Clinical Nurse Manager - Hokitika

on 8 November

West Coast DHB

  • Full-time, permanent role within in our team based in Hokitika
  • Currently Registered and highly skilled nurse ideally with a background rural/remote medicine
  • Excellent clinical leadership and interpersonal skills, strong emotional intelligence and high levels of cultural competency

Ehara taku I toa takitahi engari, he toa takitini

My strength, is not the strength of one, it is the strength of many

What you'll do with your time:

  • Supporting and ensuring that high levels of clinical practice are being conducted across the region
  • Working closely with other area managers to ensure a continuity of care across the West Coast
  • Overseeing and leading our teams including our Rural Nurse Specialists

If you are wanting to step into a rural nursing leadership role thane look no further, we here at West Coast DHB are leading the way in rural health delivered and this role is pivotal in how rural and remote nursing is delivered. You will be leading a team of Rural Nurse Specialists, District Nurses and overseeing a ACNM and a team leader.

We are looking for someone with the following traits:

  • Strong understanding of rural and remote medicine along with skills in emergency care, primary care and long term conditions
  • Passion for developing and bring the best out of others
  • Flexible, Self-motivated and happy to embrace change

What we are about

We are unique and like no other in New Zealand with a close-knit community where your work will make a real difference.

We will help you grow as a leader in rural health with a continued focus on your career development

We continue to break new ground and shape our health system to wrap care around patients in their communities.

Why us

This isn't a job for just anyone, joining us means sharing our goals and values and being dedicated to this community and our team as we seek to become a centre of excellence in rural health care. We offer competitive benefits, flexible working arrangements and a relocation scheme to candidates who will join us in this.

What's next

Please apply online via our careers website or to for further questions, please contact: Simon Liddy.


Phone: 03 337 7890


Closing date:  24 November 2019

Applicants will be progressed as they apply, so if this sounds like you, please apply now!

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