Nēhi - Registered Nurses – Neonatal Unit


Nēhi - Registered Nurses – Neonatal Unit
Te Poari Hauora ō Waitaha - Canterbury District Health Board

  • Permanent full-time and part-time positions available in the Neonatal Service
  • Neonatal/Paediatric experience or you are a registered nurse with transferrable skills
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to engage well with families
  • Registered with the Nursing Council of New Zealand with a current APC

Kia hiwa rā!

Mō te tūnga - About the Role

The first few weeks of any new-borns life are a time of changes, transitions and challenges and Neonatal nurses are the nursing experts who care for unwell new-borns during this sometimes difficult time.

The Neonatal Service at Christchurch Women’s Hospital is a busy acute service providing secondary/tertiary care to new-born babies born prematurely or with surgical, congenital and medical complications following birth. We are resourced as a 44 bedded unit compromised of 12 intensive care and 32 special care cot’s with our catchment area covering approximately 20,000 square kilometres of the South Island.

Ngā pūkenga me ngā wheako - Skills and Experience

If you have Neonatal/Paediatric experience or you are a registered nurse with transferrable skills who enjoy working as part of a dynamic multidisciplinary service in a busy tertiary unit and have the ability to work 8 or 12 hour rostered rotating shifts including nights then we want to hear from you.

We are looking for dynamic, confident and competent Registered Nurses who wish to be a part of a team that provides quality evidence based nursing care for the neonates and families within our care.
You will have effective problem solving and decision making skills and a commitment to providing and maintaining high standards of nursing practice within our service.

You will be given a thorough orientation and supported with your ongoing professional development.

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

Te Poari Hauora o Waitaha (Canterbury District Health Board) 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 to the Canterbury DHB. There has been no better time to join us, it's all happening here.

Tono ināianei – Apply Now

Applications are only accepted online so please visit our website at www.cdhbcareers.co.nz complete an application.

Applications will be processed as received.

Enquiries: Steph Keene - Recruitment Specialist - stephanie.keene@cdhb.health.nz
Position Ref: PC1758909
Applications Close: 23/01/2022

Kia mau te wehi!

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

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Permanent, Permanent/Full Time, Permanent/Part Time, Fixed Term/Contract, Fixed Term/Contract/Full Time, Fixed Term/Contract/Part Time

Job no: PC1919791

Location: Christchurch

Closing Date: Apply Now