Healthcare Assistant – Newborn Intensive Care Unit, Starship Child Health
Auckland District Health Board (Central Auckland)
Auckland, Auckland
17h ago
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Auckland City, AucklandHealthcare Assistant - Newborn Intensive Care Unit, Starship Child HealthCloses 17 Jul 2019Posted 02 Jul 2019Permanent, part time position (36 hours per week)Starship Child Health, Auckland City locationSet roster -

never work a Friday or Saturday!The NICU team at Starship Child Health provides intensive care services to newborns across the upper north island and the greater Auckland area.

We are the national service for newborns diagnosed with congenital cardiac lesions during the antenatal period and neonates requiring paediatric subspecialty services.

Our focus is to ensure that the newborn and their whānau receive care that is reflective of their individual needs.The Newborn Intensive Care Unit (NICU) is now seeking a reliable Healthcare Assistant to join the team who has : A strong interest / passion for working within the paediatric fieldConfident communication skills and computer abilitiesThe required HCA qualification -

NZQA Level 3 / 4 equivalentAs a Healthcare Assistant within the unit your role involves; supporting clinical staff in caring for infants and whānau, maintaining general upkeep of the ward including parent accommodation, stocking clinical rooms, cleaning clinical items such as incubators and ventilators as well as the monitoring of stock and ordering via computer systems.

This is a non-clinical position, but you will be a key player to our clinical team in providing the support everyone needs.

There is no patient contact within this role, and full training / orientation will be provided.We welcome applications from those with : -

A strong work ethic and the ability to show initiativeA positive and friendly approach with the capability to act with empathyExcellent time-

management skillsThe availability to fulfill the set roster this role involvesThis opportunity is part time at 36 hours per week consisting of a set roster : -

Week 1 involves a 5 day week with Friday and Saturday offWeek 2 you will work a 4 day week with Thursday to Saturday offTo be considered you must be able to work the above hours, including the Sunday shift from 7.

00 am - 3.30 pmPlease note the equivalency of your HCA qualification will be assessed prior to interview stages. When submitting your application, please attach a copy of your qualification along with your academic transcript to begin this process.

We hope you will explore this opportunity further, please feel free to contact our recruitment consultant Kimiora Nathan on KimioraN adhb. to learn more.If you are ready to apply today, submit your interests below attaching your CV, cover letter & relevant HCA documents.

Job Reference : AUC05776Applications Close : 17 July 2019Auckland DHB is an inclusive and equal opportunity employer that values and embraces the diverse population we serve.

We welcome and respect people of all gender identities, ages, ethnicities, sexual orientations, disabilities and religions.

Auckland DHB is committed to the application of the Vulnerable Children Act 2014 and its intent to improve the safety of all children.

This position is a Core Children's Worker as defined by the Act.

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