CC RNs – New Zealand

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Critical Care Nurse

Making a difference – it’s what you do. But what about what you need?

Like more space, and more to do on your days off – or less. In New Zealand, you’ve got nature at your fingertips, a team you can count on and a warm welcome. We’ve got it all covered at Health New Zealand. 

As a Critical Care Nurse, you’re already making a difference every day, in the lives of patients, their loved ones and the wider communities who benefit from your expertise. We’re looking to fill multiple roles nationwide and offering you the unique opportunity to make a difference, somewhere different.

You’ll provide the highest-quality medical care, surrounded by world-leading technology. Our multi-disciplinary teams work together to drive positive change to improve healthcare outcomes for our communities.

Discover a career as a Critical Care Nurse in New Zealand:   

26 units nationwide provide Critical Care services, including cardiac, trauma, neurosurgery, paediatric, general intensive care, burns, spinal, cardiothoracic, and paediatrics. Critical Care teams work collaboratively and understand interdisciplinary working is essential for patient and whānau (family) centred care.   

We’re looking for talented people to fill vacancies in a variety of critical care roles, where you’ll receive the standard entitlements given to workers in New Zealand, including 10 days of sick leave per year, and four weeks of annual leave.

To be able to work as a Nurse in Aotearoa New Zealand you must become registered to practice with the Nursing Council of New Zealand and hold an Annual Practising Certificate. Internationally qualified nurses who meet the Nursing Council of New Zealand standards may apply to become registered to practise in New Zealand.   

Who we are at Health New Zealand:    

Health New Zealand is the Government organisation that provides publicly-funded universal health care to 5 million Kiwis. We manage all health services provided in New Zealand, including hospital and specialist services, and primary and community care.

We recruit across 19 unique districts within the country, developing and implementing plans based on local needs to improve the health and well-being of our communities.    

We are dedicated to building a team that thrives on diversity and inclusion, welcoming individuals from all walks of life and backgrounds. Our commitment is to both representing and ensuring that every voice is heard, and valued, and contributes to our dynamic and inclusive culture.    

About the Opportunity:      

We’re recruiting nurses with training and experience in the specialised field of Mental Health. The purpose of the role is to meet the needs of people and families accessing our services in a manner that is safe, appropriate and effective. 

Continual growth and education are encouraged, and assistance is provided to those wishing to take up education opportunities within nursing. This may include paid study days for professional development and there may also be movement as well as progression.   

Whether you want to spend more time at the beach or dedicate some time to further studies, we have a position that will work best for you.    

Helping you make the move:

Nurses are on Tier 1 of New Zealand’s Green List which means you are eligible for the Straight to Residence Visa and can apply for New Zealand residency before you arrive, provided you have a job offer from us.    

Our Candidate Support Team provides one-to-one personalised support throughout your journey to your new home in Aotearoa, New Zealand. This includes matching you with a district that best suits your lifestyle and career aspirations, as well as help with visas and immigration, relocation, and settlement support.    

Join us in paradise – apply now!    

If you’re ready to be part of an innovative, progressive and passionate team whilst exploring all that our country has to offer – we have the role for you – providing you with the best of both worlds.     

It’s never been easier to start a new adventure – and we have a team to help you every step of the way.    

Come on over to Aotearoa, New Zealand, and make a difference, somewhere different.    

Posted: May 7, 2024; Expires: June 7, 2024