Registered Nurse - Theatre & Recovery


  • Permanent full time and part time roles in our Theatre team at Te Nikau Hospital
  • Qualified nurse with current Annual Practicing Certificate & NZ Nursing Council Registration
  • Previous experience in Operating Theatre's or Recovery
  • Experience working in a small team with the ability to be flexible and to be able to respond to emergency situations.

Ehara taku I toa takitahi engari, he toa takitini

My strength, is not the strength  of one, it is the strength of many

What you’ll do with your time

  • Working in our theatres covers a wide range of specialities such as Urology, Orthopaedics, General Surgery, Minor Plastics, Gynaecology, Obstetrics’, Paediatric General Surgery, Dental and Endoscopy.
  • Assisting our patients in their recovery
  • The ability to assist in our Day Unit where required

This is an exciting role for a RN looking to extend their skills and grow further in their nursing career. Due to the nature of our work you will be trained and encouraged to develop your career within theatre and beyond. Our teams work Monday to Friday between 8am & 4.30pm as well as an occasional evening shift starting at between 930am and 1100am, along with on call work out of working hours during the week, across weekends and public holidays.

We are looking for someone who has:

  • Excellent work ethic and passion for theatre nursing, endoscopy and recovery
  • Flexibility to work across the shifts, on call and overtime within the theatre and recovery department.
  • Ideally you will have a full drivers licence

What we are about

We are unique and like no other in New Zealand with a close-knit community where your work will make a noticeable difference.

You will have the opportunity to grow in your profession in the rural health environment with opportunities for development of your nursing career.

Why us

This isn’t a job for just anyone, joining us means sharing our goals and values and being dedicated to this community and our team as we seek to become a centre of excellence in rural health care. We offer competitive benefits, flexible working arrangements and a relocation scheme to candidates who will join us in this.

What’s Next

If this role does not match your skills please visit our careers website for more opportunities within our organisation.

Apply online, or contact us on careers@westcoastdhb.health.nz

Applicants will be progressed as they apply, so if this sounds like you, please apply now! 

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Permanent, Permanent/Full Time, Permanent/Part Time

Job no: WC240469

Location: Greymouth

Closing Date: Saturday, 7 August 2021