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Position Title: Registered Nurses – Perioperative Services (Theatre)
Location: Southland
FTE (Hours): 0.8 – 1.0 FTE
Date Posted: 11/06/2019
Application Closing Date: Open
Job #: 058112
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Registered Nurse – Perioperative Services (Theatre)

Southland Hospital

  • Looking for a lifestyle change?
  • Experienced theatre nurses required
  • Permanent opportunities available, 0.8 – 1.0 FTE

Sick of sitting in that traffic jam? Fed up of the long commute and want to get some time back? Come and join us in one of New Zealand’s most scenic locations and get more time doing the things you love – you really can have it all!

We are looking for experienced theatre nurses with a “can do”, positive attitude to join our Perioperative Service in our operating theatres based in Southland Hospital. Our passionate team is focused on patient centred care, and take great pride in improving the health and wellbeing of our community, so this passion resonates with you then read on for more details about your perfect opportunity! 

Our service presents a busy environment, one that is navigated on a daily basis through a team based model of care, so it is essential you have a kind nature and the ability to adapt to rapidly changing clinical situations. Recent Perioperative nursing experience and sound clinical skills are essential in ensuring the patient journey is a smooth one. You’ll have access to ongoing professional development and given the wide geographical area the hospital covers, there will be many opportunities for variety in your work which lends itself to both your professional and personal development.

You’ll find yourself part of a friendly and professional 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. Invercargill itself is a modern city offering easy access to many outstanding leisure pursuits.

The hours of work are Monday to Sunday, rostered shifts of 8 or 10 hours in duration. You will also be required to participate in an on-call roster. You will need to be registered in accordance with the Health Practitioner Competency Act 2003 as a New Zealand Registered Nurse and hold a current Practising Certificate.

Please note that due to urgent service need we can only accept applications from Registered Nurses who hold a valid NZ work visa or have the right to live and work in NZ with at least 2 years of recent Perioperative nursing experience.

Roles are full-time or part-time, allowing you the flexibility to build a lifestyle where you’ll have the time, energy and opportunity to make the most of the adventures on your doorstep here in the Southern region! 

Please specify in your application whether you would be interested in working part-time (0.8) or full time hours. 


Closing Date: Open


For further information please contact Jeanie Winter, Recruitment Advisor – Surgical Directorate Phone: (03) 470 9571 or Email:

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