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Registered Nurse - Critical Care Unit

Registered Nurse – Critical Care

Southland Hospital

  • Permanent opportunities available
  • Mixed FTE roles available
  • Work/life balance awaits!


We are now seeking applications from experienced and innovative Registered Nurses to help us continue to provide top quality, patient centred care on a permanent basis working rostered shifts.


Mō te tūranga | About the role

  • Part of a friendly and professional multidisciplinary team working in a modern hospital with first-rate facilities.
  • We take great pride in our sense of community down south, and you will see this in the tight knit family feel amongst the staff.
  • The Critical Care Unit at Southland hospital is a combined ICU, CCU and HDU with 6 beds.
  • The unit is also involved with the Cardiac Arrest team and Telemetry monitoring.


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Mōu ake | About you

  • Someone who enjoys working in a team environment,
  • Ability to adapt to rapidly changing clinical situations.
  • It is essential that you have recent acute nursing experience,
  • Previous critical care experience desirable but non-essential.


Painga | Benefits


  • Ongoing professional development and given the wide geographical area the hospital covers, there will be many opportunities for variety in your work
  • Green-list role for AEWV
  • Subsidised gym membership and discounted health insurance
  • Free on-site parking
  • Short work commutes – only 10-15 minutes’ drive to work from anywhere in the city
  • Access to discounted staff holiday accommodation in Te Anau and Central Otago
  • Access to a range of retail and entertainment discounts
  • Discounted rates available with local Childcare provider
  • Affordable housing and beautiful scenery


Mō mātou | About us

Te Whatu Ora - Southern has the largest geographical coverage of all the New Zealand regions, providing services to 350,000 people in diverse communities. We take pride in all the services we provide, and our aim is to improve, promote and protect the health of our region. We believe that our dedicated and passionate staff are a significant driving force behind the achievement of these standards, and we need more like-minded people to help us continue providing for our community.


Utu whānui |Salary range

This role belongs to the expired NZNO Collective Agreement and falls between Step 2 ($72,061 p.a) and Step 7 ($95,340 p.a pro rata) of the Registered Nurses salary scale.


Rā mōnehu |Closing Date:  02 April 2023

Due to the fast-paced nature of what we do, our vacancy close dates may be subject to change. Don’t delay, make sure you apply as soon as possible.


Tono ināianei | Apply now

For further information please contact Diane Wilson , Recruitment Advisor at

We only accept online applications. Please apply via our website: All conversations will be confidential in nature.

If you currently work for Te Whatu Ora- Health New Zealand - Southern , please apply for this role via our internal careers site, found here:  Pulse > Applications > Corporate > SuccessFactors


Pre-Employment checks

In the interests of protecting our people and our patients, all appointments will be subject to:

  • Occupational Health Assessment
  • Police Vetting / Ministry of Justice safety checks
  • Serious misconduct checks (previous Public Service departments and statutory Crown entities only)
  • New employees of Te Whatu Ora Southern will need to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, which includes two doses and a booster dose of an approved vaccine. If you are unable to receive a COVID-19 vaccine or booster for any reason, please indicate this in your cover letter so we can discuss this with you further and establish if you meet any criteria for an exemption.

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