Can we work as Nurse in New Zealand even without experience? - page 2

I am a Registered Nurse here in the Philippines but doesn't have enough experience as a Staff nurse. I am currently employed as a call center agent in one of the company here and decided to continue my profession in New Zealand... Read More

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    Hi! I am a registered nurse here in the Philippines, but i don't have the any work experience. I already have a Permanent Resident Visa and will be flying to New Zealand in a couple of months. I have an IELTS band score of 7.5, Academic. What do I need to do once I'm there to pursue a nursing career? I would really appreciate a reply. Thank you.

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    NZ or Australia both countries need experience.You will need to be assessed by the NZ nursing council to find out what they require you to do.
    Last edit by ceridwyn on Aug 19, '13
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    I already checked the nursing council of new zealand website and I can't find out exactly what I need to do. You're most probably right , I do need to get assessed. Thank you.
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    You must have registration with the NZNC, three years experience, a Bachelor of Nursing degree and work in only a few specialities (like critical care) now to get a visa according to

    Registration requirements (registration does not entitle you to a visa as you must meet above requirements)
    International registration / Nurses / Home - Nursing Council of New Zealand

    Good luck in your career.

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