Registered Nurses - Ward 10 Cardiothoracic

  • Permanent full-time and part-time positions available in Ward 10
  • Recent acute, surgical or medical experience is preferred for this position
  • Flexibility to work a rostered shifts

Mō te tūnga | About the role

Ward 10 is one of our surgical wards at the Canterbury DHB which specialises in cardiothoracic surgery.  Our role sees us caring for patients that are undergoing acute and arranged cardiac and thoracic surgery. Furthermore, Ward 10 is soon is to be adding a new specialty to become a Cardiothoracic and Cardiology Ward. 

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. 

Ko wai koe | About You

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

Ngā pūkenga me ngā wheako | Skills and experience

  • Acute medical or surgical experience is essential
  • A NZ Registered Nurse with current Annual Practising Certificate
  • 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.

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. This vaccination requirement includes gaining Booster Doses required to perform your role under the Health Order. 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

Job no: PC2407983

Location: Christchurch

Closing Date: Sunday, 2 April 2023