Surgical Nurse - Contract

Surgical Nurse - Contract
  • $70,720 - $81,120 per Annum
  • Temporary
  • Remuera, Auckland, New Zealand Remuera Auckland NZL 1050
Job Ref: DD Surg Contract
Sector: Nursing
Sub-sector: Medical/Surgical
Date Added: 31 August 2022

Job summary

Have you ever thought about doing contracting work but may be you're a bit nervous to make the change from a permanent role? If so, NOW is the best time to give Contract Nursing a go! There are plenty of opportunities available for Nurses, including those which have a possibility to go permanent.

At Medacs Healthcare we are looking to expand our team of Surgical Contract Nurses for Central Auckland & North Shore. As part of our contracting team, you will take on either part time or full-time contracts which will be anywhere from 3 weeks up to 6 months in length, with a possibility of extension. Shifts will be rostered and are generally only Monday-Friday however, if working on a ward you may be asked to work nights & weekends. You will take your own surgical patient load and deliver the appropriate nursing care to your assigned patients. As part of the team you will also assist your team members to ensure the functions smoothly.

Types of Surgical settings may include

  • Endoscopy
  • Orthopeadic
  • Pre-& post-operative
  • Day stay units
  • Private Surgical's
  • DHB wards
  • Critical care
  • Theatre

Some duties may include but are not limited to; following guidelines/policies and protocols to assess and triage incoming referrals, providing patient follow ups, organise operating lists, prepare for upcoming clinics and other admin tasks including rescheduling, providing wound assessment & care, liaising with Surgeons and MDT, assisting with procedures, keeping patients and families informed of any developments in care and supporting with pre-& post-operative care.

What working with Medacs Healthcare offers you:

  • Industry-competitive hourly rates PLUS 8% Holiday Pay
  • Sick leave entitlement
  • Free Uniform
  • Free CPR & Manual Handling Training
  • Flexibility to choose the days you want to work
  • A NEW 'refer a friend' bonus initiative - be rewarded $$ sooner rather than later
  • You will have a dedicated Recruitment Team who are Healthcare Professionals themselves

A few things you will need:

  • Right to work in New Zealand is essential
  • At least 12-months recent NZ Surgical Nursing experience or at least 2-months NZ experience post CAP course completion
  • Current clean Annual Practicing Certificate (APC) with the NZ Nursing Council
  • Current CPR, Basic Life Support or First Aid Certification
  • Proven past Surgical experience
  • Intravenous Fluid Certificate (desirable)
  • Current Indemnity Insurance
  • Ability to pick up IT systems quickly
  • Be willing to undergo pre-employment occupational health checks


Click the Apply button and follow the prompts. To find out more about this exciting role, please contact Deborah D'Souza - Recruitment Consultant on 09 630 8300.

About Medacs

Medacs Healthcare is a leading staffing and services company providing temp, locum and permanent recruitment expertise to public, private & commercial healthcare sectors. With more than 15 years of experience in the NZ healthcare market we offer a local and personalised service through our office in Auckland

Medacs Healthcare
28/09/2022 04:05:20
NZD 70720 81120 Annum
Contact Consultant:
Deborah D'Souza

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