Optometry Technician at Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Te Toka Tumai Auckland, Auckland
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
Nau mai, haere mai ki Te Toka Tumai!
Working with us is an opportunity for you to make a real difference in the health and wellbeing of our Auckland community. You’ll be joining the Ophthalmology team who share Te Toka Tumai Auckland values of Haere Mai Welcome | Manaaki Respect | Tūhono Together and Angamua Aim High.
Ko wai mātou | Our Organisation
We are Te Whatu Ora Te Toka Tumai Auckland. We provide health and disability services to more than half a million people living in central Auckland, regional services for Northland and greater Auckland, and specialist national services for the whole of New Zealand. Our main sites are Auckland City Hospital, Greenlane Clinical Centre and Starship Children’s Hospital, located in central Auckland.
We are part of Te Whatu Ora – Health New Zealand, the overarching organisation for New Zealand’s national health service. Te Whatu Ora leads the day-to-day running of the health system, with functions delivered at local, district, regional and national levels.
We are committed to upholding Te Tiriti o Waitangi and providing culturally safe care. We value role modelling manaakitanga as demonstrated by Ngāti Whātua in the gifting of their whenua on which our hospitals stand. We aspire to having a workforce reflective of the communities we serve and achieving equitable outcomes for all.
Te whiwhinga mahi | The Opportunity
The Ophthalmology Department looks after the eye health of both Te Toka Tumai and Waitematā patients – we see over 110,000 patients each year across the Auckland region. You will be joining a multi-disciplinary team that are passionate about providing patient centred care.
The Ophthalmology team are very pleased to invite applications for an Ophthalmic Technician to join our extensive Ophthalmology team. We are open to all applicants, with or without Ophthalmic Technician experience.
What is an Ophthalmic Technician?
An Ophthalmic technician provides ophthalmic and technical assistance using a wide range of diagnostic equipment to test and assess patients eye conditions.
Where do Ophthalmic Technicians work?
This is a multi-sited role across the Auckland region with rostered shifts covering Monday to Sundays inclusive. We care for our patients from a number of sites across Auckland and are growing every year.
For further details, please refer to the position description here.
Nga Pūkenga Motuhake | Important Skills
What do you need to have to become an Ophthalmic Technician?
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
The ability to work alongside patients of all ages and backgrounds
Flexibility and the ability to work well within a team environment
If you thrive in a busy environment and are up for a new challenge this is a great way to start your career in healthcare. Previous experience in health care is helpful but not necessary, as we will provide training and support.
We have three, one year fixed term positions available.
If this role interests you, we would like to hear from you!
He aha ngā painga o tēnei mahi mōu | Why you will enjoy working here
We recognise there is more to life than mahi | work, and we encourage and provide access to all our staff several services and benefits to support themselves whilst they are employed within Te Toka Tumai.
For more information on what we offer, please click here.
Me pēhea te tuku tono | How to apply
Please submit your application online, outlining your experience and motivation to apply to this role.
If you have any queries about accessibility, or technical issues with the online process, please contact Kavitha John- Recruitment Consultant at KavithaJ@adhb.govt.nz or 021 952 419 to discuss how we can best support your application.
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Employer:||Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Te Toka Tumai Auckland|
|Position type:||Contract/Temp Full time|
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