Health Care Assistant

Last update 2023-12-01
Expires 2024-01-01
ID #1930810154
Health Care Assistant
New Zealand, Wellington, Wellington,
Modified November 20, 2023


Are you an excellent communicator with good patient relationship skills?Have you got experience in a health care setting with an interest in youth health?Do you have proven organisational skills with the ability to prioritise and multi-task? Mo Te Herenga Waka - About Our University is a global-civic university with our marae at our heart. This iho draws off our heritage and is further defined by our turangawaewae, in particular Wellington, Aotearoa, and the Asia-Pacific, all of which are expressed in our position as Aotearoa New Zealand's globally ranked capital city university.Our core ethical values are respect, responsibility, fairness, integrity, and empathy. These core ethical values are demonstrated in our commitment to sustainability, wellbeing, inclusivity, equity, diversity, collegiality, and openness. With, and as, tangata whenua, we value Te Tiriti o Waitangi, rangatiratanga, manaakitanga, kaitiakitanga, whai matauranga, whanaungatanga, and akoranga.Korero mo te turanga - About the roleTe Herenga Waka - Victoria University of Wellington is currently recruiting an experienced Health Care Assistant to join our clinical team. This role is working with our team of nurses, general practitioners and support staff providing clinical administration support, contributing to the smooth daily operation of the clinic. You will also work closely with Student Counselling and other student support teams. Key Responsibilities: Assisting with clinics, acting as a chaperone, completing ECG's.Manage the cleaning, autoclaving, storage and regular maintenance of surgical equipment to comply with the appropriate standards set out in the RNZCGP Cornerstone accreditation process.Ensure all healthcare areas are tidy, clean and have adequate supplies of linen; manage consumable stock levels coordinating the ordering of these supplies in conjunction with the Clinical Lead Nursing.Demonstrate professional accountability by maintaining clear, concise, accurate and timely documentation in the PMS.Provide clinical administrative support in conjunction with the Nursing Team to facilitate and contribute to an external focus on student wellbeing and health promotion, being available to participate in health promotion and wellbeing activities for students.Demonstrate an ability to work both independently and in collaboration with other health professionals assessing client's progress towards expected outcomes to ensure continuity of patient care in a variety of settings. O pumanawa - About youIdeally, you will have the following: Experience in a health care setting with an interest in youth health.Excellent time management skills.An ability to work independently with confidence.An ability to multi-task and prioritise workload.Experience using practice management software (Indici) an advantage.Previous experience with sterilising and infection control procedure preferred. Etahi korero hai awhina i a koe - Why you should join our teamWe offer excellent working conditions where professional development opportunities are actively encouraged and paid for. There may be opportunity to expand scope of the role depending on candidate experience.We provide wide-ranging MDT primary health care to the University student community of 22,000. We belong to Compass Primary Healthcare Network and around 9,000 of our students are enrolled patients. We also work with a diverse group of 2,500 international students. Never a dull moment in this vibrant community. This role requires safety checking through the police vetting system under the Vulnerable Children Act 2014. Role Description

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Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Monthly
Occupation: Health care assistant

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