After Hours Nurse Coordinators - Christchurch Campus

  • Permanent part time 0.6 FTE Nursing Leadership role, along with a casual position available 
  • Registered with the Nursing Council of New Zealand with a current APC
  • Acute medical or surgical senior nurse experience is essential

Mō te tūnga | About the role

We are seeking Registered Nurses who are wanting an opportunity to work with our dedicated After Hours Nursing Team on the Christchurch Hospital campus. 

As the After Hours Nurse Coordinator you will be responsible for assessing and ensuring optimum patient care, through appropriate allocation of medical and clinical resources across the hospital, after hours, weekends and public holidays. This is a busy and at times challenging role.

  • 1x Permanent part-time 0.6 role
  • 1x Casual role

Please advise in your cover letter which role you are applying for.

Ko wai koe | About You

In this busy and challenging role, you will be an expert in the acute setting with excellent patient assessment skills and highly organised with great time management skills. 

You will enjoy liaising with a variety of health professionals and the public and as key point of liaison after hours, your communication skills will be second to none. Thinking on your feet, with the ability to problem solve is imperative. 

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.  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 ofCovid-19 as a result of you contracting it in the course of your employment.


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Permanent/Part Time, Casual

Job no: PC2540630

Location: Christchurch

Closing Date: Sunday, 11 June 2023