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Health Care Assistant, Emergency Department (VID: 6538)

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Location: Palmerston North Hospital
Service: Emergency - Emergency
Position Type: Support Services
Appointment Type: Permanent/Negotiable
Close Date: 10/04/2023
​As applications are received they will be reviewed and shortlisting may take place earlier than the advertised closing date.
MidCentral requires ALL its employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (including the first booster vaccination). We will not accept applications that do not meet this criteria.
MidCentral actively seeks Māori into our workforce to reflect the community we serve. We strive to be a place where people love to work and learn. We aim to develop a diverse team that reflects the communities that we serve and we welcome people of all ethnicities, genders, sexual orientations, religious and political beliefs, socio-economic situations and accessibility needs.


The Emergency Department at Palmerston North Hospital, MidCentral is looking for dedicated, compassionate people who are passionate about making a difference.
These are fixed term roles for six months and there are a variety of hours available, working rostered, rotating shifts.
The role of the HCA is to assist Regulated Clinical Health Professionals in providing care which is safe, economic and of the highest quality possible and to provide a high standard of environmental cleanliness and to assist with non-nursing duties associated with patient care.
If you can work with a wide range of people, have a strongly developed customer focus, are highly organized and have a professional presentation, then come and join our friendly, dynamic team.
You don’t need to have any qualifications and full training will be given for successful applicant/s.

​​​​​​​​​​​MidCentral 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 Childrens 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 Childrens Act 2014 is available from the Ministry for Children (Oranga Tamariki) website.

Te Pae Hauora o Ruahine o Tararua MidCentral (MidCentral) is part of Te Whatu Ora, Health New Zealand and provides healthcare services to over 180,000 people across the Manawatū, Horowhenua and Tararua regions. With a large hospital campus in Palmerston North, it also provides key health care and support services to neighbouring communities.


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

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