Registered Nurse - Oncology Day Ward

Our Purpose: What We’re Here For

When you work with the Canterbury District Health Board, you’re part of something very special. We’re world leaders in the delivery of integrated health care, and we’re always striving to Make It Better. From the carers on the front line working directly with patients and communities, to our talented support teams who enable that care, we plan, fund and deliver health services to the almost 600,000 New Zealanders that live in the Canterbury region. And we’re all about putting people at the heart of everything we do.



Our Culture: What Matters To Us

Ko Te Whatu Manawa Tangata

Putting people at the heart of all we do 


For us to continue putting our communities at the centre of our health system, we’re putting our own people at the centre of everything we do. Because health is ultimately all about people. What’s important around here is the way we care for and respect others, the responsibility that all our people take for delivering outcomes, and that we go about our work with integrity in all we do.


What matters to us is doing the right thing, valuing everyone, and being and staying well ourselves so we can care for our community.


The Role: What This Opportunity’s All About

The Oncology Service is one of two tertiary centres delivering Medical/Radiation oncology treatment in the South Island. It has a dedicated oncology day ward which delivers chemotherapy treatment. To be successful in your application you will be a proactive, motivated, enthusiastic and passionate Registered Nurse. You will enjoy being part of a multidisciplinary team, with an exceptional communication style and the willingness to learn and grow.

Within the service some of the responsibilities include:

  • Triage service delivery to Oncology Outpatients.
  • Administration of chemotherapy and biotherapies.
  • The provision of Patient education.
  • Support/triage patients receiving radiation therapy.

This permanent 0.8FTE position will be working on a 4 weekly rotating rosters, shift ts are 7.30am – 4pm, 8.30am – 5pm & 9.30am – 6pm.

Belonging Here: Becoming Part Of Our Story

Our people enjoy access to a fantastic benefits scheme, flexible working arrangements and a genuine and ongoing focus on career development.


We hope you’ll seriously consider joining us, but if this isn’t a good fit for you, please share the opportunity with your personal networks and help us find our next rock star!


If this particular role isn’t for you, we do have other similar opportunities - please look on our careers page or give us a call to discuss.


Apply online, or to find out more information, please contact Jessica Massey, Recruitment Specialist


Phone: 03 337 7923


Applicants will be progressed as they apply, so if this sounds like you, please apply now! 




Permanent/Part Time

Job no: 235177

Location: Christchurch

Closing Date: Friday, 14 December 2018