Clinical Nurse Manager – New Zealand

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Cpl Healthcare in partnership with the MidCentral District Health Board in New Zealand are recruiting a Clinical Nurse Manager (Charge Nurse) to join their team in Palmerston North.

The Charge Nurse leads the development, implementation, monitoring, and evaluation of patient focussed nursing care, enhancing co-ordination, continuity and collaboration within the interdisciplinary team and with families, facilitating excellence, promoting scholarship and enquiry, and improving health outcomes.

The Charge Nurse with the Nurse Director is responsible for leading the delivery of the nursing philosophy and Standards of Practice, individual performance development, identifying continuing education needs of nurses, and ongoing monitoring of performance development.



  • Recent experience at Associate Charge Nurse level in an acute environment
  • Proven knowledge and experience in surgical nursing
  • Level 4 PDRP or evidence to show working towards that level
  • Competent computer skills
  • Recognised by peers as a leader of nursing practice and staff
  • Recent experience in surgical or emergency nursing
  • Evidence of change management and project work
  • Meets the statutory and organisational requirements for working with children, as per the
  • Vulnerable Children Act 2014 and MidCentral District Health Board policy, including a satisfactory police check and other safety checking processes.

  • Nursing Masters degree or willingness to achieve same

  • A well defined understanding of the essential qualities that promote a well integrated and successful team approach to hospital based patient care
  • The ability to prioritise, organise, problem solve and the flexibility to consistently maintain a productive work environment
  • Ability to achieve desired outcomes within a changing and often unpredictable environment
  • Able to coach and develop staff with an active commitment professional growth and development
  • Ability to adapt and implement change
    The annual salary for the appointment will be Grade 6 of the Senior Nurse and Midwife Salary Scale ($97,336 – $106,938).

    Hours of work will be 40 per week, Monday to Friday.

    The successful candidate will be offered a relocation allowance of up to $5000 (NZ).