Ward Clerk, Medical Assessment and Planning Unit
Palmerston North, NZ
1d ago

The Medical Assessment and Planning Unit is a 13-bed dedicated area for acute medical patients. The emphasis is on rapid patient assessment and treatment with the aim of either an early discharge, or a clear plan of care on admissions.

As our Ward Clerk you will be responsible for providing support to the clinical team in this busy work environment. We are seeking a professional who has the ability to be flexible and adaptable to changing needs and demands, and is enthusiastic, polite, empathetic, timely and reliable.

Hours of work will be 35 hours per week, Monday to Friday, 12.30pm 8pm. Other key attributes, skills and responsibilities are outlined in the job description and position competencies.

If you would like to work in a supportive team environment and think you have the appropriate skills and experience, then we look forward to hearing from you.

MidCentral District Health Board is committed to ensuring that children and young people are safe from abuse and harm. As part of our commitment to children and young people, and in line with the Vulnerable Children Act 2014, appointment to positions that involve regular or overnight contact with children will include worker safety checks.

These checks are in addition to the requirement to have a satisfactory police clearance. Further information will be provided to shortlisted candidates.

More information about the Vulnerable Children Act 2014 is available from the Ministry of Vulnerable Children website.

General Information

MidCentral District Health Board employs more than 2500 staff at Manawatu, Palmerston North, Tararua and Horowhenua and Otaki districts.

Palmerston North Hospital is a 350 bed secondary hospital, which services an urban population of 80,000 and a total population catchment of 168,000.

In addition, the hospital is a teaching hospital, and is associated with both Auckland and Otago medical schools.

Palmerston North is a major university city and is at the hub of key routes to the central North Island ski fields, and river adventures.

Wellington the capital city, is only a two hour journey by road, as are the wine growing regions of Hawke's Bay and Wairarapa.

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