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Qualified Anaesthetic Technician (VID: 6613)

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Location: Palmerston North Hospital
Service: Anaesthetics - Anaesthetics
Position Type: Allied Health
Appointment Type: Permanent/Negotiable
Close Date: 18/06/2023
About us
Te Whatu Ora, Health New Zealand Te Pae Hauora o Ruahine o Tararua MidCentral (MidCentral) provides healthcare services to over 180,000 people across the Manawatū, Horowhenua and Tararua regions. With a large hospital campus at Palmerston North, it also provides key health care and support services to neighbouring communities.
About the role:
We are looking for energetic and motivated team members who have a passion for delivering quality patient care and value the importance of a team-based dynamic. We have a number of different opportunities available due to expansion within our hospital. You will be offered lots of variety and no two days are the same. 
We are on the hunt for Anaesthetic Technician’s to join our team. You will be an integral part of the team who makes a valuable contribution towards the safe delivery of Anaesthesia for a wide range of procedures.
These positions can be full time, part time or even fixed term whilst working rotating rostered shifts. We are happy to discuss options as we understand the importance of work/life balance and flexibility.
Take a look to see what our team have to say about working here! MidCentral's Anaesthetic Technician Team Recruitment - YouTube
About you – You will have:
  • Registration as an Anaesthetic Technician  with the Medical Science Council of New Zealand
  • Current Practicing Certificate
  • Demonstrate an ability to practice in a culturally safe manner
What's in it for you?
       A great learning environment where you will continue to grow and be challenged
       Fantastic culture and team environment
       Comprehensive orientation
       Onsite professional development sessions and opportunities for career development (Expanded practice)
       Discounted services as part of our work perks
       As an accredited academic provider you will support  student clinical placements
Relocation Support:
If you are successful in your job application, we can provide you with suitable relocation assistance (Terms & Conditions apply).
Immigration/Visa Support:
Immigration NZ has introduced a new Accredited Employer Work Visa system from 4 July 2022 that includes a simplified residency process for health workers on the new “Green List” of occupations – and this position is one of those designated critical positions! For successful candidates offered a position with us who require a Work Visa, we will provide support with their Visa application. Here are the links to two key pages of NZ Immigration's official site for more information: Immigration NZ Accredited Employer Work Visa and Immigration NZ Green List Occupations.
How to apply
Click apply now - Don’t delay applying if you think you’re the right fit to join the MidCentral team!
As applications are received they will be reviewed and shortlisting may take place earlier than the advertised closing date. 
We require all our employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 with an approved vaccine, including have had one booster vaccination. We are not accepting applications that do not meet this criteria.

 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.

​For more information about living and working with us, visit Living in MidCentral — Careers at Te Whatu Ora MidCentral (
For further information regarding this position please contact: Karen Bennett: Professional Leader/Educator, phone + 64 6 350-8500.

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