Nurse Educator - Emergency Department

  • Time to make a career move and take on a nurse educator role
  • Coach and develop staff
  • Opportunity to have a greater impact

Ngā mōhiohio e pā ana ki tēnei mahi (About this position)

As a nurse educator it is your role to coach and educate staff to their best potential resulting in improved experiences for our health consumers.  A big part of this role will be ensuring that clinical quality systems are in place within and across our nursing services to enhance care delivery. 

You will assist in identifying areas for development alongside staff, and develop with them objectives and plans in order to help them apply learnings to practice.

This is a permanent 0.8FTE role working 64 hours a fortnight.

Ko wai he kaitono tōtika? (Who is an appropriate applicant?)

You will be an experienced, resilient and adaptable senior registered nurse with a current practicing certificate and substantial emergency nursing experience. You will have excellent communication and engagement skills, and you will have demonstrated your ability to teach adults in both formal and informal setting. You will have a current  Expert portfolio and a Certificate in Adult Teaching Level 4.  Masters of Nursing level post graduate education or working towards is essential.

Ā mātou rōpū (About our team)

Nelson Marlborough Health is the main health provider for the Te Tau Ihu, the top of the south. Nearly 3,000 strong, we are Nelson and Marlborough’s largest employer, which means the opportunities here are endless. Our main locations are Nelson and Wairau Hospitals but we are spread across the region and service all parts of the community. Our work can be challenging, but we are up for it. We have a great team and we work hard to make a difference. We value integrity, innovation, respect and teamwork.

Ētahi atu mōhiohio (More Information)

Me pēhea ahau e tono ai? (How do I apply?)

For general enquiries please contact our recruitment team on or 03 546 1274. 

For role specific information please contact Sandra McLean-Cooper on

If you wish to express your interest in all or part of this role, please complete the online application form.


Applications close: Thursday 3 December 

Nelson Marlborough Health strongly endorses Te Tiriti o Waitangi.

We believe that to achieve equity in health outcomes for Māori we need a workforce reflective of the population it serves. We strongly encourage applications from candidates who identify as Māori and we recruit for cultural competence.

He waka eke noa. We are all in this together. 

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Permanent/Part Time

Job no: N20-487

Location: Nelson Hospital

Closing Date: Thursday, 3 December 2020