Occupational Therapists (Inpatients), Nelson Hosp.
Nelson Marlborough Health
Nelson, NZ
5d ago

Kaiwhakaora Ngangahau

Two permanent positions

1 x 1.0FTE and 1 x 0.5FTE

  • Bring your Occupational Therapy skills to our friendly, supportive teams
  • Work alongside a range of Allied Health professionals
  • Ngā mōhiohio e pā ana ki tēnei mahi (About this position)

    We are looking for two NZ registered Occupational Therapists with a genuine passion for working alongside patients in the acute inpatient setting, throughout their health journey.

    These positions are as follows :

  • Working 40 hours a fortnight (0.5FTE). This new role will provide cover across acute inpatient areas and will support the team to maintain consistent and quality service delivery across the working week.
  • Working 80 hours a fortnight (1.0FTE) primarily to support orthopaedic and surgical service delivery.
  • N.B. Please indicate in your coveringletter which position(s) you wish to be considered for.

    Ko wai he kaitono tōtika? (Whois an appropriate applicant?)

    You will have comprehensive clinicalassessment and problem-solving skills, and the experience, passion and abilityto work both autonomously and collaboratively within a very supportive team.

    You will have excellent communication skills to liaise with healthprofessionals and agencies, and willbe adaptable and resourceful, to enjoy working in a flexible, busy environment promotinginterprofessional practice, to meet service needs.

    Confidence and experience in managing complex physical health caseloads,and discharge planning is preferable. Acute physical health inpatient experience is alsodesirable.

    If this sounds like you, we welcome yourapplication.

    Ngāhuanga o tēnei mahi (The benefits of this position)

    We are a proactive team of occupational therapists providing the higheststandard of care for our patients. We pride ourselves on being friendlyand supportive, and work in a busy inter-disciplinary environment focusing onpromoting, encouraging and enabling the health, well-being and independence ofthe people in our community.

    Ā mātou rōpū (About our team)

    Nelson Marlborough Health isthe main health provider for Te Tau Ihu, the top of the south. Nearly 3,000strong, we are Nelson and Marlborough’s largest employer, which means theopportunities here are endless.

    Our main locations are Nelson and WairauHospitals but we are spread across the region and service all parts of thecommunity.

    Our work can be challenging, but we are up for it. We have a greatteam and we work hard to make a difference. We value integrity, innovation,respect and teamwork.

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