Occupational Therapist - Rapid Response Team, Timaru

Last update 2024-05-26
Expires 2024-06-26
ID #2040824511
Occupational Therapist - Rapid Response Team, Timaru
New Zealand, Canterbury, Timaru,
Modified February 22, 2024


Occupational Therapist

Rapid Response Te Whatu Ora South Canterbury

Fixed Term Part Full time for 2 years

1 FTEavailable

Shifts are rostered Monday to Friday

Life is a collection of small moments : meaningfulmoments, challenging moments, moments to remember. At Te Whatu Ora South Canterbury, we want to support our people to enjoy more of the moments thatmatter. Are you ready to join us?

Right now, we’re looking for an Occupational Therapist with community experience to join the Primary Health Partnership, Rapid Response team.

Thisservice provides a multidisciplinary approach to patient care and isfocused on, hospital avoidance, early supportive discharge (from hospital) andnon-acute rehabilitation in a homecare setting

The Occupational Therapist(s) in this team work collaboratively with the Emergency Department, General Practice, Residential Aged Care and are part of a team that includes, Registered Nurses, Physiotherapists and the Health Care Assistants work underthe delegation of the Healthcare professionals.

This role will suitsomeone who is able to work with a wide group of healthcare professionals, havethe ability to practice independently and use prior expertise to ensure patientand client centered care enabling them to maximize independence.

To be eligible for this role, New Zealand Registration and a current Annual Practising Certificate is requiredalong with a current full driver license.

Other requirements for success inthis role includes :

Previous community experience and / or apassion for providing care that supports people in their own homes

Ability to prioritise workload, superviseand delegate to care staff

Delivery of a safe and effective patient focused service

Have the ability to work with patients and their whanau andfamily

Have a personal commitment to professional nursing developmentand continuous quality improvement.

Why choose Te Whatu Ora - South Canterbury?

At Te Whatu Ora South Canterbury,integrity, collaboration, accountability, respect and excellence are at theheart of everything we do.

We are a proudly diverse team, as we know a diverseand inclusive workforce achieves the best outcomes for our patients andcommunities.

If you share in these core values and bring them into every aspectof your patient care, we can’t wait for you to join us.

Apply now - this moment is yours!


Job details:

Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Monthly
Occupation: Occupational therapist - rapid response team

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