Nēhi - Registered Nurses - Kaikōura Health - Casual

  • Multiple casual positions available based at Kaikōura Hospital
  • Experience a role full of variety, where no two days are the same
  • Registered with the Nursing Council of New Zealand with a current APC
  • Must have the ability to work rostered shifts in a multi-disciplinary team

Mō te tūnga | About the role

Kaikoura Health Te Ha O Te Ora are looking for casual Registered Nurses to join their wonderful rural kapa team! These roles will suit experienced Registered Nurses who display a caring and flexible approach to patient care. You will enjoy working within a close-knit team of healthcare professionals, while also working autonomously as you support and manage patient’s health and wellbeing in both the long-term care and the medical acute areas.

As a Registered Nurse you will need to be able to work across all shifts including nights and weekends and be part of an on-call roster.  This role will cover a wide variety of nursing duties including acute and emergency care, palliative care, respite care, day procedures including infusions and providing support to the independent midwife in our birthing unit; along with providing care to our residents in the Rest Home.

This is an excellent opportunity to expose yourself to a variety of clinical conditions you may not otherwise see if you were in a large hospital setting.

Ngā pūkenga me ngā wheako - Skills and Experience

  • NZ healthcare experience is essential
  • Registered with the Nursing Council of New Zealand with a current APC with no restrictions
  • Rural generalist nursing experience is an advantage
  • Knowledge of Te Reo Māori, Tikanga Māori, Te Ao Māori is desirable

For more information on all that Kaikoura has to offer, take a look at the following link: https://www.kaikoura.co.nz/

Mō mātou – About us

From July last year 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.

Ngā hua – Benefits

Being part of the Canterbury District Health Board, you will enjoy a fantastic benefits scheme, the opportunity for flexible working arrangements and ongoing focus on your career development.

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 – Natalie.Gaunt@cdhb.health.nz

The role that you are applying for is one that may only be performed by a person who has been vaccinated against Covid-19. It is therefore a condition of this application that you are vaccinated against Covid-19. This vaccination requirement includes gaining Booster Doses required to perform your role under the Health Order. As a person working in the health and disability sector you will meet many people, some of whom may be vulnerable.  Without a vaccine, there is the risk that you may contract Covid-19.  The requirement to be vaccinated is to keep you safe and also to endeavour to protect others against the potential transmission of Covid-19 as a result of you contracting it in the course of your employment.



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Job no: PC2059125r1

Location: Kaikoura

Closing Date: Sunday, 9 July 2023