Occupational therapist/Allied Health professional: ART/ARTHA at Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Taranaki, Taranaki
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
Nau mai, haere mai ki Te Whatu Ora Taranaki
Taranaki Whanui He Rohe Oranga - Taranaki Together, A Healthy Community
Salary Band - Step 5-8, $77,705 - $85,992 PSA Allied MECA
Te Kaupapa – Mission
Improving, promoting, protecting and caring for the health and wellbeing of the people of Taranaki.
We are looking for people that share our vision by providing the best care for our people and our community. We have a responsibility to see the whole picture, the whole community, in terms of health and to support everyone working in Taranaki to do the best job they can in a world of constant change.
Taranaki - A place like no other
Taranaki boasts some of New Zealand’s most iconic natural landscapes like Mt Taranaki and many adventure activities. The rugged and wild coastline is home to more than 12 world-class surf breaks. Taranaki is a place where you can ski and surf in the same day. For a more relaxing experience, there are many walks (bush, coastal or mountain) as well as art trails, festivals and award-winning museums and galleries and a thriving café culture. Click here to read more information about Taranaki.
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E pā ana ki a tatou - About us
At Te Whatu Ora Taranaki we are committed to recognising the value our people bring to our organisation within a supportive team of healthcare professionals that provide comprehensive care to our patients.
We believe having workforce that is diverse and inclusive, we are a pro-equity Health Organisation and this means that we will be better positioned to understand and serve our community.
When you choose to work with us, we will offer you:
- A comprehensive orientation and induction to our organisation and your department
- Access to clinical training and education
- Up to date facilities, Have a look at
- Project Maunga - our New Facilities currently under construction check this out on our website www.tdhb.org/maunga.shtml
- Opportunities to participate on local project and regional collaboration teams
- Professional development
Kōrero mō te tūranga - About the role
Stimulating, interdisciplinary position available for vibrant, future focus occupational therapist (preferred) or physiotherapist; that would like to build their experience and looking for an opportunity to work within a future focussed model of patient care.
We are welcoming applications from competent, suitably qualified occupational therapist who will be providing caring and best practice occupational therapy services to our patients and puts them at the centre of everything we do.
You will join our Allied Response Team (ART) / Allied Response Team Home Assessment (ART/ARTHA). The ART/ARTHA team operates within the Community Services Group and works as an essential member of Te Whatu Ora’s Emergency Department (ED) in New Plymouth, and across the in-patient teams. The purpose of the ART/ARTHA service is to work alongside clinical staff to provide a holistic rapid response to a patient’s care and support needs. by providing physiotherapy, occupational therapy and social work assessments and services ART/ARTHA support medial teams to put in place rapid treatment/therapy and short-term package of services that supports patient’s when they are discharge from hospital care.
ART/ARTHA is a unique and diverse team that works interdisciplinary. The team works mainly in ED and in patient’s homes, but also across medical, orthopaedic and surgical wards. ART/ARTHA provide patient centred care, by the right discip0line, at the right time and in the most appropriate location. We believe that the right support at the right time facilitates and support patient’s recovery in their own home.
ART/ARTHA is a 7 day a week rostered service, operating between 7am to 5:30pm. We support and welcome flexible working.
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Moū - About you
We want to hear from people who:
- Have a current practising certificate with their professional body
- Have a proactive and progressive mind set
- Are committed to high quality, culturally appropriate patient centred care
- Can think out of the box and problem solve
- Know what it means to work in partnership with clinician, patients and whanau/family
Are you a qualified Occupational therapist who is able to practise in New Zealand who would embrace an exciting opportunity in a beautiful province with fantastic work life balance?
Do you share in our vision, our values and will ensure our patients feel supported and cared for throughout their journey with us?
We would love to hear from you! - Join us!
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Applications Close ( Thursday, 13/04/2023)
Ma tini, ma mano, ka rapa te whai
By joining together, we will succeed
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
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