Health Care Assistant/Ward Support, Ward 23
MidCentral District Health Board
Palmerston North, NZ
2d ago

We have an opportunity for an enthusiastic, energetic, motivated person to join our team. This position is working 36 hours a week rostered duties within Ward 23 and the Oncology Day Ward.

  • To assist with non-nursing duties associated with patient care
  • To provide a high standard of environmental cleanliness
  • To provide direct patient care as delegated in association with, and working alongside, a qualified team member
  • To assist with administration tasks
  • A commitment to providing a customer focused service
  • Previous experience in a health care environment desirable
  • Proven ability to work as an effective team member
  • The ability to be flexible and prioritise own work
  • Computer skills (a moderate level of skill is required)
  • 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. 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.

    For further information : Human ResourcesPrivate Bag 11036Manawatu Mail CentrePalmerston North 4442vacancy

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