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Position Title: Healthcare Assistant - Medical Assessment Unit
Location: Otago
FTE (Hours): Permanent 0.8 FTE
Date Posted: 13/07/2017
Application Closing Date: 24/07/2017 11PM
Job #: 054434

Healthcare Assistant – Medical Assessment Unit

Dunedin Hospital


  • Permanent x 2
  • 0.8 FTE (32 Hours Per Week)
  • Rotational Shifts – Monday - Sunday



The Medical Assessment Unit is a new unit that will be opening at Dunedin Hospital and is welcoming applications from experienced Healthcare Assistants. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a new and exciting unit. 


The medical Assessment Unit is closely linked to the Emergency Department and other front line services. The unit is designed to streamline the assessment and admission of non-critically ill medical patients and will accommodate them for up to 24 – 36 hours.


Staffed by dedicated internal medicine staff this is an exciting opportunity for you to help shape the future of this new Assessment unit.


As an experienced Healthcare Assistant you will have the ability to work in a fast paced environment and value working within a dynamic team. The department has a strong focus on customer service and it success will be reliant on your effective communications, flexibility and team working skills. 


We are particularly interested in hearing from applicants who are dynamic, friendly and demonstrate a high level of initiative and who wish to join a service that is supportive, friendly, committed to high standards of practice and supports on-going professional development.  We are interested in hearing from applicants who have the flexibility to pick up shifts at short notice.


Closing Date:  Monday 24th July 2017


For further information please contact Steven Adam, Recruitment Advisor – Medical Directorate, Phone (03) 470 9600 or


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