Cardiovascular ICU Nursing: A well supported opportunity to gain new specialty skills in New Zealands leading unit!
- Open to local nurses with experience from other specialties.
- Unique service setting - the only Heart & Lung Centre in New Zealand for ECMO, VAD & Transplants Services!
- Ongoing education, subsidized postgrad studies, and additional benefits!
- Work-life balance to take advantage of Auckland's lifestyle!
- Relocation and visa support.
Te whiwhinga mahi | The Opportunity
CVICU stands at the forefront of specialized nursing care, grounded in clinical expertise, research, education, and innovation. As the National Center for Heart and Lung transplants, LVAD implantations, and ECMO, our 26-bed adult ICU excels.
This 24-hour service at Auckland City Hospital caters to elective and acute cases. We provide intensive care for a spectrum of cardiac, thoracic, and vascular procedures, offering unrivalled learning prospects in New Zealand.
Further, we foster professional growth through ongoing education and subsidized postgraduate studies. Experience a balanced work-life with our 12-hour shift rosters. Our robust orientation benefits both new and experienced ICU nurses. A guided progression path leads to senior leadership roles across Te Toka Tumai Auckland. Our global peer support network eases your transition into the New Zealand nursing landscape.
Auckland is regularly voted one of the world’s most liveable cities and it’s the first destination listed on Condé Nast Traveller’s 23 best places to go in 2023.
With 80 stunning beaches in the greater Auckland area alone and the beautiful gulf islands like Waiheke only 40 minutes by ferry from the central city, Auckland has an enviable lifestyle. Family friendly, culturally diverse and safe with the highest-ranking University in New Zealand Tamaki Makaurau/Auckland is a great place for families.
Local nurses with experience from other specialties (ICU/HDU, acute surgical, acute medical, cardiac, ED, etc) are also considered.
If this resonates with you, take action and apply now!
For comprehensive insights, consult the position description by clicking here.
Nga Pūkenga Motuhake | Important Skills
- A minimum of 2 years’ experience in ICU/HDU, acute surgical, acute medical, cardiac, ED, etc.
- Eligibility for registration or Registration from Nursing Council of NZ.
- Collaboration within a multidisciplinary team and capability to work both independently and collaboratively.
Questions? Reach out to Pok Man Tsui, Charge Nurse - Cardiothoracic and Vascular Intensive Care Unit via PokManT@adhb.govt.nz
Ko wai mātou | Our Organisation
Welcome to Te Whatu Ora Te Toka Tumai Auckland, a healthcare institution dedicated to serving over half a million individuals in central Auckland, Northland, and greater Auckland. Our influence extends nationwide through specialized services. Key locations include Auckland City Hospital, Greenlane Clinical Centre, and Starship Children’s Hospital in central Auckland.
As a part of Te Whatu Ora – Health New Zealand, the helm of our nation's health system, we operate at local, district, regional, and national levels. Notably, we hold Accredited Employer status with Immigration NZ, ensuring seamless Work Visa processing. (Learn more at Immigration NZ Accredited Employer Work Visa.)
Our commitment encompasses upholding Te Tiriti o Waitangi and providing culturally safe care. We draw inspiration from Ngāti Whātua's gracious gifting of their land on which our hospitals stand. Our vision embraces workforce diversity, reflecting the communities we serve while pursuing equitable outcomes.
He aha ngā painga o tēnei mahi mōu | Why you will enjoy working here
We acknowledge that life transcends work, and we encourage and provide access for all our staff with diverse services and benefits within Te Toka Tumai.
For more information on what we offer, please click here.
Me pēhea te tuku tono | How to apply
Submit your application online, spotlighting your experience and motivation for this role. For queries about accessibility or technical aspects, contact Jeanine Taccad, Recruitment Consultant, at JeanineT@adhb.govt.nz. Let's discuss how we can best facilitate your application.
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! 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
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