Waitaki District Health Services


From 28/09/20 until further notice: Under Covid Level 1 hospital visiting is as follows:
• Visiting hours: 2.00pm – 4.00pm and 6.00pm – 7.00pm
• Two visitors per patient. This also ensures our vulnerable patients are getting the appropriate amount of rest. If you feel unwell, please avoid the main reception area and go directly to the Emergency Department entrance beside our Ambulance Bay (24/7) – please wear a mask, and apply hand sanitiser.

Registered Nurse

Fixed Term Parental Leave .9 FTE Registered Nurse


Oamaru Hospital is designated as a Rural Hospital, and includes a small inpatient unit, primary birthing unit, emergency department, outpatient clinics and is well supported with a wide range of community and diagnostic services.


We are seeking a motivated, enthusiastic and skilled Registered Nurse to join our team and be part of our organisation including our 24 hour Emergency Department service and Inpatient Ward at Oamaru Hospital. 


The successful applicant will be committed to providing clinical excellence, must have a current New Zealand Practicing Certificate and preferably a minimum of two years’ experience in an acute setting. 


This position will be fixed term to cover parental leave and will end on 4th May 2021.

If you are interested in making a difference to the health of a small rural community, then we would love to hear from you.  This role will be part of a roster across seven days and three shifts.



For Job Description and an Application Form please apply to:

Andrea Cairns

Human Resources Officer

Waitaki District Health Services Ltd

Phone (03) 433-0290 extn 9086

Email:  andrea.cairns@southerndhb.govt.nz


Applications to be sent to the above.


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Attach any relevant documents (at minimum, a CV).
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