Anaesthetic Technician / ODP - Palmerston North

Job ID:20971
Title:Anaesthetic Technician / ODP - Palmerston North
Employment Type:Full time

Job Description

Are you a qualified Anaesthetic Technician/Operating Department Practitioner?


Do you dream of living and working in New Zealand and enjoying a great work-life balance?


One of New Zealand’s leading District Health Boards is looking for enthusiastic qualified Anaesthetic Technician’s / ODP’s to join their friendly team of technicians.

If you want to experience a unique lifestyle within a beautiful region of New Zealand, we are welcoming applications now.


The Role 


As part of a multidisciplinary team, you will provide anaesthetic care and assistance for adults, paediatrics and neonates in the theatre unit and deliver anaesthetic care and assistance in other areas as required I.E. Delivery Suite; Emergency Department; Dental Extraction Clinic; Dental services; Intensive Care and Diagnostic Imaging.


You will be responsible for the assessment of care needs and ensuring that high quality standards of patient care is given through evidence-based practice. The post holder will also assist in practice development and will be required to teach, support, develop and assess junior staff. You will also be able to take charge in the absence of senior staff.

Also on offer is a monthly education forum alongside anaesthetic colleagues and downtime for CPD activities.


A competitive remuneration package is being offered as well as a generous relocation package.


To apply, you will need:

  • A minimum of 2 years’ experience as a registered Anaesthetic Technician/ODP.
  • Applicants must be registered of eligible for registration with the Medical Sciences Council of New Zealand (MSC).
  • Commitment to maintaining and improving professional knowledge, skills, and competence in line with the (MSC)


How to apply:   

Simply click on the apply button and complete the short application form and upload a copy of your CV. We’ll be in touch with the next steps!  We look forward to hearing from you.


Please note that your application will not be submitted to the employer without your prior permission.    


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