Health Care Assistant - Rheumatology Integrated Care Programme
Southern Health
5d ago

Health Care Assistant Rheumatology Integrated Care Programme

Dunedin Hospital

  • Fixed term appointment until December 2022
  • Part-time 0.5 FTE vacancy (20 hours per week)
  • Fantastic work-life balance!
  • Our Rheumatology Outpatient service at Dunedin Hospital is seeking a highly motivated and experienced Health Care Assistant to join our friendly team on a part-time, fixed term basis to help support the team whilst we implement multiple new initiatives across the service.

    About the Role

    The aim of the programme is a new model of care for Rheumatology patients so that they receive timely care from the appropriate clinician.

    This opportunity offers you the prospect of working in a vibrant outpatient service. Our service is compassionate, friendly and we are committed to high standards of practice.

    This position is 0.5FTE (20 hours per week) and the hours of work will be between 8am 4.30pm on Mondays and Tuesdays, and 8 : 30am to 12 : 30pm on Wednesdays.

    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.

    Candidates must have or demonstrate :

  • Solid knowledge of office systems and procedures
  • Excellent computer skills, particularly in the Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel and Outlook)
  • Positive attitude and excellent interpersonal skills
  • A calm and professional persona
  • Understanding of the importance for privacy, and the ability to deal with patient information in a sensitive and confidential manner
  • Strong attention to detail, and the ability to effectively multi-task
  • If this sounds like the opportunity you have been waiting for, apply now and tell us in your covering letter what skills you will bring to this role.

    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 likeminded people to help us continue providing for our community.

    Now is also a great time to relocate to Southern if you were considering a move. The Southern district offers the benefits of excellent amenities, first class primary through to tertiary education and outstanding recreational opportunities.

    Whether it is surfing, kayaking or sailing; skiing, hunting or fishing; theatre, live-music or art there’s literally something for everyone.

    Why don’t you check out for what the region and we can offer you and your whanau.


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