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Occupational Therapist / Kaiwhakaora Ngangahau - Inpatient (Ortho/Surgical)
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Location: Hutt Valley Hospital
Service: Occupational Therapy
Contract: Permanent, Full Time
Salary: As per MECA
Kōrero mō te tūranga – About the role
A position ideal for someone who enjoys teaching and mentoring, with a varied clinical caseload is available within our service.
We are looking for an Occupational Therapist with between minimum 4 years’ clinical experience. In this role you will clinically cover surgical wards that include orthopaedics, plastics and general surgery as well as providing an OT service to children’s wards. You will also mentor and supervise our rotational OT in these areas.
You will have good access to peer support, clinical and professional supervision. Training is also available internally and externally, to help you continue to build skills and knowledge to provide excellent patient care.
Mō tō mātou rōpū – About our team
The Occupational Therapy service see patients/clients within the hospital or based in the community. Services are based in ED/APU, the acute wards, the rehabilitation wards and specialist outpatients.
You will be part of a highly skilled and supportive team. We offer professional supervision, a comprehensive orientation programme and ongoing professional development.
Moū – About you
In this role you must have excellent communication and interpersonal skills. You will have the ability to prioritise, to work under pressure and to manage your time effectively. You will need to have skills in teaching and mentoring.
Skills & Experience
•Registration and current APC with Occupational Therapy Board NZ
•At least 4 years clinical experience in relevant inpatient setting
•Experience with supervising and mentoring staff
•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
•Involvement in service development
•Current drivers licence
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.
To find out more about us click on the following links:
Mental Health, Addiction and Intellectual Disability Service
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 firstname.lastname@example.org and indicate the job title and vacancy number (2116279-22).
Your safety and that of our patients is important to us. It is our expectation that you will be fully vaccinated against COVID 19, having received two doses of an approved COVID 19 vaccination.
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