Location: Hutt Hospital
Contract: Fixed term - 0.5 FTE, starting April 2021
ABOUT THE SERVICE
The Hand Therapy service provides assessment and treatment to clients referred to Hutt Valley DHB under Ministry of Health and ACC contracts. Treatment may be provided in an outpatient setting, specialist outpatient hand clinics or on the inpatient wards as required.
ABOUT THE ROLE
are looking for an experienced, registered Hand Therapist. This is an
opportunity to be a part of a great team of hand therapists working
closely with the Wellington Regional Plastics, Maxillofacial and Burns
Unit, Orthopaedics and Rheumatology. You will be working in an
outpatient setting and oversee a varied caseload including acute trauma,
post-surgical intervention and Ministry of Health clients, providing
comprehensive assessment, treatment and rehabilitation service to
clients referred with upper limb conditions.
This is an Advanced Clinical role. You will be required to:
A physiotherapy role description has been uploaded but please contact us for the OT role description
This is a fixed term position, 0.5 FTE, 20 hours per week, to cover parental leave starting early April 2021.
SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE
You will need to be registered with the Physiotherapy Board NZ or Occupational Therapy Board NZ and have a current Annual Practicing Certificate (APC). You will also need to be registered member of Hand Therapy NZ.
We offer a supportive workplace culture with a commitment to your on-going professional development. This includes; a comprehensive orientation programme, training and study opportunities, and peer support.
Staff benefits include our newly developed staff 'Wellness Program', discounts
from many companies throughout the region, and use of our onsite gym.
HOW TO APPLY
Please complete an online HVDHB application form by clicking the 'Apply Now' button. You can also apply and see a copy of the job description through our careers website: huttvalleydhb.org.nz. Please note: For tracking and evaluation purposes, all applications must be submitted via our on-line process.For further information on this role, please email our Recruitment Team and indicate the vacancy number 113968-20 and job title in the subject line.