Clinical Nurse Specialist - CRISS - Cardiology Heart Failure.

Job Number: 
Work Type: 
Part Time
Closing Date: 
Wednesday, 14 August 2019

Clincial Nurse Specialist -  CRISS Cardiology/Heart Failure 

  • 0.5 FTE, permanent position available
  • Professional and clinical leadership role
  • Excellent communication and expert knowledge 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, 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, including CCU experience is a prerequisite for this role. This is a permanent role.

As a positive role model in clinical leadership you will work with the CRISS Cardiology/HF CNS team, providing advice, support and information throughout the patient's disease trajectory. You will work collaboratively with appropriate services, to ensure high standards of care are maintained and improved patient outcomes are 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. You will provide leadership within the CNS role. Computer literacy is strongly desirable.

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, our people enjoy access to, flexible working arrangements and a genuine and ongoing focus on career development.

We hope you'll seriously consider joining us, but if this role isn't a good fit for you, please share this opportunity with people in your personal networks.

Apply online, here is the link: or to find out more information, please contact or Maureen, Nurse Manager, CRISS/ID, Level 5 Riverside, Ex 88141, Christchurch Hospital.

Your application will be reviewed and progressed as soon as possible