Senior Cardio-Respiratory Physiotherapist at Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Whanganui, Manawatu / Whanganui
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
Senior cardio-Respiratory Physiotherapist
Te Whatu Ora - Whanganui
Contract type: Permanent
Work hours per week: 40 hours
Te Whatu Ora Whanganui is committed to increase the diversity of our workforce, and actively focus on employing and building a sustainable Māori workforce which supports our pro-equity commitment.
Ngā Uarātanga | Our Values
- Aroha - The value of love, respect and empathy, demonstrating compassionate and non-judgemental relationships.
- Kōtahitanga - The value of unity and vision sharing where we demonstrate trust and collaboration.
- Manaakitanga - The value of respect, support and caring where we demonstrate doing our very best for others.
- Tino Rangatiratanga - The value of self-determination where we empower individual/whānau choice.
Ko te kaupapa | About the role
We have the opportunity for a motivated physiotherapist to join a dynamic and progressive team as our full-time Senior Cardio-Respiratory Physiotherapist.
This position primarily provides clinical management, treatment and rehabilitation of adults with cardio-respiratory conditions with a varied caseload, both in an inpatient setting (CCU and acute surgical/medical wards), the outpatient department and working closely with the cardio-respiratory long condition nurses to help run the pulmonary and cardiac rehabilitation programmes. This role includes working closely with other MDT members and co-ordinating junior rotational physiotherapists, physiotherapy students and therapy assistants, as well as the monitoring and developing of best practice for this service.
Ko koe tēnei | About you
- New Zealand Registered Physiotherapist
- 3-5 year's working experience (minimum of 2 years' experience as a physiotherapist in the acute wards/cardio-respiratory field).
- Enjoy working alongside other MDT members with a transdisciplinary team approach.
- Able to build strong relationships with the clients and whanau and community networks.
- Demonstrate leadership skills
- Good communicator, written and oral
- Motivated to maintain high level of knowledge and skill
- Able to supervise students and junior rotational physiotherapists
- Cultural sensitivity
Ngā hua o te Mahi i Te Pōari o Whanganui | Working at Te Whatu Ora Whanganui
- We offer on-going support and training
- We can mentor you in a very supportive team
- We provide regular in-services and opportunities for funded external courses to enhance your Continued Professional Development
Ko wai mātou | Who are we
Our vision is He Hāpori Ora - Thriving Communities, with our mission being 'to improve health and independence through a responsive and integrated health system'. We ensure health care places people and their whānau at the centre of everything we do with and for them. We support and empower individuals and whānau to determine their own wellbeing and are committed to working in authentic partnership with other health care providers, iwi, government, social and community agencies to build strong, resilient, connected people and whānau.
Whanganui is a great little progressive city with a friendly chilled vibe. Great café culture, schools and sporting opportunities with some of the best all year-round weather in the country. The rugged west coast beaches on your doorstep allow for all year surfing, fishing or just walking for miles. Skiing and hiking on mount Ruapehu just an hour up the road, Whanganui has all your bases covered for a family friendly lifestyle.
Whanganui's reputation for having some of the best value-for-money housing in New Zealand is another big-plus for many people settling in the city. With most suburbs only 15 minutes from the central business district or Whanganui Hospital residents don't have to compromise on location to make the most of their leisure time or afford a better property.
Check out www.discoverwhanganui.nz/visit/ to see what your new home could look like.
Me pēhea te tono | How to apply
Please read the attached position description for further information, otherwise you can contact the Recruitment Coordinator by emailing email@example.com or phoning +6463488911
Please ensure you correctly upload your CV and any other supporting documentation to your application before submitting it.
Rā Katinga | Applications close
Friday, 1st of March 2024 or when a suitable candidate is found
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Whanganui
|Manawatu / Whanganui
|Permanent Full time
|Job Description Senior Cardio-Respiratory Physiotherapist_Jan_2024.pdf (PDF, 481KB)
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