Registered Nurse (casual) Outpatient Services

Nelson Marlborough District Health Board

  • Casual
  • Nelson-Tasman
  • Recent general medical and/or general surgical experience is preferred
  • Casual position covering staff leave and additional clinics

Ngā mōhiohio e pā ana ki tēnei mahi (About this position)

We are looking for a Registered Nurse, with a current NZNC practising certificate, to join our Outpatient Nursing team at Wairau Hospital in Blenheim on a casual basis. The role provides nursing care to support patients through their outpatient journey and requires you to be adaptable to change, resourceful and flexible to service needs. 

Ko wai he kaitono tōtika? (Who is an appropriate applicant?)

You will be a team player, who enjoys keeping up to date with clinical practice. You will have excellent organisational and time management skills and a commitment to quality and achieving best possible outcomes for our patients/families and whānau.

You will have well-developed assessment skills and will ideally have general medical and/or surgical nursing experience and the ability to work with/learn the use of information technology programmes used in the Outpatient department.

It will also be important that you have the flexibility to cover both annual leave, sick leave and additional clinics, sometimes at short notice. 

N.B. Casual employment does not meet Immigration NZ requirements for international applicants.

Ā mātou rōpū (About our team)

Nelson Marlborough Health is the main health provider for the top of the south. Nearly 3,000 strong, we are Nelson and Marlborough’s largest employer, which means the opportunities here are endless. Our main locations are Nelson and Wairau Hospitals but we are spread across the region and service all parts of the community. Our work can be challenging, but we are up for it. We have a great team and we work hard to make a difference. We value integrity, innovation, respect and teamwork.

Ētahi atu mōhiohio (More Information)

Ngā huanga o tēnei mahi (The benefits of this position)

We provide a great place to work with professional development opportunities, job security, and workplace wellness programmes.

Me pēhea ahau e tono ai? (How do I apply?)

For role specific information please contact Brenda McAlpine, Charge Nurse Manager, Outpatient Services, Wairau Hospital,

For general enquiries please contact our recruitment team on or 03 546 1274. 

Keen to apply now?  It’s easy. Please complete our online application form. 

Ref: W20-166

Applications close: Open until filled

Nelson Marlborough Health strongly endorses Te Tiriti o Waitangi. 

We believe that to achieve equity in health outcomes for Māori we need a workforce reflective of the population it serves.
We strongly encourage applications from candidates who identify as Māori and we recruit for cultural competence.  

He waka eke noa. We are all in this together.

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