Nurse Practitioner - Emergency Department (Wairau Hospital)

on 15 September

Nelson Marlborough Health NZ


Location: Wairau Hospital, Blenheim

  • An exciting opportunity for an experienced Nurse Practitioner
  • Be part of a vibrant team committed to client-centred care
  • An opportunity to lead best practice emergency nursing care

Salary band - $120,028 - $143,718 p.a plus Kiwisaver plus free car parking

Ngā mōhiohio e pā ana ki tēnei mahi (About this position)

The Nurse Practitioner - Emergency Department is an experienced Nurse Practitioner working within and across Te Whatu Ora (Nelson Marlborough). This role requires a Nurse practitioner with five plus years of recent clinical experience in emergency nursing who can demonstrate sound clinical leadership and the ability to work collaboratively.

We are a vibrant, friendly, supportive, interdisciplinary team, committed to providing a quality service to clients.

Ko wai he kaitono tōtika? (Who is an appropriate applicant?)

If you are a skilled and committed Nurse Practitioner with expert knowledge and skills and a passion for emergency care - this could be the position for you. You will have NCNZ registration as a Nurse Practitioner, a current practising certificate and a full driver's licence. You will be flexible, dynamic, understand the complex emergency environment, and be willing to work with another Nurse Practitioner to develop the service within the department. Your leadership skills will be well honed and you will be keen to support and mentor registered nurses as part of regular activity, and as part of advanced career pathways for RNs.

Ā mātou rōpū (About our team)

Te Whatu Ora (Nelson Marlborough) is the main health provider for Te Tau Ihu, the top of the south. Nearly 3,000 strong, we are Nelson and Marlborough's largest employer, Our main locations are Nelson and Wairau Hospitals, but we are spread across the region and service all parts of the community. Our work can be challenging, but we are up for it. We have a great team and we work hard to make a difference. We value integrity, innovation, respect and teamwork.

Ētahi atu mōhiohio (More information)

Ngā huanga o tēnei mahi (The benefits of this position)

At Te Whatu Ora (Nelson Marlborough) we encourage a workforce that's innovative, eager to learn and enhance their skills, and is passionate about caring for our community. We do great work and we need a great team to help us deliver.

Situated at the top of the South Island, the Marlborough region is well known for its temperate climate, award winning wineries, stunning scenery and outdoor pursuits - all available within minutes of the town centre. For more information on the Marlborough region visit

Me pēhea ahau e tono ai? (How do I apply?)

For general enquiries please contact our recruitment team on or 03 539 5746. For role specific information please contact Simon Langford - Charge Nurse Manager - ED/HDU/AAU Wairau Hospital at

Apply now, it's easy. Please fill in our online application form.



Applications close on Friday, 6 October 2023.

Te Whatu Ora (Nelson Marlborough) strongly endorses Te Tiriti o Waitangi.

We believe that to achieve equity in health outcomes for Māori we need a workforce reflective of the population it serves. We strongly encourage applications from candidates who identify as Māori and we recruit for cultural competence.

He waka eke noa. We are all in this together.


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