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Hospital procedures are impacted under the Covid-19 Protection Framework. More details

Registered Nurse - Ward and Daystay

Rotorua Closing date: 28 August 2022 Reference: 1062297

About the role:

Southern Cross Hospital Rotorua is a modern surgical hospital serving the local community and the greater Bay of Plenty region. This leading private hospital has been providing quality, professional care since 1987, when it opened as New Zealand's first purpose built short stay surgical hospital. Our hospital employs a caring, experienced staffing unit of around 90, providing services and excellent post-operative care to around 6,000 patients across a range of surgical specialties. These consist of Gastroenterology, General Surgery, Gynaecology, Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery, Urology, Otolaryngology, Paediatric Surgery and Outpatient Oncology.

We are currently seeking Ward Registered Nurses to join our team in Rotorua, We have full time, part time and casual roles available.

To be successful you will need:

  • To be a NZ Registered Nurse  with the Nursing Council of New Zealand and hold a current practicing certificate
  • Preferably 1-2 years' experience in the Ward/DSU area, although not an essential requirement for  the right person 
  • Flexibility to work in Ward,  Day Stay or Pre-admission Clinic
  • Excellent communication skills 
  • Enjoys working alongside a dynamic team of nurses whose focus is on working together as a team
  • Be able to work rostered shifts
  • Passionate about professional development.

What we can offer you: 

  • Ongoing education and professional development
  • Celebrate professional days for all departments with each other
  • Recognition of long service leave
  • Opportunity to cross train in to other areas, for example, urology clinic/oncology/pre-admission clinic
  • Supportive working environment
  • Christmas and New Year Holiday Break 

About Southern Cross Healthcare 

Southern Cross Healthcare is New Zealand's largest independent healthcare network; comprised of our wholly-owned and joint venture hospitals, specialist centres, physiotherapy, rehabilitation and workplace wellness providers across New Zealand.

Each year the wider Southern Cross businesses support more than one million New Zealanders through medical care, healthcare and health and travel insurance.

We are driven by our purpose to advance the health and wellbeing of New Zealanders, supported by our not-for-profit DNA that keeps this purpose at the forefront of our focus.

Southern Cross Healthcare patients are supported by a team of over 3000 employees, passionate about making a difference to the health and wellbeing of New Zealanders. They work alongside over 1200 medical specialists who are credentialled to provide services in our hospital facilities.

Now is an exciting time to join Southern Cross Healthcare, as we pursue our vision to transform private healthcare to further improve the health of New Zealanders.

Our purpose and vision are brought to life by a progressive, innovative and inclusive workplace culture. Care is at the heart of all we do. We are looking for high performing people who are eager to play their part in delivering to our purpose.

In return for your extraordinary skills and the high degree of care you bring to everything you do, you will be joining an organisation in which you can truly make a difference.

Make the change you have always been looking for and apply now!

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