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RN Theatre - New Zealand


As the leading healthcare recruitment agency in South Africa, we are now looking to help South African nursing staff advance their careers by connecting them with exciting job opportunities in New Zealand. Our team of experienced recruitment specialists will work closely with each nurse to understand their career goals and help them navigate the complex process of finding a job in New Zealand.

Our Client

A private hospital, located in Nelson, New Zealand, which is a leading healthcare facility dedicated to providing exceptional medical care to the local community. With a strong emphasis on patient-centered care, the hospital offers a wide range of services and specialties to meet the diverse healthcare needs of its patients. They pride themselves on its state-of-the-art facilities and advanced medical technologies, ensuring the delivery of high-quality, evidence-based treatments and procedures. The hospital is staffed by a team of skilled healthcare professionals who are committed to delivering compassionate and personalized care to every patient. With a focus on innovation and continuous improvement, they strive to be a trusted and reliable healthcare provider, promoting the well-being and health of the individuals and families it serves in Nelson and the surrounding regions.

The Role

The purpose of the Registered Nurse Theatre position with Orthopaedics experience is to provide high-quality nursing care to patients undergoing surgical procedures in the theatre setting. The role focuses on assisting the surgical team, maintaining a sterile environment, and ensuring patient safety and comfort throughout the perioperative process. Administer medications and intravenous fluids as directed by the surgeon or anesthetist and provide post-operative care to patients, monitoring their recovery and addressing any immediate concerns or complications. You’ll be collaborating with other healthcare professionals to ensure comprehensive patient care and promote positive patient outcomes while participating in ongoing professional development activities to enhance clinical skills and knowledge in orthopaedics and perioperative nursing.

What will you need?

  • Completed Bachelor’s degree in Nursing

  • Registered with Nursing Council of New Zealand or is in the process of Registration

  • Sound clinical knowledge with minimum 3 years experience

  • Proven experience working in a theatre setting, specifically with orthopaedic procedures.

  • Familiarity with orthopaedic surgical procedures, instrumentation, and equipment.

  • Strong assessment and critical thinking skills to effectively monitor patients and respond to changing situations.

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to collaborate with the surgical team and provide patient education.

  • Ability to work well under pressure and in a fast-paced environment.

Our client will offer

  • Assistance with visa sponsorship

  • Allowance toward flights for the primary applicant

  • Cost of Annual Practicing Certificate

  • Accommodation when you arrive

  • Ongoing training and development

If this vacancy is closed or you have any questions, please contact

Please be advised that you will be contacted by Medipath Healthcare Recruitment within 14 days should we wish to proceed with your application. Similarly, if you are not contacted by Medipath Healthcare Recruitment, please accept your application as unsuccessful. Your CV will automatically be added to our database and we could be contacting you should a suitable position arise.


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