Qualified Anaesthetic Technician / ODP

  • Multiple permanent, full-time or part-time or casual opportunities with one of the most experienced Anaesthetic teams in the region!
  • An opportunity to grow and develop your skillset and work to the full scope of practice
  • Registration with the New Zealand Medical Science Council with a current practicing certificate (or ability to obtain) is essential.
  • Competitive relocation package.

Our Anaesthetic Team is on the search for experienced Qualified Anaesthetic Technicians / ODP’s to join us in our mission of providing quality health care services to our tāngata whaiora. As an accredited training hospital with an acute hospital status, a career with us means you’ll be involved in the training of Anaesthetic Technicians and you will have the opportunity to work to the full scope of practice and be exposed to a wide variety of cases including acute and trauma.

Based in a caring and supportive team, this is a 24/7 service and so you will need to have flexibility to work a full rotating roster across numerous sites including Christchurch Hospital (Public, Women’s and Waipapa)and Burwood Hospital.

The Role: Where you fit in

In this role, you will be responsible for:

  • Provide professional, technical and clinical assistance to Anaesthetists;
  • Provide safe administration of anaesthesia to patients;
  • Anticipate problems and exceptional patient care;
  • Co-ordinate documentation to ensure the patient receives effective care;
  • Mentoring trainee Anaesthetic Technicians.

You must have:

  • A recognised qualification within New Zealand or international equivalent;
  • Registration with the Medical Sciences Council or eligibility to obtain;
  • A minimum of 2 years’ experience is preferable but not essential.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Motivated to embrace challenges and change.

Please follow this link to find out more about the MSCNZ registration process for an overseas qualified Anaesthetic Technician: https://www.mscouncil.org.nz/ 

Te Whatu Ora, Waitaha can provide the successful applicants with: 

  • Reimbursement of Registration with MSCNZ and APC fees
  • Contribution towards relocation costs

Our Culture

  • Care and respect for others. Manaaki me te whakaute i te tangata.
  • Integrity in all we do. Hāpai i ā mātou mahi katoa i runga i te pono.
  • Responsibility for outcomes. Te Takohanga i ngā hua.

Ngā hua | Benefits of working at Te Whatu Ora [Health New Zealand]

When you work at the Te Whatu Ora, you are part of a wider whānau that will support you along your journey. We offer great coaching, mentoring and learning outcomes for all staff. We are always improving our facilities across all campuses and have amazing discounts from select retailers, restaurants and business.

Tono ināianei | Apply Now

Only applications submitted via our career site will be accepted, therefore apply directly on our career site hereContact Jenny Bailey, Recruitment Partner Jenny.Bailey@cdhb.health.nz for additional information.

We have a range of clinical and non-clinical roles at Health New Zealand, there could be a place for you!

Please visit our careers website for other roles and find your ideal fit within Health New Zealand.

The Future of the Health Industry

The role that you are applying for is one that may only be performed by a person who has been vaccinated against Covid-19.  It is therefore a condition of this application that you are vaccinated against Covid-19. As a person working in the health and disability sector you will come into contact with a large number of people, some of whom may be vulnerable.  Without a vaccine, there is the risk that you may contract Covid-19.  The requirement to be vaccinated is to keep you safe and also to endeavour to protect others against the potential transmission of Covid-19 as a result of you contracting it in the course of your employment.

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Permanent, Permanent/Full Time, Permanent/Part Time, Casual

Job no: 111167R3

Location: Christchurch

Closing Date: Apply Now!