Registered Nurse/Tapuhi Rēhita, Heart & Lung Unit

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  • Location: Ward 6 South, Wellington Hospital
  • Contract: Permanent, part time. Rostered and rotating
  • Salary: RN Grade, depending on experience

Have you got an interest in ECGs, heart rhythms, complex cardiothoracic surgery, and resuscitation?

If so, we are looking for an enthusiastic, flexible and committed Registered Nurse to join our team and hit the ground running.  Cardiology or cardiothoracic experience is preferred, but not essential.  We have a position available for 0.9 FTE.


The Wellington Regional Heart and Lung Unit (Ward 6 South) is a 44 bed cardiology and cardiothoracic ward.  Patients are admitted from throughout the central region for angiograms, pacing and EPS, cardiac and lung surgery, and cardiac assessment. It is a fast-paced, acute environment.

You will have:

  • Registration with the Nursing Council of NZ as a Registered Nurse
  • A current practicing certificate
  • Post registration experience in an acute setting
  • A current work visa

Capability development is a high priority for CCDHB. Professional development opportunities are a given, as well as the ability to upskill and to take on other roles. People and their skills are highly valued at CCDHB. We will provide ongoing professional development for staff through the CCDHB professional development and recognition pathway (PDRP), regular in-service training and support toward external education. 


Capital and Coast DHB (CCDHB) is located centrally in Wellington and has over 6,000 full-time equivalent staff, making us one of the major employers in the Wellington region. CCDHB operates two hospitals – Wellington Regional Hospital in Newtown and Kenepuru Hospital in Porirua – as well as the Kapiti Health Centre at Paraparaumu. 

The Mental Health, Addiction and Intellectual Disability Service (MHAIDS) spans three DHBs - Wairarapa, Hutt Valley and Capital and Coast DHB’s and includes local, regional, and national services. The local MHAIDS services are provided from multiple sites within the 3DHB sub-region – greater Wellington, Hutt Valley and Wairarapa. 

Here at CCDHB we embrace diversity and welcome applications from people of all gender identities, ages, ethnicities, sexual orientations, disability and religions. A workforce that is diverse and inclusive means that we are better positioned to understand and serve our community.

CCDHB is a pro-equity Health Organisation, with a particular focus on Māori and Pacific Peoples.

CCDHB provides a range of specialist services including neurosurgery, oncology, neonatal intensive care and community-based services including district nursing, rehabilitation services, social work, alcohol and drug services, and home support services to a population of around 900,000 people.


Applications will not be accepted via email. All candidates applying for any of our current vacancies must complete an online CCDHB application form by clicking the 'Apply Now' button. 

Applications close on Wednesday 18 September, 2019. Please ensure your uploaded CV and cover letter is in either Word or PDF format. For further information on this role, please email and please indicate the vacancy number NM184-19 and job title in the subject line.

Ma tini, ma mano, ka rapa te whai

By joining together we will succeed

Permanent/Part Time

Job no: NM184-19

Location: Wellington Hospital

Closing Date: Wednesday 18 September, 2019