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Care Assistant-Gastro (VID: 4805)

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Location: Palmerston North Hospital
Position Type: Support Services
Appointment Type: Permanent/Fulltime
Close Date: 21/04/2019

Are you looking for a full-time position with a variety of duties on a day to day basis?  Then this position may be for you.

Should you be the person we are looking for, you will be joining a fun, hardworking and supportive team. We thrive on people who have a positive outlook, are caring, and have a sense of humour.

Your prime role would be working in the Gastroenterology Department, assisting clinical staff in preparing patient’s for procedures, and assisting with their discharge. You will become actively involved in a broad range of duties including some clerical work connected with patient administration and ordering of equipment.

The successful applicant will be active, enthusiastic and be able to demonstrate good communication skills and basic computer knowledge.
The position is 40 hours rostered shifts per week Monday to Friday. Hours vary a little depending on any schedule changes so flexibility would be needed.
If you are conscientious, motivated and enjoy working within a team then we encourage you to apply for this position.

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. To find out more information about the Vulnerable Children Act 2014 click here

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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