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.
MidCentral is looking for an experienced physiotherapist to work in Services for Treatment, Assessment and Rehabilitation (STAR) Ward at the Palmerston North Hospital.
This is a permanent, part time position of 28 hours a week.
The STAR Ward is an inpatient rehabilitation ward for people aged 16 years and older. It has a varied caseload from reconditioning the Elderly to rehabilitating adults post stroke, amputations, trauma other neurological conditions. You will be part of a multidisciplinary team consisting of geriatricians, occupational therapists, physiotherapists, social workers, speech-language therapists, clinical psychologist, NASC, nurses and physiotherapy assistants.
We are looking for a physiotherapist who has a broad range of knowledge and experience, is patient and whanau centred, enjoys teamwork, has good time management and advocacy skills. You would also need to be an excellent communicator both written and oral.
Five years experience is preferable but not essential. A current APC is essential.
Come and join us
Employing over 2500 people, MidCentral offers a supportive work environment that accepts and values all employees. We actively seek Māori kaimahi into our workforce and provide an environment which delivers our commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion.
MidCentral region offers an excellent lifestyle for families with scenic spots for hiking and mountain-biking, great schools and tertiary institutions. With the mountains, city and sea at your doorstep, you’ll get to taste the best of both worlds – the perfect blend of rural and city living.
• An encouraging learning environment where you will continue to grow and be challenged
• A professional and supportive culture and team setting
• Fulfilling and challenging work with great lifestyle options
• Tailored wellness programmes