Registered Nurse Perioperative Services

Te Whatu Ora, New Zealand

Te Whatu Ora are seeking for registered nurse perioperative services to join their team in Wairarapa hospital, New Zealand.  Nurses will provide high-quality care and fostering a diverse and inclusive workplace culture. Wairarapa hospital become a part of enthusiastic, dynamic, and committed team of health workers. Candidate will provides a modern and innovative approach to healthcare, actively embracing diversity and encouraging applications from individuals of all backgrounds, including various gender identities, ages, ethnicities, disabilities to serving the community. For this position, candidate must have detail-oriented and excellent communication skills to communicate the patients and their families. For this full-time permanent position, candidate must have experience 1-3 years in registered general nurse and comprehensive nurse and salary range for this position is NZ 36.48 as per hour. It must have ability to assist surgeons and healthcare professionals during surgical procedures to ensure patient safety and care. Apply Now!

Requirements for Registered Nurse Perioperative Services:

  • Candidates possesses a recent theatre/recovery experience and demonstrated skills in surgical nursing.
  • Possess a valid Annual Practicing Certificate (APC).
  • Nurse with broad skills, caring for patients across New Zealand.
  • Ability to work confidently without supervision, excellent communication skills for patient care and teamwork, vision for professional and clinical nursing practice.
  • A commitment to continuously improving work practices.
  • Willingness to work rostered and rotating shifts, including participation in after-hours and weekend on-call roster.

Skills for Registered Nurse Perioperative Services:

  • Perioperative nurses must be detail-oriented and be excellent communicators.
  • The operating room requires these nurses to be physically strong and have mental agility.
  • Shifts is require long hours of standing, lifting unconscious patients, and moving heavy equipment.


  • Prepare patients for surgery, assessing their physical and emotional condition, obtaining informed consent, and ensuring completion of all necessary pre-operative procedures.
  • Ensure the operating room environment is safe, sterile, and properly equipped for surgical procedures.
  • Monitor patients post-operative recovery, including assessing vital signs, managing pain, and providing emotional support.
  • Collaborate with interdisciplinary healthcare teams to develop and implement individualized care plans for patients.
  • Document all patient assessments, interventions, and outcomes accurately and in a timely manner.
  • Registered Nurses actively assist surgeons and healthcare professionals during surgical procedures to ensure patient safety and care.

Wairarapa you will become part of an enthusiastic, dynamic and committed team of health workers providing a modern and innovative approach to healthcare, with the bonus of a healthy balanced lifestyle and opportunities for professional development.

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