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Registered Nurse - Ward 10 Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery

Canterbury District Health Board
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Canterbury - Christchurch
Job Type:
Ongoing - Full Time
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Job Description

About us

Working for the Canterbury District Health Board - working for the Community. At its core, our vision is dependent on achieving a truly collaborative, 'whole of system' approach where everyone in the health system works together to do the right thing for the patient and the right thing for the system and our community as a whole.

About the roles

Ward 10 is one of our surgical wards here at the CDHB it has a specialty of cardiothoracic and vascular surgery. Our role sees us caring for patients that are undergoing acute and arranged cardiac, thoracic and vascular surgery.

We are seeking Registered Nurses with a passion for this area of nursing and who have a commitment to the delivery of high standard of nursing care. Enthusiastic and motivated, you will have excellent communication and interpersonal skills and enjoy working in a fast paced, forward thinking, supportive environment. 

Join our service and work become part of our dynamic team of health professionals.

We are also committed to developing your nursing career, with an abundance of professional development opportunities available to you. 


  • Rotating roster to cover service needs.
  • Full-time 1.0FTE

Skills and experience:

  • Current registration with the New Zealand Nursing Council and APC
  • Demonstrated ability to work both autonomously and collaboratively with other professionals
  • Excellent time management, interpersonal and organisational skills
  • The ability to be adaptable, flexible and solution focused
  • Recent acute surgical or medical experience is preferred for this position

Our culture

  • Care and respect for others. Manaaki me te whakaute i te tangata
  • Integrity in all we do. Hāpai i ā mātou mahi katoa i runga i te pono
  • Responsibility for outcomes. Te Takohanga i ngā hua.


  • Something For You is an employee benefits programme available to all staff of the CDHB. CDHB staff are entitled to preferential rates at a wide selection of partners either on a permanent basis or at exclusive events throughout the year. For both the things you need and the things you just want, as a CDHB employee you will be sure to enjoy being able to choose a little Something For You
  • We help you to construct your Professional Development Pathway out of the components that are best for you, resulting in better patient outcomes

How to apply

Apply online, or to find out more information, please contact Nicki McNeill, Recruitment Specialist - Nursing, Phone: (03) 3377956 or email

Applications are only accepted online so please visit our website at to complete an application.

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