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• Fixed-term 0.6FTE parental leave position with the Operating Theatre team at Burwood until March 2025
• Registered with the Nursing Council of New Zealand with a current APC;
• Recent surgical experience would be an advantage.

Mō te tūnga | About the role

We have a current vacancy within our Operating Theatre Suite which offers you a varied role that it covers an elective service for adult orthopaedics, plastic surgery, urology, hand surgery patients and spinal surgery.

Ideally you will be an experienced Registered Nurse with the ability to be solution focused and work well under pressure within a multidisciplinary team (MDT). Efficient and smooth-running operating sessions require the MDT to work collaboratively therefore, excellent interpersonal skills, team work and sound communication are imperative to this role. Flexibility to work rotating rostered shifts alongside sound clinical knowledge and enthusiasm to take on the challenge of working in a variety of clinical... specialties is paramount to your success in this position.

Professional development is supported and you will have opportunities to attend training.

Ngā pūkenga me ngā wheako | Skills and experience
• You will be a confident practitioner with exceptional patient assessment skills
• Sound clinical skills and knowledge, confidence and ability to work effectively with a wide range of people are imperative to this role.
• Enthusiastic, motivated, with excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to engage a wide variety of people, is paramount in this role.

Ko wai koe | About You

Organised, with great attention to detail, excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to contribute positively to the team are key attributes to your success in this role.

Recent operating theatre experience would be preferred, however we’ll ensure you’re given a comprehensive orientation package and ongoing opportunities to continue your own professional development.

Mō mātou – About us

From July 2022 the Canterbury DHB transitioned across to Te Whatu Ora - Health NZ. This is a great opportunity to make a difference at a time of significant change in the healthcare sector.

Waitaha Canterbury is considered a world leader in its people centred approach to health care. We have a unique one health system approach focused on providing "the right care and support, to the right person, at the right time and in the right place." We plan, fund and deliver health services to the almost 600,000 New Zealanders that live in the Canterbury region.

We are proud of how we do things. We have a way of working that we consider unique. It's about trying new things, listening to ideas from wherever they come from and working together as one.

We are passionate about attracting, recruiting and retaining talented people – become part of our team.

Tono ināianei – Apply Now

Applications are only accepted online so please visit our website at www.cdhbcareers.co.nz complete an application.

Enquiries: Natalie Gaunt – Recruitment Specialist – [email protected]

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Christchurch New Zealand


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