Healthcare Assistant - Ward A
Southern Health
Otago
2d ago

Healthcare Assistant - Ward 4A (General Surgery)

Dunedin Hospital

  • Permanent part-time opportunity, (0.8FTE) 32 hours per week
  • Make a real difference to our patient’s health outcomes
  • Are you looking for a new challenge or change in career?

    Whether you are looking to diversify your existing skillset or take on a new challenge in your career, this is an opportunity to showcase and develop your skills in a rewarding and dynamic environment.

    We are looking for a passionate Healthcare Assistant who naturally enjoys working with people to join our team.

    About the Role

    This role will see you assisting ward staff with direct and non-direct client care activities and maintaining the ward environment to ensure efficient and effective functioning for patients and staff.

    An integral part of our health care team, you must be able to take direction from both Registered Nurses and Enrolled Nurses.

    Experience working with people in the health sector and / or experience or knowledge of customer service would be an advantage.

    Full training and support will be provided.

    Strongly supported by a tight knit team under the careful direction of the Charge Nurse Manager, you will enjoy working in a unit that strives for excellence in clinical services and exemplifies the team based model of care.

    Ward 4A is a 24 bed General Surgery ward, with an additional six bed High Dependency Unit attached. Ward 4A specializes in upper & lower GI and colorectal Surgery and provides for both elective and acute surgical admissions.

    About You

    We are particularly interested in hearing from applicants who are dynamic, friendly and can demonstrate a high level of initiative.

    You will be committed to high standards of practice, be well organised and have excellent communication skills.

    It is important that candidates are motivated, flexible, have a level of maturity about them and of course plenty of enthusiasm.

    Experience working with people in a caring capacity is also essential.

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