Charge Anaesthetic Technician
- Permanent, 1.0 FTE (80 hours per fortnight)
- Put your clinical and people management skills to the test
- Don’t let the opportunity for career development pass you by!
Are you a skilled Anaesthetic Technician who’s seeking a new career challenge or a change of pace in your day-to-day life? Here at the Southern District Health Board we have everything you need and more on offer with our Charge Anaesthetic Technician vacancy, all you have to do is come on over!
We have a rare leadership opportunity within the Perioperative team for an experienced and ambitious Anaesthetic Technician to join our team in a Charge Technician role.
Our team of Anaesthetic Technicians are truly dedicated to their craft, working hard to ensure the best possible care and support is provided for the patient, their families and the team they are working alongside. We value those who can balance professionalism and light-heartedness, communicate effectively and appreciate the importance of the team-based dynamic. If these values resonate with you, you’ll fit right in.
About the opportunity
As a Charge Anaesthetic Technician you will be responsible for providing leadership and direction to our team of Anaesthetic Technicians while making a valued contribution towards the safe delivery of anaesthesia and the Perioperative patient experience. There will be an on call component to the Senior technician role.
We offer a dynamic and varied work environment across the board, with the opportunity to work in multidisciplinary teams servicing a vast geographical service delivery area with a diverse patient population. No two days are ever the same here, and with our service operating on a 24/7 basis with on-call rostering, you will certainly be kept on your toes! It goes without saying that an opportunity such as this lends itself to enhancing professional development and a well-rounded skill set.
To be considered for this position you be registered with the Medical Sciences Council of New Zealand and hold a current annual practising certificate under a scope of practice as Anaesthetic Technician. You must be able to demonstrate your high standard of clinical expertise and your ability to lead, develop, motivate and mentor a team of professional staff. Our expectation is for the successful applicant to have a minimum of 5 years recent clinical experience in a similar or senior Anaesthetic Technician position.
Location, location, location!
Invercargill gives you everything you’d want from a city hospital, with a modern work environment, interesting work and a range of specialties, but there’s a small hospital with collegial feel to it. You’ll be on first-name terms with all the staff, including the doctors.
Invercargill is a lovely city for families, with affordable housing and excellent education and adventure opportunities. Surrounded by beautiful scenery many of New Zealand’s major tourist destinations, (ski fields, national parks, vineyards) and hidden treasures are on Southlands doorstep. Life is easy without a major commute. And you’ll get free onsite parking. Check out: https://southlandnz.com/invercargill
If all that sounds good, there’s no better time – or place – to make the next move in your career. You’ll get a warm Southern welcome, and we might be biased, but we reckon there’s no better place in New Zealand!
Closing Date: OPEN
Please note that we may begin shortlisting as we receive applications and could withdraw the advertising at any time.
For further information please contact Jeanie Winter, Recruitment Advisor – Surgical Services & Radiology Directorate, Phone: (03) 470 9571 or Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Children’s Act 2014
Due to this position having contact with children and the SDHB’s commitment to child protection, you will be subject to ‘safety checks’ under the Children’s Act at the time of hire and thereafter as per the relevant legislation.
Pre-Employment Occupational Health Assessment
In the interests of protecting our people and our patients, all appointments will be subject to an Occupational Health Assessment to confirm suitability and fitness to work in the role you are being considered for.