Registered Nurse - Ward 10 (Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery)

  • Permanent full time and part time positions available.
  • Registered with the Nursing Council of New Zealand with a current APC.
  • Recent acute, surgical or medical experience is preferred for this position.

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

Ward 10 is one of our surgical wards here at the CDHB. It has a specialty of cardiothoracic and vascular surgery.  Our role sees us caring for patients that are undergoing acute and arranged cardiac, thoracic and vascular surgery.

We are seeking Registered Nurses with a passion for this area of nursing and a commitment to the delivery of high standard of nursing care. Enthusiastic and motivated, you will have excellent communication and interpersonal skills and enjoy working in a fast paced, forward thinking, supportive environment. 

Join our service and become part of our dynamic team of health professionals. We are also committed to developing your nursing career, with an abundance of professional development opportunities available to you. 

The Role: Where you fit in

If you’re a motivated, enthusiastic Registered Nurse, with medical and surgical experience and would like the opportunity to practice in cardiothoracic and vascular nursing we would love to hear from you.

  • Demonstrated ability to work both autonomously and collaboratively with other professionals.
  • Excellent time management, interpersonal and organisational skills.
  • The ability to be adaptable, flexible and solution focused.

Our Culture: What matters to us

Ko ngā tāngata, te mātua mahi

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.

The Canterbury DHB believes that diversity and inclusion is key to ensure we deliver the best care for our diverse population. The Canterbury DHB is an inclusive and equal opportunity employer that welcomes and respects everyone.  

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.

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

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Permanent/Full Time, Permanent/Part Time

Job no: 237307

Location: Christchurch

Closing Date: Wednesday, 11 December 2019