Registered Nurse - Clinical Coach Perioperative

Health New Zealand l Te Whatu Ora Nelson Marlborough

Location: Theatres - Wairau Hospital, Blenheim

Tenure: 12-month, fixed-term 0.5FTE working 40 hours a fortnight

Ngā mōhiohio e pā ana ki tēnei mahi (About this position)

Take advantage of this opportunity to support the clinical education/training needs of perioperative nursing staff. This role utilises the principles of evidence-based practice to meet the learning needs of new and developing nursing team members. 

Shifts will be rostered and rotating Monday to Sunday. 

Ko wai he kaitono tōtika? (Who is an appropriate applicant?)

We are looking for a NZ Registered Nurse, with a current practising certificate, and the skills to provide education and coaching appropriate to perioperative care and the ability to demonstrate clinical leadership. 

Ā mātou rōpū (About our team)

Health NZ Nelson Marlborough is the main health provider for the Te Tau Ihu, the top of the south. With nearly 3,000 employees, we are Nelson’s and Marlborough’s largest employer supporting the health and wellbeing of over 150,000 citizens across the region. 

Our main locations are Wairau and Nelson Hospitals, and the Richmond and Marlborough Health Hubs, but we are spread across the region and service all parts of the community. Our work can be challenging, but we are up for it. We have a great team and we work hard to make a difference. 

We value integrity, innovation, respect and teamwork. 

Ētahi atu mōhiohio (More Information) 

Ngā huanga o tēnei mahi (The benefits of this position) 

We encourage a workforce that is innovative, eager to learn and enhance their skills, and passionate about caring for our community. You will enjoy being part of a team with a ‘one team, one dream’ ethos. You will feel included, consulted, and supported. We work hard, we do a fantastic job and we enjoy doing it. Most importantly we achieve more by doing it together!! 

Situated at the top of the South Island, Blenheim is well known for its temperate climate, award winning wineries, stunning scenery, and outdoor pursuits - all available within minutes of the town centre. For more information on the Marlborough region visit

Me pēhea ahau e tono ai? (How do I apply?)

For general enquiries please contact our recruitment team on or 03 539 5746. 

For role specific information please contact Jodi Miller – Associate Director of Nursing – Workforce Development at

Apply now, it’s easy. Please fill in our online application form and include a cover letter outlining your interest in this position. 


Applications close: Open until filled. Applications will be reviewed as received.

Health NZ Nelson Marlborough strongly endorses Te Tiriti o Waitangi.

We believe that to achieve equity in health outcomes for Māori we need a workforce reflective of the population it serves. We strongly encourage applications from candidates who identify as Māori and we recruit for cultural competence.  

He waka eke noa. We are all in this together. 

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Fixed Term, Contract/Temp Part time

Job no: W24-059

Location: Wairau Hospital

Closing Date: Open until filled