New Zealand Registered Nurse – Intensive Care Units

New Zealand Registered Nurse – Intensive Care Units

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We are looking for innovative, committed, forward-thinking registered nurses to join our Intensive Care Services in New Zealand. Our service encompasses all specialties including cardio-thoracic, neurosurgery and paediatrics. 

We have a strong commitment to nursing education and excellence in patient care.  There are many opportunities to further your education and be part of a committed and innovative team.  The Service offers support on the Professional Development Recognition Programme and progress towards a Master’s degree.  There is also the opportunity to train as a flight nurse within the busiest flight retrieval service in New Zealand and career advancement with the Patient at Risk service or to progress into education, research or clinical nurse specialist roles.

Come and meet our team from New Zealand at our next event in Sydney to find out more.

About you

To be successful in this role it would be ideal if you had a background in critical care, however, two years acute ward would also be advantageous. If you are keen to be part of a service that supports initiative, autonomy and excellence in nursing practice then we are interested in hearing from you.

There are a variety of contracts available including leave cover, permanent or fixed-term and full-time or part-time.

About us

New Zealand has a highly skilled, dedicated and professional health workforce delivering exceptional care. However, there are opportunities to make improvements. We need to build a future health system that will perform better for all of us. A system underpinned by partnership, equity, sustainability, whānau-centred care (family centred), and excellence.

Firmly grounded in Te Tiriti o Waitangi principles, Te Whatu Ora serves all New Zealanders.

We’re shaping a future health system that will be simpler and more coordinated, allowing for better and more consistent care, and that will support all New Zealanders to live longer and have the best possible quality of life.

About the role

  • General staff nurse duties Intensive Care
  • Delivery of ICU and HDU care in general adult and paediatric ICU
  • Practice in accordance with the Domains of Competence for the Registered/Enrolled Nurse.
  • Work as part of a team and to handle multiple tasks safely and effectively.
  • Maintain a current Nursing Council of New Zealand practicing certificate.


To be successful in this role you will ideally have:

  • Current New Zealand Annual Practicing Certificate 
  • Previous acute experience 
  • Intensive care qualification desirable
  • Previous experience in a nursing role with a patient centric approach.
  • Effective interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Good level of computer literacy.
  • A high degree of self-motivation, willingness, and self-responsibility to continually improve and remain current with nursing skills and knowledge.
  • High levels of professionalism with an enthusiastic, proactive, flexible approach.
  • Previous experience in an ICU environment.

How to apply

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Click the apply now button to send your application directly to us. For further information on this role please email or call our dedicated Recruitment Advisor on +64274073847 now to pre-book a meet and greet and or interview with our team while we are in Sydney

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Permanent, Permanent/Full Time, Permanent/Part Time


Location: Auckland, Canterbury, Christchurch, Hawkes Bay, Hutt Valley, Kapiti Coast, Manawatu, Otago, Tairawhiti, Waikato, Wairarapa, Wanganui, Wellington Hospital

Closing Date: Tuesday, 23 April 2024