Community Respiratory Physiotherapist at Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Te Pae Hauora o Ruahine o Tararua MidCentral, Manawatu / Whanganui
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
Te Whatu Ora, Health New Zealand Te Pae Hauora o Ruahine o Tararua MidCentral (MidCentral) provides healthcare services to over 180,000 people across the Manawatū, Horowhenua and Tararua regions. With a large hospital campus at Palmerston North, it also provides key health care and support services to neighbouring communities.
MidCentral is growing community-based services and a key role is this community based respiratory position. This opportunity is for a physiotherapist looking to specialise in respiratory.
If you are motivated, enthusiastic, not afraid of a challenge and want to make a difference in people's lives, then you may be who we are looking for. This could be your dream job, there is the opportunity to shape this service how you want it to be.
The position is running a community respiratory programme for people with chronic breathing conditions. You will be working one on one with patients in their own home, setting goals so that they can manage their condition long term. Using a combination of exercise, education, breathing techniques and equipment provision to help keep them active and out of hospital. Linking with community groups to enable ongoing exercise. Liaising with primary and secondary care health care to ensure continuity of care and early intervention when required.
To be successful in this role you will need to be:
• Transformational and able to deliver innovative care to service users
• A New Zealand registered Physiotherapist with a current practising certificate.
• Able to meet the Physiotherapy Board competency requirements.
• Flexible in how you practice in changing times
• Able to quickly build credibility and relationships across the connected system
• Able to juggle competing demands and deliver effectively in a busy environment
If you have these attributes and enjoy a challenging and dynamic work environment with an exciting future for the Health Services of NZ, then we look forward to hearing from you.
Come and join us
Employing over 2500 people, MidCentral offers a supportive work environment that accepts and values all employees. MidCentral region offers an excellent lifestyle - scenic spots for hiking and mountain-biking and great schools. With the mountains, city and sea at your doorstep, you'll get to taste the best of both worlds – the perfect blend of rural and city living.
We strive to be a place where people love to work and learn. We aim to develop a diverse team that reflects the communities that we serve and we welcome people of all ethnicities, genders, sexual orientations, religious and political beliefs, socio-economic situations and accessibility needs. MidCentral actively seeks Māori into our workforce to reflect the community we serve.
• A great learning environment where you will continue to grow and be challenged
• Fantastic culture and team environment
• Professional development
• Discounted services with local businesses
How to apply
To view the position description and/or apply for the role (by submitting your cover letter and CV), please click “APPLY NOW.” For tracking and reporting purposes, all applications must be submitted through our online career portal.
Interested and want to chat about this exciting opportunity? Contact Maree Loynes Allied Health Recruitment Specialist on 64 6 350 8372
We are looking to fill this position as soon as possible so may withdraw the advert if the perfect candidate is found before the expiry date.
MidCentral requires ALL employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (including the first booster vaccination). We will not accept applications that do not meet this criteria.
Some positions are defined as a Core Children's worker under the Children's Act and require full safety checks completed before employment commences.
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Employer:||Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Te Pae Hauora o Ruahine o Tararua MidCentral|
|Location:||Manawatu / Whanganui|
|Position type:||Permanent Full time|
|Attachment:||Physiotherapist-Respiratory.pdf (PDF, 728KB)
Note: You may be redirected to the employer's careers website.