Health Care Assistant - Medical Ward
Mō Tātou – About Us
Situated in the sunny eastern coast of New Zealand's North Island, the Bay of Plenty really is just that, offering vast golden sand beaches, bush clad mountains, lush farmlands and more. Its pleasant climate means that the area has become a favourite for holiday makers, retirees and those looking for a different lifestyle outside of the main cities.
The Bay of Plenty District Health Board is spread across a vast geographical area and centred across two hospitals based in Tauranga and Whakatāne. The BOPDHB is one of the Bay of Plenty's largest employers with over 4000 staff.
He kōrero mō te tūranga - About the Role
We have two part-time permanent positions available for experienced Health Care Assistants to work in our Acute Medical ward. Hours to be worked are 64 hours per fortnight, based at the Tauranga Hospital.
The role of the Health Care Assistant is to assist the Registered Nurse to deliver a high standard of nursing care to patients. The positions involve working under the direction of our friendly and enthusiastic nursing team who are committed to delivering comprehensive quality care to patients.
Applicants should hold a NZQA Health Care Assistant Programme Level 4 Certificate in Health Care Assistance or equivalent.
Knowledge of Tikanga, Te Tiriti o Waitangi and the principles of Kaupapa Maori is also an asset. Applicants must be committed to implementing Te Toi Ahorangi Strategy to ensure patients and their whanau move towards Toi Ora.
Ngā uarātanga ō ā mātou mahi – Our Values
At the Bay of Plenty District Health Board (BOPDHB) we recruit for our Manaakitanga CARE values. Why do we do this? Because values-based teams deliver better care.
Our manaakitanga CARE values (Compassion, All-one-team, Responsive and Excellence) support each of us to make a difference every day in the things we do and say. Therefore, it's important that when recruiting, we recruit new colleagues who live by our CARE values.
Me pēhea te tuku tono - How to Apply
You can view the position description below and to apply for the role please click “APPLY NOW”
For tracking and reporting purposes, all applications must be submitted through our online career's portal.
The BOPDHB are committed to improving Māori health outcomes and achieving health equity for Māori through Te Tiriti o Waitangi obligations. It is essential you demonstrate an awareness of Māori indigenous rights and current issues in relation to health and health equity.
Following the update to COVID-19 Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Order 2021, to be employed with Bay of Plenty DHB you will be required to be fully vaccinated as a health care worker. Evidence of your vaccination status will be required at offer stage. If you do not meet this criteria, we are unable to progress your application.
All applications must be made online.
|Location:||North Island - Bay of Plenty - Tauranga|
|Job type:||Permanent Part time|
|Expertise:||Clinical - Health Care Assistant - Hospital / Community - Health Care Assistant - Hospital / Community|
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