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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: 22/10/2023
Our Organisation
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
Come and join us

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.
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.
How to apply
To view the position description and/or apply for the role (by submitting your cover letter and CV), please click “APPLY NOW.”  For tracking and reporting purposes, all applications must be submitted through our online career portal.
For more information – Please contact Maree Loynes, Recruitment Specialist (Allied Health) on 0273841708 or Email

​We are looking to fill this position as soon as possible so may withdraw the advert if the perfect candidate is found before the expiry date.
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.
MidCentral actively seeks Māori into our workforce to reflect the community we serve.

Some positions are defined as a Core Children’s worker under the Children’s Act and require full safety checks completed before employment commences.



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