About the role:
New Plymouth Hospital was established in 1983 and is the only private surgical hospital in the city. We provide services to around 6000 patients each year and we continue to grow. Our dedicated, fun team provides services and excellent post-operative nursing care across a wide range of elective surgical services, including orthopaedic surgery, gynaecology, ophthalmology, oral and facial maxillary, urology, otolaryngology (ENT), plastic reconstructive and cosmetic surgery, and general and endoscopic surgery.
We are looking for experienced Registered Ward Nurses to join our team. The successful candidates will be a positive, pro-active team player who will enjoy the fantastic work-life balance that we provide.
The opportunities we currently have are full-time, 0.8 FTE and 0.6 FTE, all rostered duties.
A background in higher dependency type nursing ie HDU/ED/ICU to help support the introduction of higher level of care facilities in our facility. Would be an advantage.
To be successful you will need:
- A NZ Registered Nurse with a current Practicing certificate
- Minimum of 2 years’ experience in an acute care setting
- Preferably experience in higher level of care nursing
- Excellent communication skills
- A team player with good organisational ability
- A strong customer focus
- A proactive team member able to work flexibly rostered hours
What we can offer you:
- Competitive remuneration
- Christmas and New Year breaks
- Ongoing education and professional development
- Subsidised health insurance
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!