NEW ZEALAND - Various permanent, full-time or part-time opportunities for Qualified Anaesthetic Technicians / ODPs

Offered by Canterbury District Health Board

  • Job Sector: Qualified Anaesthetic Technicians / ODPs
  • Location: Canterbury Region - New Zealand
  • Salary:
  • Closing Date: 2nd August 2019
  • Various permanent, full-time or part-time opportunities
  • Registration with the New Zealand Medical Science Council with a current practicing certificate (or ability to obtain) is essential
  • A recognised qualification in New Zealand is essential

Our Purpose

When you work with the Canterbury District Health Board, you're part of something very special. We plan, fund and deliver health services to the almost 600,000 New Zealanders that live in the Canterbury region. Our primary goal is to put people at the heart of everything we do.

The Team

Our Anaesthetic Team is on the search for experienced Qualified Anaesthetic Technicians / ODPs to join us in our mission of providing quality health care services. We are an accredited training hospital. Due to our size and acute hospital status, a career with us means you'll be involved in training of Anaesthetic Technicians and exposed to a wide range of cases, including acutes and trauma.

We are a supportive and progressive department where there are a variety of opportunities for CPD, along with opportunities to be involved in research and audit.

We have multiple permanent, full time or part time opportunities for NZ Registered Anaesthetic Technicians / ODPs with a current practicing certificate to join our team!

The Role

In this role, you will be responsible for the following:

  • Proving skilled assistance to the Anaesthetists
  • Mentoring trainee Anaesthetic Technicians
  • The provision of exceptional patient care

This position is based in a large, friendly environment. It is a 24/7 service and so you will need to have the flexibility to work a full rotating roster across numerous sites including Christchurch Hospital (Public, Women's and Hagley), Burwood Hospital and Hillmorton Hospital.

Your skills will include the following:

  • A recognised qualification in New Zealand
  • Registration with the Medical Sciences Council with a current practicing certificate
  • A minimum of two years' experience is preferable

A good sense of humour is desirable in our department. You will need to be able to keep your cool when the pressure is on and not be afraid to go the extra mile. You will have a professional approach to your work and understand the importance of team work and supporting each other.

Please clearly indicate in your cover letter whether you are applying for full or part-time, and how many hours you can offer.

Our Culture: What matters to us

Ko Te Whatu Manawa Tangata

Putting people at the heart of all we do

Health is ultimately all about people. What's important around here is the way we care for and respect others, the responsibility taken for delivering outcomes, and going about our work with integrity.

Belonging Here

Being part of the Canterbury District Health Board, you will enjoy a fantastic benefits scheme, the opportunity for flexible working arrangements and ongoing focus on your career development.

If this role has sparked your interest but does not match your skills then please visit our careers website and have a look at our roles that better suit your expertise.

Apply for this position via our online application process. Please note, we only accept applications submitted online.

If you'd like more information about this position, please contact