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Registered Nurse - Paediatric Medical Specialties Starship Child Health, Auckland, New Zealand

New Zealand, NZ



Registered Nurse

The Medical Specialties ward at Starship Hospital provides nurses with an opportunity to deliver care across a number of clinical specialties including:

  • Renal
  • Gastroenterology
  • Respiratory

This role offers a unique opportunity for a child health registered nurse to develop their professional portfolio and clinical skills across a number of complex and often long term patients from neonates through to children up to the age of sixteen.

In Ward 26b we care for children under our national intestinal failure service, our paediatric haemodialysis service as well as children undergoing kidney and liver transplants. We also provide tertiary and quaternary care for children requiring sleep medicine and long term ventilator support.

Our children come from across New Zealand and the Pacific Islands providing a unique dynamic the requires not only technical expertise, but a holistic approach to the delivery of care and true multidisciplinary collaboration to ensure that children and their whānau receive care that is reflective of their individual needs.

Nurses are an integral part of our Starship Child Health clinical team and are fully supported and acknowledged through a number of  professional opportunities that support professional growth, and acknowledge the nursing contribution within child health, these include;

  • A culture of celebration and recognition with our nursing and midwifery awards  at the forefront of this
  • A  clinical leadership structure that with full time  Charge Nurses, Nurse Educators and Nurse Specialists
  • Nursing structure that offers  greater opportunities  to develop into  leadership roles
  • Comprehensive education programs, both specific to Starship as well as our technical specialties
  • Free on-site Te Reo Māori classes for staff and their whānau

We welcome applications from registered nurses who:

  • Share our values and commitment to clinical excellence
  • Can demonstrate compassion and empathy and build strong relationships with children and their whānau
  • Have experience within the child health or experience within renal, gastro or respiratory and want to work in a child health setting

For those overseas who are interested in making the move to NZ, we can provide assistance with relocation and immigration. We are an accredited employer with the NZ Immigration service ( and can support you to get the required visa to work in NZ.

If you would like to speak with someone from the team without submitting an official application, we are more than happy to answer any queries. Please contact Recruitment Consultant, Kimiora Nathan via [email protected] to learn more.

If you are ready to apply today, please click on the link below to our ADHB careers website to submit your CV & cover letter. Reference job number: AUC07350.



Auckland DHB is committed to the application of the Children’s Act 2014 and its intent to improve the safety of all children. This position is a Children’s Worker as defined by the Act.


Auckland DHB is an inclusive and equal opportunity employer that values and embraces the diverse population we serve.  We welcome and respect people of all gender identities, ages, ethnicities, sexual orientations, disabilities and religions.

Job Ad Reference AUC07350
ContactVickie Shakur via [email protected]