Registered Nurse – Resource and Transportation - Wairau Hospital

Location: Blenheim 

  • Fixed term, full time position for 6 months working 80 hrs a fortnight
  • Minimum of 3 years recent acute experience is required
  • Help us achieve optimal health outcomes for our patients 

About the role

As a Resource and Transport Nurse you will work closely with the Duty Nurse Manger at Wairau Hospital to provide care to our patients both as a resource nurse, within wards and units, as well as assisting with inter-district transfers via road ambulance between Wairau and Nelson, in conjunction with St John. 

About you

You will be a proactive and supportive team member with a minimum of 3 years recent acute nursing experience and will be willing to share your professional knowledge and skills. The role will involve full internal shift rotation. Post registration experience in either road or flight transport would be an advantage. 

In addition you will:

  • preferably have an Expert level PDRP, or a commitment to work towards within 6 months
  • have an ongoing commitment to professional development
  • have well-developed clinical skills in an acute care setting
  • ideally have cardiology experience (advantageous)
  • have the skills to adapt in a dynamic rapidly changing work environment.

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

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What we offer

We can offer you a comprehensive orientation programme and ongoing education from our knowledgeable and supportive team, as well as comprehensive professional development programmes and opportunities to undertake post graduate training in critical care nursing.

How to apply

For role specific information please contact Joyce Forsyth ADON and Operations Manager via For general enquiries please contact our recruitment team on or 03 546 1274.

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

Ref: W19-039

Applications close: Sunday 24th March

Fixed Term/Temporary/Full Time

Job no: W19-039

Location: Blenheim

Closing Date: Sunday, 24 March 2019