Clinical Specialty Nurse, Perioperative

at Counties Manukau Health
Published March 25, 2024
Location Manukau, New Zealand
Category Health Care  
Job Type Full-time  
Registered Nurse with a proficient / expert portfolio
Support and drive our quality initiatives and strategies
minimum of 5 years of experience in elective general procedures


Clinical Specialty Nurse, Perioperative, Te Whatu Ora
General Clinical Specialty Nurse (CSN) – Manukau Health Park | Operating Theatres |Permanent | Fulltime Position 40 hours per week | Monday to Friday

We have an exciting opportunity for a highly skilled, motivated and a committed nurse to join our perioperative team as a Clinical Specialty Nurse at Manukau Health Park.

Manukau Health Park is an elective surgical centre and that has 10 operating rooms that provide Orthopaedic, Otorhinolaryngology/Ears Nose Throat , Ophthalmology, General, Gynaecology, Urology, Plastic Reconstructive and Hand surgery services. On-going Learning and Development is actively encouraged and there are plenty of opportunities available to develop your own learning to advance your clinical skills and knowledge and to take your nursing career to the next level.

As a Clinical Specialty Nurse, you will work closely in collaboration with the Associate Clinical Nurse Manager (ACNM) to provide

Leadership and professional role modelling to a great team of staff
Daily management and oversight of theatre lists, displaying effective theatre utilisation and time management
Support and guidance for the on-going education and training of the team
Support and drive our quality initiatives and strategies
Effective communication and teamwork skills
Support our commitment with the principles of Te Tiriti o Waitangi in promoting equitable health outcomes for Maori

Essential Requirements

Registered Nurse with a proficient / expert portfolio
A minimum of 5 years of experience in elective general procedures
Relevant post-graduate qualification (or intention to complete) required
Current Annual Practicing Certificate

A detailed position description is available on request. The salary for this position is commensurate with the Senior Nurse Scale – Nursing MECA.

Application Number: CMH07866
Application Closes: 3rd April 2024

At Counties Manukau Health people and their lives matter to us. We are a values based and inclusive organisation that is committed to delivering the best health outcomes for our community. To help us achieve this we need a workforce that reflects the population we serve. We strongly encourage applications from all backgrounds who share our values and have a passion to work in our community and would greatly value seeing applicants from our Maaori and Pacific communities. We are also committed to our Disability Strategy, which focuses on people with disabilities; they are our patients, whaanau, community and our staff - all carefully considered in our action plan. Together we will improve the accessibility needs for everyone who has a disability. Our values are Valuing Everyone- Whakawhanaungatanga , Kind –Manaakitanga, Together –Kotahitanga, Excellent- Rangatiratanga. If these are your values too, then join us today.