Health Care Assistant - Medical Admissions (MAPU)
Te Whatu Ora Health New Zealand formerly NMDHB
- Predominately working AM shifts Monday to Sunday
- Work alongside nursing teams to help provide services to the patients
- Gain qualifications while you earn
Ngā mōhiohio e pā ana ki tēnei mahi (About this position)
Nelson Hospital - s 10 bed Medical Admissions and Planning Unit (MAPU) is a dedicated unit for assessing and monitoring patients with acute medical and cardiac conditions. It is a fast-paced environment where you will have plenty of opportunity to use all your skills, with daily learning opportunities.
As a Health Care Assistant, you will be part of our nursing environment with full support. Your role is to work within the team to assist nursing staff in care delivery and other tasks as directed.
We have two permanent positions available:
- 0.6FTE working 48 hours a fortnight.
- 0.7FTE working 56 hours a fortnight.
Shifts will be rostered Monday to Saturday AMs, with a 4-hour shift 7.00am to 11.00am on a Sunday.
** If you have a preference for
either position please mention this in your covering letter**
Ko wai he kaitono tōtika? (Who is an appropriate applicant?)
You will have a mature outlook, the ability to get on with a wide variety of people as well as excellent communication skills. You will also have the ability to work in a flexible and methodical manner, demonstrate honesty and reliability, use appropriate initiative.
- Year 11 NCEA level 1 English (or equivalent)
- Year 11 NCEA level 1 Maths (or equivalent)
- NZQA level 3 qualification (or equivalent)*
- Home Carer Certificate (or equivalent)
*NZQA Level 3: New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing - Health Assistance Strand, if not previously obtained, is to be commenced once orientations have been attended.
For the health and safety of both staff and patients, Te
Whatu Ora staff are required to have completed their primary course of two NZ
approved Covid-19 vaccinations.
Ā mātou rōpū /About our team
Te Whatu Ora (Nelson Marlborough) is the main health provider for the top of the south. Nearly 3,000 strong, we are Nelson and Marlborough - s largest employer, which means the opportunities here are endless. Our main locations are Nelson and Wairau Hospitals, and the Richmond and Marlborough Health Hubs, but we are spread across the region and service all parts of the community. Our work can be challenging, but we are up for it. We have a great team, and we work hard to make a difference. We value integrity, innovation, respect, and teamwork.
Ētahi atu mōhiohio/More Information
Nga huanga o tēnei mahi (The benefits of this position)
You will be joining a great team that values teamwork and is committed to supporting the best possible health outcomes for our patients.
Me pēhea ahau e tono ai? /How do I apply?
For role specific information please contact Jodie Winwood, Associate Charge Nurse Manager on Jodie.firstname.lastname@example.org. For general enquiries please contact our recruitment team on email@example.com or 03-539 5746.
Apply now, it - s easy. Please complete our online application form and include a brief covering letter outlining your interest in one or other, or both positions.
Applications close: 25th June 2023 (unless filled prior). Applications will be reviewed as received.
Te Whatu Ora strongly endorses Te Tiriti o Waitangi.
We believe that to achieve equity in health outcomes for Māori we need a workforce reflective of the population it serves. We strongly encourage applications from candidates who identify as Māori and we recruit for cultural competence.
He waka eke noa. We are all in this together.
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