Occupational Therapist / Kaiwhakaora Ngangahau (ED & Medical) at Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Hutt Valley, Lower Hutt
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
Nau mai, haere mai ki Te Whatu Ora ' Capital, Coast & Hutt Valley District
Location: Hutt Valley Hospital
Service: Occupational Therapy
Contract: 12 months fixed term, full time (covering parental leave)
Salary: As per MECA
Kōrero mō te tūranga ' About the role
This full time (40 hours per week) role is based within our acute medical services for a year to cover maternity leave. You will be working with supportive colleagues to provide an OT service to the emergency department, MAPU (short stay assessment and planning unit) and the medical ward. In this role you will see a diverse client group presenting with medical, surgical, neurological, orthopaedic, and age related conditions.
Mō tō mātou rōpū ' About our team
The Occupational Therapy service see clients within the hospital. Services are based in MAPU, the acute wards, the rehabilitation wards, community occupational therapy and specialist outpatient clinics
You will find professional support from your Occupational Therapy colleagues within the team and from the Professional Leader for Occupational Therapy. You will receive regular supervision and mentoring working within a team of experienced and supportive therapists.
Moū ' About you
This position is suitable for an occupational therapist with at least 3 years clinical experience who demonstrates sound clinical reasoning, communication skills and the ability to identify and manage risks.
In this role you must have excellent communication and interpersonal skills. You will have the ability to prioritise. You will be working across multiple areas and so ability to work under pressure and to manage your time effectively is essential
Skills & Experience
- Registration and current APC with Occupational Therapy Board NZ
- At least 3 years clinical experience in relevant inpatient setting
- Experience in collaborative Multidisciplinary/Interprofessional practice
- Enable NZ Accreditation in Personal care and household management or equivalent
- Demonstrates ability to build rapport with patient and whānau from all backgrounds
E pā ana ki a tatou ' About us
Here at Capital, Coast & Hutt Valley District 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.
Capital, Coast & Hutt Valley District are pro-equity health organisation, 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 (2116442-22) in the subject line.
We require all our employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 with an approved vaccine, including have had one booster vaccination. We are not accepting applications that do not meet this criteria.
Ma tini, ma mano, ka rapa te whai
By joining together we will succeed
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Employer:||Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Hutt Valley|
|Position type:||Permanent Full time|
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