Southern Cross Healthcare Limited



Manuka Street Hospital (MSH) is the Nelson region’s only private surgical in-patient and daystay hospital, performing approximately 3000 procedures per year. MSH is Ministry of Health certified, providing a wide range of surgical procedures for both privately funded patients and those having procedures through medical insurance or ACC. We need more staff to join our friendly team. We have vacancies for:


Registered Nurse – Ward – 0.6 – 0.8 FTE

These are permanent roles for Registered Nurses on our surgical ward, working six shifts per fortnight (includes morning, afternoon, night and weekend shifts). This role will suit Registered Nurses with previous surgical nursing experience.


Registered Nurses – 2 x Theatre 0.6 – 0.8 FTE 

These are permanent positions with a minimum of 48 hours per fortnight. MSH has a suite of four modern theatres, new 10 bed PACU, and 10 DayStay chairs. Our new theatre suite was opened in January 2022 – come and see the fantastic working environment.


Staff Educator – 0.6 FTE – Registered Nurse

This is a position created for a Registered Nurse to assist our Clinical Nurse Managers and other Department Managers with orientation of new staff members and the education needs of all staff.

This role will suit a pro-active self-starter who has an interest in education; hours are negotiable and flexible.


Administration Assistant – 0.5 FTE

This is a new role to assist the Contracts Manager with processing of claims for contracted private surgeries through various funders e.g. ACC and Southern Cross.   This role will suit someone with great attention to detail.  It will be an advantage to have some experience in medical/surgical administration, although full training will be given.  This role will also assist the General Manager with some HR and other hospital administration.  Hours are flexible.


We have a position for cleaning our operating theatres; theatre cleaning will suit people who want evening work (7pm-11:15pm), joining a small friendly team. Manuka Street Hospital is a living wage employer. If you have great attention to detail, we’d like to hear from you.


For an application form,  position description or further enquiries, contact Michelle Hunt, Personal Assistant to the General Manager

 All enquiries – Phone 03 548 8566