Registered Nurses - Medical Department

Dynamic and motivated Registered Nurses are sought to work in the acute medical wards and rehabilitation/stroke unit of a regional general hospital in the North Island of New Zealand.

This is an exciting opportunity to work with great teams that are passionate about the care they provide in a supportive and exciting environment. Not only will you have the opportunity to work in a growing hospital and an innovative service, you will get to reside in sunny Northland with some of the most spectacular scenery NZ has to offer and an unparalleled work life balance.

The hospital is a 250 bed general hospital with 3 general medical wards totalling 68 beds including a 2 bed Intermediate Level Care (ILS), a rehabilitation/stroke unit with 24 beds and a 5 bed Coronary Care Unit.

As a region Northland is known in Maori as the “Tail of the Fish” due to its long peninsular geography at the northwest tip of the North Island. It is renowned for its beautiful beaches and relaxed lifestyle, abundant rolling farmlands and stunning natural harbours blessed with a subtropical climate and long hours of sunshine.

This creates the backdrop for a vast range of leisure pursuits; sailing, surfing, swimming, kayaking, hiking, farming, diving and fishing are all popular
There is delicious fresh produce from farm and sea and easy access to the world famous Poor Knights Marine reserve. There are also many beautiful forests and stunning hills to explore and climb.

As well as a warm climate, the "winterless north" offers excellent schools, affordable housing and scenic coastal areas offering a range of recreational activities. It is just two hours' drive or 25 minute flight from the international hub of Auckland and is well serviced with flights.

Requirements

  • Registered Nurse with Nursing Council of New Zealand with annual practice certificate
  • Recent acute nursing experience
  • Postgraduate certificate and PDRP desirable
  • Well-developed communication skills: with patients, their whanau and the inter-disciplinary teams
  • Committed to high standards of patient focussed clinical care and a desire to grow and develop
Benefits
  • full time, permanent contract
  • national pay scale salaries
  • pension benefits
  • 30 days annual leave

Applications: 

If you are interested in this role, please submit your CV for immediate consideration.