Registered Nurse for Fixed Term Role in Radiology

Registered Nurse

Radiology - Timaru Hospital

Leave cover (6 weeks) 7 Aug to 15 September, 6.5 hours per day, Monday to Friday

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

Right now, we’re looking for a Registered Nurse to join our small, tight-knit Radiology Team working across our CT, MRI and Interventional areas, for 6 weeks to cover leave.

The full-time equivalent salary range for this position is $66,570 - $95,340 based on the NZNO MECA, dependent on skills, experience, and registration in NZ.

If you like nursing but don’t like shift work (evenings and weekends), you can have your cake and eat it too. 

Our team provides a comprehensive diagnostic radiology service including: General Radiography, MRI, CT and Ultrasound.

Our ideal candidate will be a Registered Nurse with two or more years, experience, with advanced IV cannulation experience and CVAD Certification advantageous.  Additionally, the person will be a registered with the NZ Nursing Council, hold a current APC, and be a positive and friendly team player with a sense of humour.

To succeed in this role you will have;

  • The ability to work unsupervised and uses initiative appropriately
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and can relate well to patients and families
  • Can work with a supportive team approach
  • Great communication skills and empathy
  • The passion to deliver high-quality healthcare
  • Excellent planning and problem-solving skills

Why choose Te Whatu Ora South Canterbury?

As one of the country’s smaller regions 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.

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 Te Whatu Ora South Canterbury, 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.

Apply now - this moment is yours!

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

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

Application Closing date: OPEN

(This job advertisement will close early if 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: EYAJ3138119

Location: Timaru Hospital

Closing Date: OPEN