Hawke's Bay

Allied Health Professional Physiotherapist

Full time

Ehara taku toa i te toa takitahi. Engari, he toa takitini.

Success is not the work of one, but the work of many.

Experienced Registered Physiotherapist with acute ward experience.

Full-time permanent - 80 hours per fortnight

We have a position available for a New Zealand Registered Physiotherapist. This is a replacement role, helping to lead physiotherapy on a day to day basis across acute wards - medical and surgical.

You will be working as part of a motivated and skilled senior PT group supporting the Allied Health leadership. You will add to the established team, provide leadership for junior staff and students, as well as having a clinical case load of your own.

The HBDHB values the role of physiotherapy and supports physiotherapists to undertake further professional development. including up to masters level programmes.

We would love to hear from you if you have the following:

  • Degree in Physiotherapy
  • New Zealand Physiotherapy Board annual practicing certificate
  • Significant acute ward experience
  • Some leadership experience

You will need to be passionate about working with acutely unwell patients, and have excellent technical knowledge and communication skills to work with patients and whanau during times of trauma. Your model of physiotherapy needs to be strongly relationship based. You will need to be confident in your skills and able to problem solve on the go.

The HBDHB employs almost 30 Physiotherapists who work across the continuum of care and in various settings - emergency department, ICU and acute wards, rehabilitation ward, outpatient, community and primary care settings. They provide a range of services including assessment, treatment and education. Physiotherapists enable individual patients to lead their own care by providing knowledge and evidence based therapy.

The following HBDHB values naturally align with core principles of Physiotherapy:

  • Tauwhiro (delivering high quality care to patients and consumers)
  • Raranga te tira (working together in partnership across the community)
  • He kauanuanu (showing respect for each other, our staff, patients and consumers)
  • Akina (continuously improving everything we do)

For further information please contact Dawn Birrell, Team Leader and Professional Leader Physiotherapy on 06 878 8109, x 2532 or email Dawn.Birrell@hbdhb.govt.nz

Job Closes: 11:00 PM, 23 September 2019

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