Healthcare Assistant - Ward
Southern Cross Hospitals
North Harbour, NZ
5d ago

Have you dreamed of flexible working options?

Working within well-equipped, modern facilities?

Having on-going support and professional development opportunities?

Look no further

Southern Cross' North Harbour hospital is looking for Healthcare Assistants to join their fun, dynamic and professional Ward team.

North Harbour offers a wide range of surgical services and post-operative care to around 6,500 patients each year. Our surgical specialities include General surgery, Gynaecology, Oral & Maxillofacial surgery, Urology, Orthopaedics, Plastic and Reconstructive surgery, Urology, Otolaryngology and Robotics.

We currently have part time (starting at 0.6 FTE) and full time Healthcare Assistant positions available in our busy Ward.

You will work as part of a tight knit multi-disciplinary team offering support and assistance as required to the ward staff contributing to the smooth running of the ward department.

The role encompasses keeping service areas tidy, restocked and assisting staff and patients to ensure our service is delivered to a high standard and involvement in hands on care of surgical patients assisting with showering, mobilising, observations and meals.

North Harbour Hospital has 8 operating theatres, a 14 bedded PACU, a modern well equipped day stay facility unit and a 70 bedded ward which includes a 4 bedded intermediate care facility (ICF).

At North Harbour you will be given the opportunity to advance your surgical experience, our theatre nurses provide surgical assisting to our Consultants in the operating department.

With modern facilities, high utilisation rates, a quality service, supportive management and a collegial team this is a dynamic, fast paced environment where your nursing skills and scope can develop and your career will thrive

To be a part of the team you will need :

  • Previous experience within a healthcare setting (essential), preferably in a hospital environment
  • Excellent communication skills and be a team player
  • To be flexible / adaptable and to respond positively to the changing needs of the business
  • Hold relevant residency status to work in New Zealand
  • What we can offer you :

  • Competitive remuneration packages
  • Subsidised health insurance
  • Christmas and New year breaks
  • A comprehensive employee wellness programme
  • Free parking
  • Ongoing training and development
  • About Southern Cross Healthcare

    Southern Cross Healthcare is New Zealand's largest independent healthcare network; comprised of our wholly-owned and joint venture hospitals, specialist centres, physiotherapy, rehabilitation and workplace wellness providers across New Zealand.

    Each year the wider Southern Cross businesses support more than one million New Zealanders through medical care, healthcare and health and travel insurance.

    We are driven by our purpose to advance the health and wellbeing of New Zealanders, supported by our not-for-profit DNA that keeps this purpose at the forefront of our focus.

    Southern Cross Healthcare patients are supported by a team of over 3000 employees, passionate about making a difference to the health and wellbeing of New Zealanders.

    They work alongside over 1200 medical specialists who are credentialed to provide services in our hospital facilities.

    Now is an exciting time to join Southern Cross Healthcare, as we pursue our vision to transform private healthcare to further improve the health of New Zealanders.

    Our purpose and vision are brought to life by a progressive, innovative and inclusive workplace culture. Care is at the heart of all we do.

    We are looking for high performing people who are eager to play their part in delivering to our purpose.

    In return for your extraordinary skills and the high degree of care you bring to everything you do, you will be joining an organisation in which you can truly make a difference.

    Make the change you have been looking for. Apply Now.

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