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Registered Nurse - Medical Day Unit

Canterbury District Health Board
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Canterbury - Christchurch
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Fixed Term Contract
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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 role

Full-time, parental leave cover contract from 24/10/2017-24/10/2018

In the Medical Day Unit, we specialise in the care and support of medical patients from a variety of specialties, including Oncology and Haematology. Some of our patients are cared for pre and post procedures, while others receive their full treatment as day cases in the unit.

Motivated and organised, your mature outlook will allow you to practice with a high level of autonomy in the nurse led care we deliver. Your exceptional interpersonal skills will enable you to engage with a wide range of patients and their family/whanau. You will be committed to providing a consistently high standard of patient care. 

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
  • Committed to providing a consistently high standard of patient care
  • Haematology/Oncology experience would be an advantage it is not essential

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 Hayley Buick, Recruitment Specialist - Nursing, Phone: (03) 3377961 or email

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

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