Alexander, Glenda
December 2005
Kai Tiaki Nursing New Zealand;Dec2005/Jan2006, Vol. 11 Issue 11, p27
Academic Journal
The article reports on senior nurses and midwives employed by district health boards (DHBs) in New Zealand voting in favor of a proposal on pay and placement of positions on the new pay scales. Joint New Zealand Nurses Organisation/DHB senior nurses'/midwives' scoping party, worked out this proposal. The scoping party evaluates around 1200 senior nurse and midwife and community positions, using a Compers job evaluation tool. The new approved salary scale for senior nurses and midwives extends from $57,330 for the first step on grade one through to $93,000 at grade eight.


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