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Health Care Assistant, Emergency Department (VID: 5039)

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Location: Palmerston North Hospital
Service: Emergency - Emergency
Position Type: Support Services
Appointment Type: Permanent/Part-time
Close Date: 24/11/2019
We are seeking enthusiastic and motivated Health Care Assistants to join the Emergency Department team.

We have two part-time positions working rostered rotating shifts.
To be considered you will need:
  • Experience working in an acute health setting
  • An ability to work with a wide range of people and promote equity goals
  • An understanding of direction & delegation
  • A strongly developed customer focus
  • An ability to be highly organised
  • Knowledge of Infection Control & Health & Safety
  • Professional behaviour and presentation

If you are looking for a challenge, have relevant experience and want an opportunity to work within a dynamic, friendly team, then this position could be for you.

​​​​​​​​​​​MidCentral District Health Board is committed to ensuring that children and young people are safe from abuse and harm. As part of our commitment to children and young people, and in line with the Vulnerable Children Act 2014, appointment to positions that involve regular or overnight contact with children will include worker safety checks. These checks are in addition to the requirement to have a satisfactory police clearance. Further information will be provided to shortlisted candidates. More information about the Vulnerable Children Act 2014 is available from the Ministry of Vulnerable Children website.

MidCentral District Health Board employs more than 2500 staff at Manawatu, Palmerston North, Tararua and Horowhenua and Otaki districts.
Palmerston North Hospital is a 350 bed secondary hospital, which services an urban population of 80,000 and a total population catchment of 168,000. In addition, the hospital is a teaching hospital, and is associated with both Auckland and Otago medical schools.
Palmerston North is a major university city and is at the hub of key routes to the central North Island ski fields, and river adventures. Wellington the capital city, is only a two hour journey by road, as are the wine growing regions of Hawke's Bay and Wairarapa.


For further information:
Human Resources
Private Bag 11036
Manawatu Mail Centre
Palmerston North 4442

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