New Zealand Registered Nurse - Intensive Care


New Zealand Registered Nurse - Intensive Care

Capital & Coast District Health Board
  • Napier, New Zealand


We are looking for innovative, committed, forward-thinking registered nurses to join the Central Region team in Intensive Care Services. Our service encompasses all specialties including cardio-thoracic, neurosurgery and paediatrics.

We have a strong commitment to nursing education and excellence in patient care. There are many opportunities to further your education and be part of a committed and innovative team. The Service offers support on the Professional Development Recognition Programme and progress towards a Master’s degree. There is also the opportunity to train as a flight nurse within the busiest flight retrieval service in New Zealand and career advancement with the Patient at Risk service or to progress into education, research or clinical nurse specialist roles.

Moū - About You

To be successful in this role it would be ideal if you had a background in critical care, however, two years acute ward would also be advantageous. If you are keen to be part of a service that supports initiative, autonomy and excellence in nursing practice then we are interested in hearing from you.

There are a variety of contracts available including leave cover, permanent or fixed-term and full-time or part-time.

E Pā Ana Ki a Tatou - About Us

Within the Central Region, critical care is provided at six major hospitals: Wellington Regional Hospital, Hutt Hospital, Wairarapa Hospital, Palmerston North Regional Hospital, Hawke's Bay Fallen Soldiers Memorial Hospital and Whanganui Hospital. Almost all tertiary services, including intensive care services, are provided by Wellington Regional Hospital; Hutt Hospital provides the regional plastic surgery service.

Here in the Te Whatu Ora Central Region we embrace diversity and welcome applications from all people, including all gender identities, ages, ethnicities, sexual orientations, disability and religions. A workforce that is diverse and inclusive means that we are better positioned to understand and serve our community.

The Central Region Districts are pro-equity health organisation, with a particular focus on Māori, Pacific Peoples, and the Disability Community.

Kōrero mō te tūranga - About the role
• General staff nurse duties Intensive Care
• Delivery of ICU and HDU care in general adult and paediatric ICU
• Practice in accordance with the Domains of Competence for the Registered/Enrolled Nurse.
• Work as part of a team and to handle multiple tasks safely and effectively.
• Maintain a current Nursing Council of New Zealand practicing certificate.

To be successful in this role you will ideally have:
• Current New Zealand Annual Practicing Certificate
• Previous acute experience
• Intensive care qualification desirable
• Previous experience in a nursing role with a patient centric approach.
• Effective interpersonal and communication skills.
• Good level of computer literacy.
• A high degree of self-motivation, willingness, and self-responsibility to continually improve and remain current with nursing skills and knowledge.
• High levels of professionalism with an enthusiastic, proactive, flexible approach.
• Previous experience in an ICU environment.

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Me pēhea te tuku tono - How to apply

Click the apply now button to send your application directly to us. For further information on this role please email [email protected] or call our dedicated Recruitment Advisor on +64274073847

Educational Requirements

  • Associates Degree


Category : Nurse
Posted : November 21, 2023
Salary : N/A

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