Waitaki District Health Services


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Job Vacancies

Waitaki District Health Services is a people-focused, caring and engaged organisation that’s main purpose is to champion and provide trusted, quality health services within our community.

We are always on the lookout for candidates who share our morals and values, who have a positive attitude, to go along with the appropriate skills and qualifications for the desired role. We believe in fostering integrity, respect, trust and resilience between all our staff, patients, whānau and the wider community in Oamaru and the surrounding Waitaki District.

We believe in our people to deliver on our vision, and we do this through fostering advocacy, working with Safer Waitaki, and a number of professional networks in the Waitaki and New Zealand. Effective communication between staff, patients, their whānau and the wider community is a big part of what we do, and we encourage active listening. As a business, we pride ourselves on providing the necessary infrastructure to allow our staff and the community to thrive. This allows our business to continue to be a valuable and sustainable part of the wider Waitaki region. Our vision is to provide a positive, progressive and caring organisation that delivers a responsible, accessible and modern health care service, if you share our vision, please apply today.

See the latest vacancies and job opportunities at Waitaki District Health Services.


Respiratory Resource Nurse (Part-time 0.2 FTE)
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Registered Nurse to join our Outpatients team as a Respiratory Resource Nurse. The role is 0.2 FTE to be worked each Tuesday. We are looking for someone enthusiastic and experienced or who has …
Enrolled Nurse - Outpatients (0.4 FTE)
We are seeking a 0.4 FTE Enrolled Nurse to join our Outpatients team at Waitaki District Health Services (Oamaru Hospital). You’ll be organising and setting up multiple clinics, working under the direction and delegation of the Clinician and working …
Maternity Centre Position (Casual)
We are seeking either a Midwife, Registered Nurse or Enrolled Nurse to provide support for our postnatal inpatients, mums and babies, and their whanau/families while staying with us at Oamaru Maternity Centre. Breastfeeding knowledge or education is a bonus, …
Infection Prevention Control Coordinator (permanent, part-time 0.5 FTE)
An exciting opportunity has arisen within the Quality team at Waitaki District Health Services Ltd. for an Infection Prevention Control Coordinator. Primarily you will be responsible for the maintenance of an infection prevention control program in accordance with Nga Paerewa …
Dietitian (Permanent, part-time 0.5 FTE)
Waitaki District Health Services Ltd. (Oamaru Hospital) has a vacancy for a New Zealand Registered Dietitian to join our Outpatients team. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 2 years’ experience. You will be seeing a range of patients …
Enrolled Nurse (Permanent, 0.8 FTE)
We are seeking a 0.8 FTE (64 hours per fortnight) Enrolled Nurse to work at Oamaru Hospital predominantly in our Inpatient ward. You will have good interpersonal skills and the capacity to work within a multidisciplinary team. The successful applicant …
Physiotherapist (Permanent, full-time)
Permanent Full Time Position Waitaki District Health Services Limited is seeking to employ a New Zealand Registered Physiotherapist to join our dynamic team based at Oamaru Hospital.  The successful candidate will be a team-player with excellent clinical and communication skills.  The …
Rural Hospital Medicine Doctors (Permanent, full-time or part-time)
We are looking for RHM doctors to join our clinical team at Waitaki District Health Services. We have positions for vocationally registered doctors with a Fellowship in Rural Hospital Medicine and experience in Emergency, and / or Internal Medicine, Rehabilitation, smaller/ …
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