Registered Nurses | Medical Progressive Care

  • Permanent part-time, and fixed term part-time (both 0.9FTE) positions available 
  • On the job training provided in Medical Progressive Care 
  • Great opportunity to give back to your community and utilise your caring skills - manaaki (care) and awhina (help).

Mō te tūnga | About the role

This role is based in the Medical Progressive Care unit at Christchurch Hospital. The ward is a 14 bed General Medical ward that specialises in the management of people unwell with acute medical conditions.

The roles;

  • 1x Permanent part-time 0.9FTE
  • 1x Fixed term part-time 0.9FTE covering parental leave commencing 19th June 2023 for 12 months. 

Pehea | About You

In this busy acute environment, you’ll need excellent assessment and time management skills. Your excellent communications skills will be pivotal to your success in this role as you will be engaging and educating patients and their families to ensure the best possible outcome

You will have demonstrated ability to work both autonomously and collaboratively with other professionals. The ability to be adaptable, flexible and solution focused. We will provide you with a thorough orientation package and ongoing support to develop the skills required to work in this exciting specialty. We are also committed to enable you to keep developing your nursing career, with an abundance of professional development opportunities available to you.

Ngā pūkenga me ngā wheako | Skills and experience

  • Registered with the Nursing Council of New Zealand with a current APC
  • Ability to work rostered shifts in a multidisciplinary 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.

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.

Tono ināianei – Apply Now

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

Enquiries: Natalie Gaunt – Recruitment Partner –

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 come into contact with a large number of 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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Permanent/Part Time, Fixed Term/Contract/Part Time

Job no: PC2473591

Location: Christchurch

Closing Date: Sunday, 11 June 2023