Registered Nurses – Medical Admissions and Planning Unit (MAPU)

  • Rewarding & challenging positions for NZ Registered Nurses with medical, emergency, cardiology or other acute care post-graduate experience
  • A number of permanent, part-time positions available
  • Bring your acute care nursing skills to our new unit at Nelson Hospital, supporting better health outcomes

About the role

Nelson Hospital is opening a Medical Assessment and Planning Unit (MAPU) on the 1st of July. The unit will allow patients with multiple medical conditions to be assessed by doctors, nurses, physiotherapists, occupational therapists and social workers so that a comprehensive care plan can be put in place. This will improve the patient experience, ensure that investigations and treatments are quicker and decrease wait time. Working in this 10 bed unit will use all your skills, with daily learning opportunities.

We have a number of permanent part-time positions available.

N.B. It will be important for you to advise your preferred FTE (or hours per fortnight) in your covering letter.

About you

You must be a NZ Registered Nurse with a current NZNC practising certificate and post-graduate nursing experience in acute care. 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.

The Nelson/Tasman region is known for its spectacular natural environment, abundant sunshine hours and is very family friendly. Find out more about the region

How to apply

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

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Ref: N19-169

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

Permanent/Part Time

Job no: N19-169

Location: Nelson Hospital

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