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Clinical Nurse Manager

Position #Applications ClosesWork Type
5271929 April 2019 Full time

We are seeking a highly motivated, clinically current, proactive nurse leader to be a key part of our Senior Nursing team.  Established in 1936, our main focus is the provision of elective surgery with most surgical specialities represented in addition to interventional cardiology and chemotherapy services.  We are committed to providing the highest standard of care through our focus on values, safety and service.

The Clinical Nurse Manager (CNM) is a full time permanent role, with responsibility for providing clinical, operational and administrative leadership on our 42 bed in-patient ward (McAuley Ward) along with oversight of ICU services.

This role will ensure an overarching clinical presence and expertise for nurses and patients, by:

  • Providing excellent clinical leadership and staff management,
  • Being recognised as a Clinical expert/resource by staff,


    Working clinically alongside staff, when required, to influence effective and high quality nursing practice,
  • Facilitating process improvement through a focus on quality outcomes,
  • Ensuring effective management of patient flow and resources,
  • Building and maintaining effective working relationships with all staff and Specialists,
  • Reviewing and designing best practice systems and processes for patient management.


We are looking for candidates with the following attributes:

  • A minimum of 5 years recentclinical practice in surgical, acute and/or high dependency patient area,
  • Be registered with the Nursing Council of New Zealand, pursuant to the Nurses Act 1977, as a Registered Nurse and hold a current Annual Practising Certificate,
  • Have achieved or is working towards a Post Graduate qualification relevant to area of practice,
  • Have proven leadership and management skills inclusive of the ability to work collaboratively,
  • Excellent relationship management, communication and interpersonal skills (both written and verbal).


Mercy offers a wide range of staff benefits including: competitive remuneration, subsidised meals, free on-site car parking facilities, subsidised gym memberships to name a few. Support for ongoing training and personal development opportunities are also offered.

For further information about the role please email HR Enquiries

To apply, please click here.


Applications close 29 April 2019 at 5pm


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