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Best patient outcomes in a great place to work 

Auckland's Perioperative Services provides both tertiary and quaternary services to surgical patients across five operating room departments.

Working here provides an exciting opportunity to work in a premier teaching hospital supporting staff to develop and grow with professional development opportunities which are unique nationally.

Our team:

We have an amazing team of anaesthetists, nurses, anaesthetic technicians, healthcare assistants, educators working throughout the perioperative patient experience. We are always on the lookout for talented and passionate healthcare professionals both nationally and internationally to join our team.

PACU Nurses

Ensuring best patient outcomes in collaboration with a multidisciplinary team

Anaesthetic Technicians

You will be working alongside the whole continuum, from trainee techs to very experienced team members that have expert skills and knowledge

Theatre Nurses

Our vision is Healthy Communities and Quality Healthcare, join the OR team & make a difference to the lives of our patients

Specialty departments and services include:

Cardiothoracic and ORL Operating Rooms
ORL including major head and neck procedures plus cardiac procedures, including heart and lung transplant. The department also operates a state of the art hybrid theatre which provides access to advance imaging equipment in a theatre environment for the vascular, cardiology and cardiac teams.  

Adult and Emergency Operating Rooms
Acute and elective procedures including general surgery, vascular, colorectal, breast, hepatobiliary, urology, neurosurgery (paediatrics and adults), orthopaedics and kidney, pancreatic and liver transplants (paediatrics and adults).

Women's Health Operating Rooms
Women’s Health is dedicated to meeting the needs of women needing surgical procedures through providing acute and elective obstetrics and gynaecology, including gynaecological oncology.

Greenlane Surgical Unit (GSU)
Our day stay and overnight ward supports procedures for both adult and paediatrics across such specialities as general surgery, orthopaedics, oral health, ORL, gynaecology, urology plus elective and acute ophthalmology.

Starship Operating Rooms
Starship is New Zealand only dedicated children’s hospital where they perform acute and elective procedures including general surgery, urology, endoscopy, oncology, ORL, dental, orthopaedics, plastics, respiratory and in the future transplant services.

Perioperative Medicine
Acute Pain Service
Anaesthesia Pre-Admit Assessment Service

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Our Perioperative services offer:

  • Supportive orientation programmes include training opportunities for nurses new to perioperative and anaesthetic technicians starting their careers.
  • Support to move your career ahead.
  • Options in various specialty areas of practice.
  • Professional development opportunities include allocated funding and time specifically for nurses and anaesthetic technicians.
  • Weekly protected education time.

Contact us

To learn more, please contact our recruitment team.

Nursing positions: Aqeela Razvi at  

Non-nursing positions: Kavitha John at