Registered Nurses – Orthopaedic Outpatients

Permanent/Full Time, Permanent/Part Time

Looking for a New Year change in a unique environment with no night duty - The BONESHOP needs you!!

Registered Nurses – Orthopaedic Outpatients


About Us

Working for the Canterbury District Health Board – working for the Community. At its core, our vision is dependent on achieving a truly collaborative, ‘whole of system’ approach where everyone in the health system works together to do the right thing for the patient and the right thing for the system and our community as a whole.

About the Role

We are looking for energetic experienced Registered Nurses to work in this busy emergency and outpatient specialty department, both part-time and full time positions available


With no night shifts, we have a variety of start times for the day and afternoon shifts, covering 365 days a year with no set hours for part-time staff and an 8 week rotating roster for the full time role.  We have a challenging mix of acute emergency/trauma and follow-up patients of all ages, with some specialty clinics.  The work is varied and includes wound management, casting, splinting, patient education and running clinics.

Your excellent interpersonal skills and flexibility 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.


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


Your excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work positively and flexibly in a team environment is essential within this role.



  • The department is open daily for acute presentations from 0800-2300, plus day shifts Monday to Friday for follow-up clinics - all shifts will be within these hours to suit service requirements.
  • Options available both Full time and Part time

Skills & Experience:

  • 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

  • Care and respect for others. Manaaki me te whakaute i te tangata.
  • Integrity in all we do. Hāpai i ā mātou mahi katoa i runga i te pono.
  • Responsibility for outcomes. Te Takohanga i ngā hua.​


  • Something For You is an employee benefits programme available to all staff of the CDHB. CDHB staff are entitled to preferential rates at a wide selection of partners either on a permanent basis or at exclusive events throughout the year. For both the things you need and the things you just want, as a CDHB employee you will be sure to enjoy being able to choose a little Something For You.
  • We help you to construct your Professional Development Pathway out of the components that are best for you, resulting in better patient outcomes.


How to Apply


Apply online, or to find out more information, please contact Jan Armstrong, Charge Nurse Manager, OOPD, phone 0276890189, email or;  Nicki McNeill, Recruitment Specialist – Nursing, Phone: (03) 3377956 or email


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




Location: Christchurch

Closing Date: Thursday, 25 January 2018

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Job no: 233046