Associate Nurse Manager - Emergency Department
Tauranga Hospital 

 Fixed Term 12 months - 0.80 FTE

Join Te Whatu Ora at a key time of change where you will meaningfully contribute to our kaupapa of creating a more equitable, accessible, cohesive and people-centred health system. This is mahi that will improve the health and well-being of everyone in Aotearoa, and we've got an opportunity for you to be part of it.

He Kōrero mō te tūranga - About the Role

We are looking to recruit a dynamic and motivated senior nurse to join our established Associate Clinical Nurse Manager Team (ACNM) here in the Emergency Department at Tauranga Hospital.  The role will be for a fixed term period of 12 months.

Our ACNM team has responsibility to encourage, support, develop and coach the ED nursing team, provide leadership and contribute to the day-to-day control of the department.

You will work alongside the Clinical Nurse Manager to take forward organisational objectives and ensure departmental standards are met. There is a significant commitment to working after hours, weekends and holidays.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide leadership and support to our nursing staff in delivering exceptional patient care.
  • Assist in the coordination and management of daily operations within the Emergency Care department.
  • Collaborate with the Clinical Nurse Manager to ensure adherence to clinical protocols and standards of care.
  • Mentor and coach staff members to promote professional development and growth.

He Korero mōu - About You 

Are you ready to take the next step in your nursing career? We are seeking a motivated and experienced individual to join our team as an Associate Clinical Nurse Manager. If you possess a positive and can-do attitude, significant clinical experience in Emergency Care Nursing, evidence of development and ongoing maintenance of a professional portfolio (preferably at an expert level), and previous or current leadership experience, we want to hear from you!

Mō Tātou – About Us

Situated in the sunny eastern coast of New Zealand's North Island, the Bay of Plenty really is just that, offering vast golden sand beaches, bush clad mountains, lush farmlands and more. Its pleasant climate means that the area has become a favourite for holiday makers, retirees and those looking for a different lifestyle outside of the main cities.

Te Whatu Ora – Health New Zealand, Hauora a Toi Bay of Plenty is spread across a vast geographical area and centred across two hospitals based in Tauranga and Whakatāne.  Te Whatu Ora Hauora a Toi Bay of Plenty is one of the Bay of Plenty’s largest employers with over 4000 staff.

Ko o tatou painga – Our Benefits 

  • Flexible working practices (e.g. we support work life balance and flexible work arrangements whenever possible)
  • Highly rewarding role and opportunity to make a difference!
  • Be a valued member of a supportive multidisciplinary team
  • Subsidised onsite hospital gym membership
  • Discounts (with local businesses)

Tō mātou whakahaere ki te tika, te rerekētanga, me te whai wāhi mai | Our commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion

Our name, Te Whatu Ora, means ‘the weaving of wellness'. Whatu is the combining together of people, resources, organisations, thoughts and actions for the betterment and wellbeing of all. Whatu is also a direct reference to the pupil of the eye, and the vision required of the new entity and system.

At Te Whatu Ora we acknowledge and respect our people's diversity and spiritual needs, ensuring a safe workplace that is a whānau orientated and supportive environment. We are working towards a system that better meets the complex demands of a growing population, addresses the persistent inequalities experienced by Māori and ensures greater access, experience and outcomes for those traditionally not well served by the system – Māori, Pacific and Disabled People.

Tō tūranga i roto i Te Whatu Ora | Your place in Te Whatu Ora

When you join us, you become part of transforming the health system. This is a once in a life-time change, that will touch the lives of everyone in Aotearoa, and future generations. We want to see the real you in your application and welcome the real you on board if you come and work with us. Skills are gained across many areas of our life, not just in formal employment. If you can demonstrate the skills listed in the ad, but the experience was gained through whānau life, community or mahi aroha (volunteering) we encourage you to apply and share your story with us in your cover letter. We particularly welcome applications from our diverse Māori, Pacific, disabled, and rainbow communities.

Me pēhea te tuku tono - How to Apply

You can view the position description below and to apply for the role please click “APPLY NOW”. For tracking and reporting purposes, all applications must be submitted through our online career’s portal. For additional information or to arrange a confidential chat, contact for further information please contact

Due to this position having contact with children and Te Whatu Ora Hauora a Toi Bay of Plenty commitment to child protection, you will be subject to ‘safety checks’ under the Children’s Act at the time of hire and thereafter as per the relevant legislation.

Job Details

Reference 005004172
Location Tauranga
Work Type Temporary Part Time
FTE 0.8
Closing Date 30/06/2024