Whakatāne DHB

Whakatāne

22/02/22 Hand Therapist - Occupational Therapist/Physiotherapist Come and work with the hand therapy team in the Bay of Plenty!

If you are a motivated, enthusiastic Physiotherapist or Occupational Therapist, with hand therapy experience, we would like to hear from you.

The hand therapy service offers a variety of work including the treatment of both ACC and DHB patients. The clinical caseload includes the treatment of non-surgical and surgical cases (both traumatic and elective). In addition, referrals are also received from the community, GPs and rheumatology services.

This role will be primarily based in Whakatāne however there may be the need to work in other Bay of Plenty District Health Board (BOPDHB) locations at times.  This is a 0.5FTE Permanent position.

You will be working in a sole position and will also be working with a team of fully registered Hand Therapists across the Bay of Plenty.

The Bay of Plenty District Health Board has an innovative culture where staff share the principles of Compassion, All-One-Team, Responsive and Excellence in their daily work. The successful applicant will have to provide evidence they are compassionate, team spirited, responsive to needs and with an attitude of always striving for excellence.

The BOPDHB are committed to improving Māori health outcomes and achieving health equity for Māori through Te Tiriti o Waitangi obligations. It is essential you demonstrate an awareness of Māori indigenous rights and current issues in relation to health and health equity.

Following the update to COVID-19 Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Order 2021, to be employed with Bay of Plenty DHB you will be required to be fully vaccinated as a health care worker.  Evidence of your vaccination status will be required at offer stage.  If you do not meet this criteria, we are unable to progress your application.

All applications are to be made online.

Job Details

Reference 005001179
Location Whakatane
Work Type Permanent Part Time
FTE 0.5
Closing Date 14/03/2022
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