Hand Therapist - Physio or OT 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. 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
The Hand Therapy Team at Tauranga Hospital are looking for an enthusiastic Physiotherapist or Occupational Therapist, with Hand Therapy experience to join us. This is a casual role primarily based at Tauranga Hospital however there may be the opportunity to work in satellite locations at times. You will be well supported, working with a team of fully registered Hand Therapists who value continued professional development, mentoring, supervision, and ongoing training. The current hand therapy is a very close knit and dynamic team who offer each other collateral support.
As a member of the Hand Therapy Team, you will have the opportunity to provide care for both ACC and non-ACC patients. The clinical caseload includes the treatment of surgical cases (both traumatic and elective) as well as non-surgical musculoskeletal conditions, burns and scars, neurological and paediatric upper limb conditions. Referrals are accepted from Allied Health (community and hospital-based), GPs and Rheumatology services and treatment is at no cost to the patient.
He Korero mōu - About You
You will be a New Zealand registered Physiotherapist or Occupational Therapist with a current annual practicing certificate. Ideally you would be a member of Hand Therapy New Zealand either as an associate or registered hand therapist or have comparable international qualifications. You will have excellent clinical and problem-solving skills and an ability to communicate effectively with health professionals, health agencies, tangata whaiora/ clients and whānau.
Ko o tatou painga – Our Benefits
- In-House career development
- Funding available to support you in your professional development
- Competitive remuneration
- Flexible working practices (e.g. we support work life balance and flexible work arrangements whenever possible)
- Highly rewarding role and opportunity to make a difference!
- Be a valued member of a multidisciplinary team
- Subsidised onsite hospital gym membership
- 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.
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. For additional information or to arrange a confidential chat, contact Sophie Trolove, Physiotherapy Outpatient Team Lead on 027 212 9605 or via email Sophie.Trolove@bopdhb.govt.nz.
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.
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.
Children's Act 2014
Due to this position having contact with children and Te Whatu Ora Hauora a Toi Bay of Plenty's 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.
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
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