Registered Nurse , Paediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU)-

Starship Children's Health
Auckland (Locality) (NZ)
Closing date
11 Oct 2023

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Registered Nurses for Paediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU), Starship Child Health

  • Permanent Full-time or Part-time positions available
  • Excellent career advancement opportunities
  • New Zealand’s premier children’s hospital

Te whiwhinga mahi | The Opportunity
The Paediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) within Starship Child Health is a national service for children requiring intensive care for longer than 24 hours and a regional service for all children requiring intensive care or high dependency care.

Located in Auckland, New Zealandwe are committed to delivering whānau-centered care that focuses on the needs of the child first and values whānau (family) as an important member of the care team.

The exciting PICU unit invites applications from Registered Nurses who have paediatrics ICU experience to join the active team in providing premium paediatric care to the populations we serve!

For all aspects of this role and experience/knowledge required please see the position description.

Nga Pūkenga Motuhake | Important Skills

Your support will ensure our whānau, families, and communities thrive; and are committed to achieving equitable outcomes for Māori Health and supporting the mana of Te Tiriti o Waitangi and progress health equity. In addition, you will have:

  • be a registered nurse and will either have or be eligible for registration with NZ Nursing Council
  • will bring your paediatric nursing background along with 2+ years of nursing experience in an acute setting
  • have a focus on caring for the wellbeing of tamariki and whānau
  • demonstrate well-developed communication, critical thinking skills and a commitment to family centred care
  • have a passion for or want to develop your child health nursing skills

If this sounds like you, we would love to hear from you!

Ko wai mātou | Who are we

We are Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand, Te Toka Tumai Auckland. We provide health and disability services to more than half a million people living in central Auckland, regional services for Northland and greater Auckland, and specialist national services for the whole of New Zealand. Our main sites are Auckland City Hospital, Greenlane Clinical Centre and Starship Children’s Hospital, located in central Auckland.

Starship Child Health is a dedicated paediatric healthcare service and major teaching centre, providing family centred care to neonates, children and young people throughout New Zealand and the South Pacific. Starship is a part of Te Toka Tumai | Auckland City Hospital and is the only comprehensive children’s hospital in New Zealand serving a population of approximately 1 million children.

He aha ngā painga o tēnei mahi mōu | Why you will enjoy working here

What we can offer you:

  • A unique and rewarding work environment that provides a high level of job satisfaction and is always interesting
  • An opportunity to grow both as a person and as a professional while working with a very friendly and fun team
  • Comprehensive and well-structured orientation programme with good clinical support to help you achieve the familiarisation and orientation competencies for your area
  • Continuing Professional Development entitlement
  • Educational support to achieve the Professional Development and Recognition Programme and financial recognition of nursing levels as per nationally-agreed multi-employer collective agreements
  • A structured process of performance evaluation

For more information on what we offer, please click here.

Immigration/Visa Support

Immigration NZ has introduced a new Accredited Employer Work Visa system from 4 July 2022 that includes a simplified residency process for health workers on the new “Green List” of occupations – and this position is one of those designated critical positions! Of course for successful candidates offered a position with us who require a Work Visa, we will provide support with their Visa application. Here are the links to two key pages of NZ Immigration's official site for more information: Immigration NZ Accredited Employer Work Visa  and Immigration NZ Green List Occupations

Me pēhea te tuku tono | How to apply
To apply please click on the ‘Apply’ tab below and submit your application online attaching your updated CV and Covering Letter. If you have any queries about this opportunity ,accessibility or technical issues with the online process and for more information (including relocation details), or if you would like an initial chat before officially applying, please contact Anél Foord, Recruitment Consultant on, quoting ref #ADHBPICU1121 to discuss how we can best support your application.

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