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Position Title: Health Care Assistant – Urology & Breast Care
Location: Otago
FTE (Hours): 1.0 FTE
Date Posted: 02/10/2019
Application Closing Date: 14/10/2019 11PM
Job #: 059578
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Health Care Assistant - Urology & Breast Care

Dunedin Hospital


Are you looking for a new challenge or change in career? This role is the ideal way for you to kick start your career in health, and we are inviting applications for a Health Care Assistant to join our team on a permanent full time basis, predominately in urology outpatients but with elements of breast care. 

Whether you are looking to diversify your existing skillset or take on a new challenge in your career, this is an opportunity to showcase and develop your skills in a rewarding, dynamic environment while contributing to the provision of top level care at Dunedin Hospital.


About the Role

This role will see you assisting our multidisciplinary team with patient cares to ensure efficient and effective functioning for patients and staff within the urology and breast care service. You will be well organised, have a friendly attitude and be natural and easy communicator, who is calm and patient. You will be responsible for:

  • Supporting our nurses and other members of the health care team
  • Patient supervision and/or movement
  • Chaperoning medical staff in clinics
  • Stock reconciliation
  • Note preparation for clinics


About You

We are particularly interested in hearing from applicants who are dynamic, friendly and demonstrate a high level of initiative who wish to join a service that is supportive, friendly, committed to high standards of practice and supports on-going professional development. You will be well organised, have a friendly attitude and excellent communication skills are essential.


About the Southern District

The Southern district offers the benefits of excellent amenities, first class primary through to tertiary education, affordable housing and outstanding recreational opportunities.  Whether it is surfing, kayaking or sailing; skiing, hunting or fishing; theatre, live-music or art – there’s literally something for everyone.  Check out for what the region and we can offer you and your whanau.

If you enjoy the idea of gaining valuable experience within a health setting and really making a difference, we would love to hear from you, apply today!


Closing Date: Monday 14 October 2019

For further information please contact Jeanie Winter, Recruitment Advisor – Surgical Services & Radiology Directorate Phone: (03) 470 9571 or Email:

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