Registered Nurse – Theatre (Wairau Hospital)

  • Are you an experienced theatre nurse ready to join a friendly, fast-paced environment? 
  • Parental leave cover until mid-August 2019
  • Location: Wairau Hospital, Blenheim 

About the role

Wairau Hospital Theatre Suite consists of 5 Operating Theatres with a Recovery Room, a Sterile Services Department and Day Stay Unit.  

We have a temporary 0.8FTE (64 hours a fortnight) parental leave vacancy available through until mid-August 2019. 

You will be based in the main theatre department where we provide a variety of  acute, elective and private surgical procedures. Shifts are rostered Monday-Sunday with on call after hours and at the weekends. 

We are a friendly, supportive team committed to delivering excellence in quality of care to our patients. 

About you

You will be a NZ Registered Nurse with recent theatre and/or PACU nursing experience, a passion for quality and the ability to care for patients undergoing a variety of acute and elective surgical procedures. 

If you enjoy working in a small team where you can develop your qualities and extend your practice -then this might be an ideal opportunity you.

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.

Find out more about us 

How to apply 

For general enquiries please contact our recruitment team on or 03 546 1274. Alternatively, for role specific information please contact Monette Johnston, Nurse Manager – Theatre Wairau & Nelson,

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

Ref: W19-063

Applications close: Thursday 25th April

Fixed Term/Temporary/Part Time

Job no: W19-063

Location: Wairau Hospital

Closing Date: Thursday, 25 April 2019