Registered Nurse – Orthopaedic Outpatients Department

  • Registered Nurse – Orthopaedic Outpatients
  • Full time role available
  • Rostered shifts to suit service requirements

Our Purpose: Why we do it

When you work with the Canterbury District Health Board, you’re part of something very special. We plan, fund and deliver health services to the almost 600,000 New Zealanders that live in the Canterbury region. Our primary goal is to put people at the heart of everything we do.

The Team: What we do

Our Orthopaedic Outpatient Department cares for patients of all ages covering acute emergency/trauma, follow-up appointments and specialty clinics.  No day will be the same with a variety of tasks including wound management, casting, splinting, patient education and running a variety of clinics.

Operating daily we have a variety of start times throughout the day and closing our doors at 2300 means you will not have to work night shift. 

We will provide a comprehensive orientation package in a supportive environment to the successful applicant.

The Role: Where you fit it:

Your excellent interpersonal skills will be key to your success in this role.

  • You will have a minimum of 2 years recent clinical experience working in an acute hospital environment.
  • You’ll have excellent communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to work well under pressure within a multidisciplinary team environment.
  • Professional development is supported and you will have opportunities to attend training.

Our Culture: What matters to us

Ko Te Whatu Manawa Tangata

Putting people at the heart of all we do 


Health is ultimately all about people. What’s important around here is the way we care for and respect others, the responsibility taken for delivering outcomes, and going about our work with integrity. 

Belonging Here: Becoming part of our story

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.

If this role has sparked your interest but does not match your skills then please visit our careers website and have a look at our roles that better suit your expertise.

Please apply online or to discuss further becoming part of our team, please contact: careers

Permanent/Full Time

Job no: PC0477754

Location: Christchurch

Closing Date: Sunday, 21 July 2019