Registered Nurse - Post Anaesthetic Care Unit | Burwood

  • 0.8 FTE fixed term position available until May 2024
  • Rostered shifts Monday to Friday - no night shift
  • Based in Burwood Hospital

Mō te tūnga | About the role

Burwood Hospital is looking for motivated, enthusiastic and experienced Registered Nurses to join their Post Anaesthetic Care Unit team.

As a Registered Nurse in the Post Anaesthetic Care Unit (PACU) at Burwood Hospital, you will work in both the admitting unit and with post-operative patients in PACU. It is a fast-paced environment caring for patients with complex medical and surgical needs as well as day stay surgery patients.

Ko wai koe | About You

We are seeking a Registered Nurse for a fixed term period who is able to work both autonomously and as part of a supportive team. Exceptional interpersonal skills coupled with sound nursing skills and knowledge will see you thrive in this busy and exciting area.

  • Motivated and enthusiastic, you will relish the autonomy and challenge of this varied  nursing environment
  • Your commitment and passion for the delivery of high standard of post anaesthetic nursing care will shine through
  • Ideally you will have health assessment skills and /or PACU experience and be prepared to work rostered shifts between Monday and Friday

Mō mātou – About us

Burwood Hospital is a close-knit, friendly facility that forms part of Te Whatu Ora – Waitaha [Canterbury] situated near Burwood Forest on the outskirts of Christchurch Central.  Along with 11 inpatient wards, we also have a busy Out Patient Department; 4 theatres with an Admitting Unit and PACU. Our Spinal Unit is one of two located in New Zealand and between the two busy units deliver a National Service.

Tono ināianei – Apply Now

Applications are only accepted online so please visit our website at complete an application.

Enquiries: Shannon Le Roux, Recruitment Partner:

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


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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Fixed Term/Contract/Part Time

Job no: PC2526204

Location: Christchurch

Closing Date: Sunday, 11th June 2023