Clinical Needs Assessor - Needs Assessment Service Coordination
Southern Health
Dunedin, Otago
1d ago

Clinical Needs Assessor Needs Assessment Service Coordination (NASC) Team

Southland Hospital

  • Permanent, part time (0.8 FTE), 64 hours per week
  • Enjoy free on-site parking, retail discounts and subsidised gym!
  • Join a tight-knit, hardworking team!
  • About the opportunity

    Providing care plans and pathways to independence is at the heart of what we do. In this role, you will be working with older people and those under 65 years with long-term chronic health issues throughout the community.

    Our Clinical Needs Assessors aim to help restore clients’ independence in the home setting based on the Restorative model of care.

    Our Clinical Needs Assessors complete a range of electronic assessments with clients and work alongside family / whanau to ensure the best outcomes for clients.

    About you

    You will be a registered health professional, with a current annual practicing certificate (APC). Our Clinical Needs Assessors need to have strong organisation and time management skills.

    In order to be successful in this role, you will also need to demonstrate the following :

  • Experience working with older people in a healthcare setting, with a natural empathy and respect for people of all ages and abilities
  • High level of communication and written skills, including excellent interviewing skills
  • Clean and current full class 1 New Zealand Driver’s License
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills and the ability to build a strong rapport with others
  • Ability to work efficiently autonomously and as part of a team
  • Previous use of interRAI is preferred, but not essential as training can be provided.

    Why Southern?

    Invercargill gives you everything you’d want from a city hospital, with a modern work environment, interesting work and a range of specialties, but there’s a small hospital with collegial feel to it.

    You’ll be on first-name terms with all the staff, including the doctors. Invercargill is a lovely city for families, with affordable housing and excellent education and adventure opportunities.

    Surrounded by beautiful scenery many of New Zealand’s major tourist destinations, (ski fields, national parks, vineyards) and hidden treasures are on Southlands doorstep.

    Life is easy without a major commute. And you’ll get free onsite parking. Check out : .

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