Healthcare Assistant - Women's and Children's Outpatients
Southern Health
6d ago

Healthcare Assistant Women’s and Children’s Outpatients

Dunedin Public Hospital

  • Casual
  • Monday Friday
  • We have an exciting casual opportunity available for a caring, positive and proactive individual to support our teams on the Women’s and Children’s Outpatients departments at Dunedin Hospital on a casual basis, covering mainly annual and sick leave of our current Healthcare assistant.

    This role will see you primarily focusing your attention to the overall needs of Women, children and Whanau attending our services.

    This is a varied role within a clinical environment and as an exceptional team player you will need to be able to take instruction and direction from the nurses in the service whilst having a helpful and team focused approach to making a difference to the environment and care provided to the women and children under our care.

    As Healthcare Assistant you will be involved in :

  • Supporting our nurses and other members of the healthcare team
  • Responsible for assisting with non-direct patient care activities (cleaning, restocking and ordering, bed making, emptying rubbish, tidying and setting up clinic rooms).
  • Day to Day General Clinic coordination
  • Stock and equipment ordering, and other admin tasks
  • Under the direction and delegation from a registered nurse including attending to supporting our patients one on one with

  • Mobilising and position patients
  • General Clinic duties
  • Weight and Height of patients
  • Providing chaperone
  • Contributing to falls prevention and rehabilitation strategies
  • We are looking for someone who is :

  • Patient and family / whanau focussed
  • Compassionate and understanding
  • Enthusiastic and friendly with bags of initiative
  • If you are passionate about a career in healthcare and think you have what it takes to excel as a Healthcare Assistant here at Dunedin Hospital, we would love to hear from you!

    About Southern DHB

    Southern DHB has the largest regional coverage of all the New Zealand health boards, providing services to 350,000 people in diverse communities across a huge geographical area.

    We take pride in all the services we provide and our aim is to improve, promote and protect the health of our region. We believe that our dedicated and passionate staff are a significant driving force behind the achievement of these standards, and we need more like minded people to help us continue providing for our community.

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