Occupational Therapist / Kaiwhakaora Ngangahau (ORA) at Capital & Coast District Health Board (Wellington), Wellington Hospital
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
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Location: Wellington Hospital
Service: Older Adults, rehabilitation and Allied Health (ORA)
Contract: Permanent, Full Time
Mō tō mātou rōpū About our team
Our team is currently made up of 11 Occupational Therapist 5 team members make up the rotational group. We work in the acute setting assessing and treating patients to contribute to successful discharges and acute hospital flow. We are part of a wider ORA team that has 53 Occupational therapists working across community, outpatients and rehabilitation settings.
Kōrero mō te tūranga About the role
We are excited to offer the opportunity for an Occupational Therapist to join our team. We are looking for an experienced therapist and are interested to hear from those with hospital experience who have worked in the acute setting. This role involves either working across the medical stream of acute inpatients including any point of the patient journey from ED, Medical Assessment Planning Unit (MAPU), medical ward and the Acute Frailty unit (AFU). Or working with patients who have had acute multi trauma, concussions or surgical interventions to improve function. You would be expected to cover into other areas as needed and be part of the Saturday cover roster.
You will be well supported by a friendly, fun and enthusiastic team, with leadership from dedicated Team Leaders and highly skilled and experienced Occupational Therapists. We offer on-going professional development and formal supervision. Cultural professional supervision is available from Māori and Pacific Health teams.
Moū About you
- 3 or more years experience
- Registration and current APC with Occupational Therapy Board NZ
- Recent clinical experience in inpatient Occupational Therapy provision
- A clear understanding of the health needs of our Māori and Pacific Island communities
- Demonstrates ability to build rapport with patient and whānau from all backgrounds
- Capable of working in a high turnover, fast paced environment.
- NZ drivers licence is preferable
- Assessment, management and intervention of occupational performance issues
- Support the wider Occupational Therapy team as clinical demand dictates
- Mentor and support rotational Occupational Therapists as required.
- Clinically supervise undergraduate Occupational Therapy students
- Active involvement in the development of the Occupational Therapy service
- Weekend cover roster (approx. once every 8 weeks for up to 4 hours)
E pā ana ki a tatou About us
Here at the 2DHBs (Capital & Coast District Health Board and Hutt Valley District Health Boards) we embrace diversity and welcome applications from all people, including all gender identities, ages, ethnicities, sexual orientations, disability and religions. A workforce that is diverse and inclusive means that we are better positioned to understand and serve our community.
The 2DHBs are pro-equity Health Organisations, with a particular focus on Māori, Pacific Peoples, and the Disability Community.
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Me pēhea te tuku tono - How to apply
Click the apply now button to send your application directly to us. For further information on this role please email Philip.Adamson@ccdhb.org.nz and indicate the job title and vacancy number (AH208-21) in the subject line.
Please note we will be reviewing applications when received and will progress through the recruitment process until advertising closes on 12 December 2021.
Ma tini, ma mano, ka rapa te whai
By joining together we will succeed
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Employer:||Capital & Coast District Health Board (Wellington)|
|Position type:||Permanent Full time|
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