Role

You will be an experienced Registered Nurse and be on the post graduate pathway, having completed or be working towards a relevant post graduate qualification. An extensive background in Cardiology is a prerequisite, while experience in CCU is desirable. This is a permanent role.

In collaboration with the CRISS Cardiology Nursing team, providing education, support and advocacy throughout the patient's disease trajectory. You will work with appropriate services, to ensure patient centred care is provided.

Motivation, the ability to engage people, excellent clinical assessment, education and communication skills in addition to expert nursing knowledge and extensive clinical experience is essential for the role. A full drivers licence is mandatory.

Please see the attached position description for more information.

Enquires to Maureen, Nurse Manager, CRISS/ID, Level 5 Riverside, Ex 88141, Christchurch Hospital

Our Culture: What matters to us

Ko ngā tāngata, te mātua mahi
Putting people at the heart of all we do

Health is ultimately all about people. What's important around here is the way we care for and respect others, the responsibility taken for delivering outcomes, and going about our work with integrity.

Belonging Here

Being part of the Canterbury District Health Board, you will enjoy a fantastic benefits scheme, the opportunity for flexible working arrangements and ongoing focus on your career development.

Apply online, or to find out more information, please contact HR.

Email:[email protected]

Your application will be reviewed and progressed as soon as possible.