Braemar Hospital, Waikato’s leading private surgical hospital, is dedicated to providing the highest quality of care.

With nine operating theatres, two endoscopy suites and a five bed Special Care Unit (ICU/HDU) supporting a full range of surgical specialties and an increasing number of medical specialties, we pride ourselves on five-star treatment of patients, specialists and visitors.

If there are no current positions shown that interest you and you would like to submit your CV for future consideration, please register your interest.

Why Work for Braemar Hospital?

You will join a high performing team who believes and works in the ‘Braemar Way’

  • Competitive salary – we are New Zealand’s first hospital accredited as a Living Wage employer
  • Beautiful state of the art facilities and equipment – more like a hotel than a hospital
  • Braemar Hospital provides all staff with morning and afternoon teas, fruit baskets, and high quality, heavily subsidised lunches and dinners can be ordered daily
  • Annual two-week hospital shut down over Christmas and New Year to enable a good summer break with family and friends
  • Access to our education fund for professional development
  • Fully funded annual practicing certificate costs
  • Flexible shift options
  • Individual, team and profession celebration events throughout the year
  • Long service recognition and rewards
  • Free annual flu vaccination and other health support programmes
  • Retail discount programme membership for all permanent employees
  • Public transport, staff parking area and street parking within easy walking distance

What is the Braemar Way?

Braemar Hospital employs Registered Nurses, Enrolled Nurses, Health Care Assistants and Anaesthetic Technicians working across the Theatres, Recovery, Ward and Special Care Units (ICU/HDU).

Pre-Admission Service Lead

Reporting to the General Manager Clinical Services the Pre- Admission Service Lead, is a part of our Senior Nursing Team and will:

  • Work with the General Manager and Patient Services Manager to design and implement a new patient centred pre-admission service that prepares patients for surgery, improves patient journey, supports early discharge planning and improves health outcomes.
  • Provide expert clinical care and advice within the hospital pre-admission process.
  • Lead the perioperative process, enabling a successful ambulatory model of care delivery.

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CNS: Medicine Management, Vascular Access & IV Therapy

Reporting to the General Manager Clinical Services the CNS: Medicine Management, Vascular Access & IV Therapy role, is a part of our Senior Nursing Team and will:

  • develop and coordinate medicine management, vascular access and infusion therapy services and competencies across the organisation
  • provide expert advice and education to nursing staff and other health care professionals as well as patients and their family / whānau within scope of specialty practice
  • ensure Medicine Management related programmes are based on and developed in conjunction with relevant national standards and best practice guidelines
  • assess and manage organisational risk in relation to medicine management and ensue quality improvement activities are implemented

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Graduate RN Programme September 2022 Intake

Braemar Hospital’s new to entry practice (NETP), Graduate RN positions for September 2022, are open via ACE recruitment programme. To apply for a position at Braemar Hospital, on ACE, please select Waikato DHB, then Surgical or Perioperative, as your practice setting preferences.

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Registered Nurses – Inpatient Ward

We are looking for experienced Registered Nurses to join our team in the Inpatient Ward.

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Health Care Assistants

We are looking for Health Care Assistants who are able to work in a high energy, high patient turnover environment.

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Registered Nurse – Special Care Unit

We are looking for experienced ICU/HDU Registered Nurses to join our team in the Acute Services department.

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Registered Nurse – Operating Theatre

We are seeking experienced and dedicated Registered Nurses to join our friendly team in the Operating Theatre.

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Braemar Hospital employs full time, part time and casual staff in a wide range of health and business professions facilities including administration, reception, management, sterile supply, laundry, kitchen, food and beverage and cleaning roles.

General Manager Commercial Services

The General Manager Commercial Services will oversee key commercial projects, be responsible for identifying, negotiating and managing new commercial opportunities and contracts and lead the hospital’s procurement (stores), property and facilities teams.

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Show your passion for food and work family friendly hours

Our team is expanding. There is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Chef to join our culinary team. We are a friendly kitchen team that produces high-end restaurant quality meals, that support our Braemar Hospital “hotel ethos”.

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Chef – part-time

There is a fantastic, rare opportunity for an experienced Chef to join our culinary team.

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Housekeeping Team Leader – 64 hours per fortnight

There is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced housekeeping leader to join our Hospitality Team as Housekeeping Team Leader. We are a friendly housekeeping team in a clinical environment looking after the cleaning needs of two medical buildings.

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