Registered Nurse (Casual) – Emergency Department

  • Challenging position for a NZ Registered Nurse with ED or Acute Care post-graduate experience
  • Casual position covering staff leave and periods of peak demand

About the role

You will never have an uneventful day in the Nelson Hospital Emergency Department! 

ED nursing uses all your skills and provides daily learning opportunities, with around 28,000 patient presentations per annum across the lifespan. 

About you

You must be a NZ Registered Nurse with a current NZNC practising certificate and post-graduate nursing experience in ED or acute care. It will be important that you have the flexibility to work on a casual basis, covering all shifts, sometimes at short notice. Some forward planning and scheduling will be available.

You will also be a team player, who enjoys keeping up to date with clinical practice, with excellent organisational and time management skills and a commitment to quality.

About us

Nelson Marlborough Health (NMH) is the main health service provider for New Zealand’s Nelson, Tasman and Marlborough regions, serving nearly 145,000 people across two main hospitals, public health and a range of community services. 

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What we offer 

We provide a great place to work with professional development opportunities, job security and workplace wellness programmes.

How to apply

Keen to apply now, it’s easy. Please click apply now and fill in our online application form.

For general enquiries please contact our recruitment team on or 03 546 1274. For role specific information please contact Sharon Scott on

Ref: N19-164

Applications close: Tuesday 30th April (unless filled prior)


Job no: N19-164

Location: Nelson Hospital

Closing Date: Tuesday 30th April (unless filled prior)