Registered Nurse - Pre and Post-Operative Surgery (Hawke's Bay)

on 24 January

Te Whatu Ora Health NZ


Ehara taku toa i te toa takitahi. Engari, he toa takitini.

Success is not the work of one, but the work of many.

Permanent, part-time - 64 hours per fortnight

Rostered and rotating shifts including weekends and Public holidays.

The Perioperative Unit employs staff across six areas: Operating Theatres, Day Surgery Unit (DSU), Pre-Admission, Post Anaesthetic Care Unit, Sterile Services and the Anaesthesia Unit.

We are currently able to offer a Registered Nurse an opportunity to join us and work in our Pre and post-operative surgery in the Day surgery Department.

Pre-op nursing care begins when the patient is scheduled for surgery until the time the patient is on the surgical table. In order for a patient to transition safely through surgery, the nurse is responsible for assessing the patient's overall risk and preparing the patient mentally and physically for the upcoming procedure. Postoperative care ensures the patient's pain is controlled as the nurse monitors the patient's physical recovery.

If you would like to be part of this patients journey then we would love to hear from you! You will be working with an amazing team of clinical professionals who always strive to do their best for our patients and each other. We pride ourselves on our team diversity.

What are the benefits for you?

  • Join a flexible, responsive and smart workforce
  • Professional supervision and mentoring to support career development and growth
  • Opportunity to expand your clinical knowledge and work within an acute care setting, while learning and working alongside experts in their field
  • Dedicated and protected departmental education once a month
  • Robust orientation period and support

We're looking for individuals who have the following:

  • A current practising certificate with the Nursing Council of New Zealand, with evidence of meeting continuing competence requirements
  • Be working toward, or holding a current portfolio assessed via an approved Nursing Professional Development Recognition Programme (PDRP)
  • At least two years of clinical nursing experience
  • A commitment to team work with an ability to participate effectively within a multi-disciplinary team

If you think you are ready for a challenge and a change, then check out the position profile, by clicking here. Please email Tania Stander on for further information.

Check out our Nursing Recruitment video to get a better feel for working at Te Matau a Māui, Hawke's Bay.

Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand, Te Matau a Maui, Hawke's Bay requires its employees to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19.

Failure to meet these requirements will result in your application being rejected.


Closing Date:  6 February 2023


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