Registered Nurse - Daypatients

Day Patient Services – Timaru Hospital

Fixed-Term, 12 Months, Covering Roster Gaps

Part Time, 48 Hours per Fortnight (0.6 FTE), Monday – Friday


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Life is a collection of small moments: meaningful moments, challenging moments, moments to remember. At SCDHB, we want to support our people to enjoy more of the moments that matter. Are you ready to join us?

We are currently looking to fill a Registered Nurse vacancy within our Day Patients Service.  Ideally, we are seeking a Registered Nurse with recent experience in medical or surgical nursing. (Shifts are rostered Monday to Friday between 0700-2030.)

Day Patient Services provides care for patients from pre-admission through to their surgery plus admission or same day discharge.

If you like nursing but don’t like shift work or working on weekends, you can have your cake and eat it too.

To be eligible for this role you will also need to be registered with the New Zealand Nursing Council and have a current Annual Practising Certificate.


Why choose South Canterbury DHB?

As one of the country’s smaller DHBs our people always have room to move and grow - you’ll get a wider exposure to specialties and enjoy the benefits of a flat structure: processes that run smoothly and a fun, friendly culture. With us, you’re more than just a number; you’re part of a team where everyone knows your name. You’ll be supported to thrive through our many professional development opportunities and have the chance to share your expertise as part of our graduate mentoring programme.

On top of all that, you’ll get to enjoy the fantastic Timaru lifestyle: between the beach and the mountains, work-life balance is truly achievable here.

At SCDHB, integrity, collaboration, accountability, respect and excellence are at the heart of everything we do. We are a proudly diverse team, as we know a diverse and inclusive workforce achieves the best outcomes for our patients and communities. If you share in these core values and bring them into every aspect of your patient care, we can’t wait for you to join us.


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We look forward to receiving your application directly via our Careers Site.

If you have any questions regarding this role please contact Human Resources by phoning 03 687-2230.

Applications will be accepted until 12 December 2021

This job advert may close early once a suitable applicant is found.


As part of our duty of care towards our patients, it is crucial that all patient-facing staff be fully immunised. If you have made it to the later stages of recruitment, you will be expected to produce your immunisation records for infection control purposes.

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Fixed Term/Contract/Part Time

Job no: KOAL1137658

Location: Timaru Hospital

Closing Date: Sunday, 12 December 2021