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Position Anaesthetic Technician or RNAA
Date posted 20 December 2019

Nelson Hospital, NZ

  • Full-time positions available
  • Provide a high standard of service and quality patient care
  • Join our great team at Nelson Hospital

Ngā mōhiohio e pā hānga ki tēnei mahi (About this position)

We are looking for two NZ Registered Anaesthetic Technicians, or Registered Nurse Assistants to the Anaesthetist (RNAA), to join our expanding Theatre team at Nelson Hospital.

These positions are as follows:

  • One permanent full-time position working 80 hours a fortnight
  • One temporary full-time position covering parental leave until July 2020

The Nelson Hospital Theatre Suite consists of six operating theatres with a recovery room, a sterile services department and endoscopy suite, and delivers on average 43 sessions requiring a general anaesthetic a week.

Ko wai he kaitono tōtika? (Who is an appropriate applicant?)

To be considered for these positions you must be an Anaesthetic Technician registered with, and have an annual practising certificate (APC) issued by, The Medical Sciences Council of New Zealand (MSCNZ), or be eligible for the same. Alternatively you will be Registered Nurse Assistant to the Anaesthetist with a current APC.

You will also be a team player, who enjoys keeping up to date with clinical practice, with excellent organisational and time management skills and a commitment to quality.

In addition you must have:

  • recent clinical experience with strong observational and crisis management skills
  • good verbal, written and interpersonal skills.

Ā mātou rōpū (About our team)

We offer an excellent working environment and are a very supportive team. We are committed to professional growth of our staff and provide on-going training and development.

Nelson Marlborough Health (NMH) is the main health service provider for New Zealand’s Nelson, Tasman and Marlborough regions, serving over 150,000 people across two main hospitals, public health and a range of community services. We provide a great place to work with professional development opportunities, job security, and workplace wellness programmes.

Etahi atu mōhiohio (More Information) -

Nga huanga o tēnei mahi (The benefits of this position)

Not all action packed hospitals are based in the big cities. Here in Nelson you can practice your medical profession and have a great lifestyle at the same time! If you enjoy working in a small team where you can develop your qualities and extent your practice, then look no further.

Nelson is one of New Zealand’s top lifestyle destinations and offers an amazing variety of leisure pursuits, beaches, rivers and national parks with great opportunities for outdoor activities such as mountain biking, kayaking, tramping, skiing, golf, sailing, as well as abundant sunshine and outstanding scenery. World renowned wineries and craft breweries are nearby and the area is rich in art and culture with many cafes and excellent schools and facilities for families.

For more information on the Nelson/Tasman region visit -


Me pehea ahau e tono ai? (How do I apply?)

For role specific information please contact Monette Johnston, Nurse Manager - Theatre via 

For general enquiries please contact our Recruitment team on or +64 3 546 1274.

Keen to apply now, it’s easy. Please fill in our online application form.


Applications close: open until filled.


Position Registered Anaesthetic Technician

Date posted 21 December 2017

Hutt Valley DHB, NZ


New year … new job?

Opportunities are available within the Perioperative Department, Anaesthetic Technician team at Hutt Valley DHB. This is a fast-paced, quality driven, patient focused environment, with a dynamic and supportive team.

As well as being able to help us with those sticky crossword clues, we need proactive and quick-thinking Anaesthetic Technicians who want to expand their skill-set. 

The Anaesthetic Technicians at Hutt Valley DHB are a close-knit team and work within a supportive, approachable and sociable environment. Our large operating theatres have views and are equipped with Aysis Carestation 2 anaesthetic machines. 

Hutt Valley DHB is a dynamic and innovative provider of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery involving multi-disciplinary teams; along with services for obstetrics and gynaecological, ENT, general, orthopaedics, dental, maxillofacial, ophthalmology and acute services.

To join us you will need to have the following;

  • Current registration and Annual Practicing Certificate with the New Zealand Medical Sciences Council.

  •  A high level of professionalism and communication, and the ability to work within a multi-disciplinary team.

  • Excellent crisis-management skills.

  • Ability to work on a rostered and rotating basis with an on-call service for overnight cover.

The Hutt Valley provides a family-friendly environment with access to great schools and facilities.  If you are an outdoor enthusiast you will be spoilt for choice.  All this is only 15 minutes from the restaurants and cultural events of Wellington City.

All candidates applying for any of our current vacancies must complete our online Hutt Valley DHB application form through our careers website.


To apply please go to our

Closing date – open

Ref: 3575D-17


Position Anaesthetic Technician

Date posted 18 July 2017

Perioperative Department
Tauranga Hospital
Bay of Plenty District Health Board


1.0 FTE (80 hours per fortnight)

Come and live in one of the sunniest areas of New Zealand!

We are currently looking for an experienced Registered Anaesthetic Technician to join the Perioperative team.

Tauranga Hospital has a modern, well-equipped facility, with a team which values on-going learning and an organisation that offers opportunities for growth.

If you are passionate about quality patient care and being part of an equally passionate team, we would love to hear from you!

Position description

This is classified as a children’s worker role, therefore subject to the safety check requirements
of the Vulnerable Children Act 2014


Vacancy No:  BAY00949        Applications close: Open

To apply for this position please visit our website:

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