Physiotherapist - Rehabilitation at Waikato District Health Board (Hamilton), Waikato
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
Where you’ll be working: Older Persons and Rehabilitation Service. Waikato Hospital
The details: Permanent - 32 hours per week (but possibility of this role being extended to 40 hours per week)
Are you looking for a new challenge?
An opportunity has arisen for an experienced physiotherapist to join our OPR – Older Persons and Rehabilitation Service, Monday – Friday, covering either inpatient or outpatient services.
You will work in partnership with other experienced clinicians and our multi-disciplinary team providing physiotherapy assessment and management services to our rehabilitation patients.
You will utilise principles of cultural safety and apply high level clinical expertise and independent professional judgment on a daily basis. You must be able to utilise high level evidence-based practice to develop, implement and evaluate individualised treatment programs, deliver health education, and participate in health promotion activities.
The successful candidate will need:
• NZ Physiotherapy registration and a current annual practicing certificate
• Ideally minimum of 3 years clinical experience
• Experience in rehabilitation preferable
• Experience taking students preferable
• Experience in service development
Te Whatu Ora – Health New Zealand, Waikato Health & Safety has a policy that includes ensuring that you comply with the Health Order announced 11 October 2021 and with the Vaccine Preventable Diseases for Employees policy. The policy prescribes the required vaccinations including COVID19 for all employees of Te Whatu Ora – Health New Zealand, Waikato. COVID-19 vaccinations are mandatory before you commence employment.
Waikato Hospital in Hamilton is one of New Zealand’s largest tertiary, teaching hospitals with over 600 inpatient beds and 22 operating theatres. Clinical specialities include Women’s and Children Services, Cardiology / Cardiothoracic Surgery, Oncology and Haematology, Surgical services, and Mental Health and Addiction. Waikato Hospital is the Midland regional referral centre for multiple specialties including trauma surgery, oncology, and neurology.
We are a values based and inclusive organisation that is committed to deliver the best health outcomes for our total population. To do this we are working hard to develop a robust and capable workforce that reflects the population we serve. We strongly encourage applicants from all backgrounds with the necessary capability and who share our values to apply and would greatly value seeing more applicants from our Māori communities.
Our vision is to provide quality physiotherapy care to promote, encourage and enable health, wellbeing and independence for the patients and Whanau in the communities we serve. Our mission is to ensure that patients receive excellence of care, that our staff are supported and trained to work and maintain levels of evidence based practice and that our service is equitable, efficient and effective in order to meet the needs of our patients and their Whanau. We pride ourselves on being a friendly, supportive team who are keen to grow and develop our staff.
Please apply directly online at the Waikato district website; applications are not able to be accepted via email. If you have any specific questions about the role, please contact Moana.O’Brien@waikatodhb.health.nz
Closing date: 22 August 2022
Theme “People at Heart” – Te iwi Ngakaunui
• Give and earn respect - Whakamana
• Listen to me; talk to me – Whakarongo
• Fair play – Mauri Pai
• Growing the good – Whakapakari
• Stronger together – Kotahitanga
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Employer:||Waikato District Health Board (Hamilton)|
|Position type:||Permanent Part time|
|Attachment:||No File Attached|
Note: You may be redirected to the employer's careers website.