Health Care Assistant - Thames
Where you’ll be working: Outpatient Service, Thames Hospital
The details: Permanent Part-time - 64 Hours per fortnight (0.8 FTE)
- Be part of the national transformation in Health
- Full orientation will be provided
Te whiwhinga mahi | The Opportunity
A permanent position is available for a Health Care Assistant in the Outpatient Service of Thames Hospital. You will be working alongside a team of friendly and enthusiastic nurses and doctors assisting with some clinical care. Another key function of the role will be stock control and ordering with some clerical support of the team required. We are looking for an individual with excellent time management, excellent communication skills, and who is eager to learn to join our team. If this is you we would like to meet you.
Provide patient care under direction of a registered nurse
Assist with tasks delegated by a registered nurse
Restocking and tidying
Ordering and management of stock and storage areas
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Mō tātou Ratonga | About our Service
Thames has a very busy rural Outpatient service, hosting a wide variety of clinics and bringing quality accessible care to the people of the Thames Coromandel and Hauraki Districts.
Mōu | About you
Required skills & experience you will need to be considered for this role:
Knowledge and understanding of Te Tiriti o Waitangi
Patient, family and team centred approach
Effective communication skills
Ability to take initiative and work with minimal direction
Prioritisation and problem solving abilities
Caring and supportive
Proficient with computers and technology
Previous experience in health care would be advantageous
Ko wai mātou | Our Organisation
Te iwi Ngakaunui – People at Heart
Whakamana – Give and earn respect
Whakaronga – Listen to me; Talk to me
Mauri Pai – Fair play
Whakapakari – Growing the good
Kotahitanga – Stronger together
It is not very often something happens that is big; like, really big. Big to the point that it will touch the lives of every single person in the country. That is what we are talking about here. The provision of Health in Aotearoa New Zealand, and how its run is about to change in a big way.
Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand and Te Aka Whai Ora - Māori Health Authority will together shape the delivery of Health services in Aotearoa New Zealand for generations to come, and will form the core of a modern and integrated service looking after the needs of all our Whānau.
We are dedicated to achieving health equity for Māori and other priority populations. We are a Crown entity and an active partner in Te Tiriti o Waitangi. Te Whatu Ora – Health New Zealand is guided by Te Tiriti o Waitangi and is committed to upholding the articles.
Here at Te Whatu Ora – Health New Zealand, Waikato we have a team of 8,000 working across the Waikato where everyone plays a vital role in the care of our patients – directly or non-directly. Our vision is Healthy People. Excellent Care.
Te Whatu Ora, Waikato serves the largest Māori population and third largest Pacific population in Aotearoa New Zealand. Waikato Hospital in Hamilton is one of New Zealand’s largest tertiary, teaching hospitals with over 600 inpatient beds and 22 operating theatres. Clinical specialities include Women’s and Children Services, Cardiology / Cardiothoracic Surgery, Oncology and Haematology, Surgical services, and Mental Health and Addiction. Waikato Hospital is the Midland regional referral centre for multiple specialties including trauma surgery, oncology, and neurology.
We are a values-based and inclusive organisation that is committed to deliver the best health outcomes for our total population. Reflecting the population we serve is an important part of the care we deliver to the community. We strongly encourage applicants from all backgrounds with the necessary capability and who share our values to apply. We proactively develop pathways that maximise opportunity for Māori and encourage Māori to apply.
Me pēhea te tuku tono | How to apply
Please apply directly online, applications are not able to be accepted via email.
For any queries about the role please contact Nicole.Rickard@waikatodhb.health.nz
Closing date: Open until filled
A national Vaccination Policy which includes COVID19 is under development. In the interim, a Health and Safety Risk Assessment against the requirements of the role will apply to unvaccinated candidates and employees and appropriate risk mitigation (e.g. extra PPE, RAT testing) may be taken as a result. Please note that when a Vaccination Policy is introduced it will apply to this role and need to be supported.
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