Clinical Needs Assessor - Allied Health at Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Southern, Otago
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
Clinical Needs Assessor
Care Coordination Centre - Dunedin Hospital
Salary band - $70,000 - $100,000 p.a pro-rata and Kiwisaver
- 1.0 FTE / 80 hours per fortnight
- Fixed term parental leave cover until April 2025
- Access to regular supervision, professional development, and peer support
Mō te tūranga - About the team
Our Needs Assessment team is passionate about the community it serves and works effectively, keeping our clients best interests at the top of our minds.
- You will be joining a hardworking team and will play an important part in its success
- Assess people who are predominantly over the age of 65 and need support as a result of aging
- Assess clients in their homes and in a variety of health settings
- Utilise the national assessment tool interRAI to assess and determine best outcomes for our client group
- The assessment is a structured, comprehensive electronic tool that you will work through with the client in a conversational manner
- Write comprehensive reports in digital systems
- Create a plan of care that is client-centred and goal focused including developing support packages in a holistic and culturally appropriate manner for older people who require long-term support in the community
- Play a key role in connecting people and their whānau with formal and informal support services in order to assist them in achieving their goals
Mōu ake - About you
- Registered Health Professional with a current practising certificate
- You will have experience working with older people in either a community, aged care or hospital environment
- You will need an excellent knowledge of community resources and services that are available to the older person
- It is essential that you have a current NZ driver's licence
- Competent with computers and able to perform the duties listed above to a high level
Mō mātou - About us
Te Whatu Ora - Southern has the largest geographical coverage of all the New Zealand regions, providing services to 350,000 people in diverse communities. 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 like-minded people to help us continue providing for our community.
Utu whānui - Salary range
This role is covered by the Allied, Scientific and Technical Pay Equity Claim Settlement and falls between Step 1 ($70,842 p.a) and Step 7 ($100,466 p.a pro rata) of the Degree Qualified Core scale.
Rā mōnehu - Closing date: Saturday, 2 March 2024.
Due to the fast-paced nature of what we do, our vacancy close dates may be subject to change. Do not delay; make sure you apply as soon as possible.
Tono ināianei - Apply now
Applications may be reviewed as soon as they are recieved.
For further information please contact Ben Kingsbury, Recruitment Advisor, firstname.lastname@example.org
In the interests of protecting our people and our patients, all appointments will be subject to the following;
- Occupational health assessment
- Police vetting/Ministry of Justice safety checks
- Serious misconduct checks (previous Public Service departments and statutory Crown entities only)
- Covid-19 vaccination is expected for all workers at higher risk of workplace exposure to Covid-19 through face-to-face patient interaction, working in clinical areas and contact with potentially infectious materials and surfaces
We only accept online applications. Please apply via our website: https://careers.southernhealth.nz/
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Southern
|Permanent Full time
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