Sleep Physiologist - Tauranga Hospital at Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Hauora a Toi Bay of Plenty, Bay of Plenty
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
Mō Tātou – About Us
Situated in the sunny eastern coast of New Zealand's North Island, the Bay of Plenty really is just that, offering vast golden sand beaches, bush clad mountains, lush farmlands and more. Its pleasant climate means that the area has become a favourite for holiday makers, retirees and those looking for a different lifestyle outside of the main cities.
Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand, Hauora a Toi Bay of Plenty is spread across a vast geographical area and centred across two hospitals based in Tauranga and Whakatāne. We serve a population of approximately 259,000 for the major population centres of Tauranga, Katikati, Te Puke, Whakatāne, Kawerau and Ōpōtiki. Te Whatu Ora Hauora a Toi Bay of Plenty is one of the Bay of Plenty's largest employers with over 4000 staff.
He Kōrero mō te tūranga - About the Role
We are on the hunt for an experienced Sleep Physiologist and/or Respiratory Physiologist to be based at the Tauranga Hospital on a 1.0 FTE permanent contact, working 80 hours per fortnight.
We are a small and passionate team with close, supportive working relationships with other health professionals. The person appointed will ideally have significant clinical experience and must be skilled in interacting with patients, in particular the outpatient context.
Continuing professional development is actively encouraged for all staff, it may be possible for the successful person to continue a programme of study for further qualifications specially to enhance professional knowledge and skills depending on the demands of routine service.
This role includes titration onto CPAP and follow-up of patients with long term CPAP needs.
It is essential that you have a demonstrated ability and interest in working with people and medical technology. Evidence of previous experience of delivering front-line patient care and highly specialist advice within another healthcare provider is required.
He Kōrero mōu - About You
The ideal candidate will:
- Have a current Annual Practicing Certificate with registered professional body
- Full registration in Sleep Physiology and/or Respiratory Physiology
- Has a Bachelor of Health Science and the ability to demonstrate specialist knowledge within the field of sleep medicine through practical experience
- Has a working knowledge of disorders of sleep and respiration is essential and an understanding of equipment used to monitor and treat patients with OSA is mandatory
- Experience in non-invasive ventilation is desirable but not essential
Ko o tatou painga – Our Benefits
- In-House career development
- Highly rewarding role and opportunity to make a difference!
- Be a valued member of a multidisciplinary team
- Subsidised onsite hospital gym membership
- Free flu vaccinations
- Free onsite parking
- Discounts (with local businesses)
Ngā uarātanga ō ā mātou mahi – Our Values
At Te Whatu Ora Hauora a Toi Bay of Plenty we recruit for our Manaakitanga CARE values. Why do we do this? Because values-based teams deliver better care.
Our manaakitanga CARE values (Compassion, All-one-team, Responsive and Excellence) support each of us to make a difference every day in the things we do and say. Therefore, it's important that when recruiting, we recruit new colleagues who live by our CARE values.
Te Whatu Ora Hauora a Toi Bay of Plenty are committed to improving Māori health outcomes and achieving health equity for Māori through Te Tiriti o Waitangi obligations. It is essential you demonstrate an awareness of Māori indigenous rights and current issues in relation to health and health equity.
Me pēhea te tuku tono - How to Apply
You can view the position description below and to apply for the role please click “APPLY NOW.” For tracking and reporting purposes, all applications must be submitted through our online career's portal.
Due to this position having contact with children and Te Whatu Ora Hauora a Toi Bay of Plenty commitment to child protection, you will be subject to ‘safety checks' under the Children's Act at the time of hire and thereafter as per the relevant legislation.
It is desirable that new employees of Te Whatu Ora are fully vaccinated against COVID-19, which includes two doses of an approved vaccine. If you are unable to receive a COVID-19 vaccine or booster for any reason, please indicate this in your application so we can discuss this with you further.
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Employer:||Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Hauora a Toi Bay of Plenty|
|Location:||Bay of Plenty|
|Position type:||Permanent Full time|
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