Physiotherapist - Rotational
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.
Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand, Hauora a Toi Bay of Plenty is spread across a vast geographical area and centred across two hospitals based in Tauranga and Whakatāne. We serve a population of approximately 259,000 for the major population centres of Tauranga, Katikati, Te Puke, Whakatāne, Kawerau and Ōpōtiki. Te Whatu Ora Hauora a Toi Bay of Plenty is one of the Bay of Plenty's largest employers with over 4000 staff.
He Kōrero mō te tūranga - About the Role
We are looking for a physiotherapist to join our rotational physio team in February 2023. This role would be suitable for a new graduate or early career therapist.
We have five rotational physiotherapists in our friendly team including a clinical lead physiotherapist who will help support and mentor you. We are committed to helping staff grow in a safe and supported environment.
You will rotate across acute medical, acute surgical wards, rehabilitation inpatients/ outpatients and community/ in home physiotherapy. You will work closely with the wider physiotherapy team and Allied Health team to manage the patients journey and ensure they are receiving efficient, patient-centred care. You will also participate on a weekend roster.
He korero mōu - About You
We are looking for a physiotherapist that has:
- A positive and flexible attitude
- Strong communication skills (written and verbal)
- An approachable and helpful manner
- Is empathetic to needs to of a wide range of patients
- Is motivated and keen to learn
- Is interested in getting a broad range of rotational experience
Ko o tatou painga – Our Benefits
- Well supported by more senior staff
- In-house professional development programme and support for courses/ external learning opportunities
- Highly rewarding role and opportunity to make a difference!
- Be a valued member of a multidisciplinary team
- Subsidised onsite hospital gym membership
- Free flu vaccinations
- Free onsite parking
- Discounts (with local businesses)
Ngā uarātanga ō ā mātou mahi – Our Values
At Te Whatu Ora Hauora a Toi Bay of Plenty 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.
Te Whatu Ora Hauora a Toi Bay of Plenty 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.
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. For additional information or to arrange a confidential chat, contact Anita Gordon ( Acute Allied Health Team Lead) Anita.Gordon@bopdhb.govt.nz
Following the update to COVID-19 Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Order 2021, to be employed with Te Whatu Ora Hauora a Toi Bay of Plenty 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.
Children's Act 2014
Due to this position having contact with children and Te Whatu Ora Hauora a Toi Bay of Plenty's commitment to child protection, you will be subject to ‘safety checks' under the Children's Act at the time of hire and thereafter as per the relevant legislation.
|Location:||North Island - Bay of Plenty - Whakatane|
|Job type:||Permanent Full time|
|Expertise:||Clinical - Allied Health - Physiotherapist|
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