What we do
Ward19 is an Acute Orthopaedic ward with an eye for excellence in nursing care. Asone of two acute orthopaedic wards based at Christchurch Hospital it has 30beds and includes a dedicated 5 bed Trauma Unit.
Dealing with acute orthopaedicinjuries, orthopaedic trauma and other orthopaedics diagnoses, Ward 19 offersan exciting and challenging multidisciplinary (MDT) environment and willprovide you with an excellent opportunity to extend your surgical nursingknowledge and skills.
Our cohesive MDT team includes a Nurse Educator andClinical Nurse Specialist to help support and develop our valued nursing staffto ensure you obtain all the opportunities orthopaedic nursing has tooffer.
The Role : Where you fit in
Enthusiastic and self-motivated, you will have excellentcommunication skills and a passion for orthopaedic nursing. Join us andyou will have the opportunity to be working as part of a team of experiencedhealth professionals, who work together to provide a consistently high standardof care for our patients.
Ward19 is also a Dedicated Education Unit where you’ll enjoy being involved in thedevelopment of student nurses. Experienced candidates with previoussurgical experience will be preferred.
Our Culture : What matters to us
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Putting people at theheart of all we do
Health is ultimately all about people. What’simportant around here is the way we care for and respect others, theresponsibility taken for delivering outcomes, and going about our work withintegrity.
Belonging Here : Becoming part of our story
Being part of the Canterbury District Health Board,you will enjoy a fantastic benefits scheme, the opportunity for flexibleworking arrangements and ongoing focus on your career development.
The Canterbury DHB believes that diversity andinclusion is key to ensure we deliver the best care for our diverse population.
The Canterbury DHB is an inclusive and equal opportunity employer that welcomesand respects everyone.
If this role has sparked your interest but does notmatch your skills then please visit our careers website and have a look at ourroles that better suit your expertise.