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Anaesthetic Technician – Rotorua and Taupo

Rotorua & Taupo

An exciting opportunity has become available to work as an Anaesthetic Technician/ODP and join our passionate and multi-disciplinary team at Operating Theatre Suite in Rotorua/Taupo Hospitals.

Mō te tūranga / About the role

  • Primary responsibility is to check and maintain all anaesthetic equipment; prepare, set up and assist/support the Anaesthetist to ensure safe patient care throughout their operation.
  • Full or part time permanent role available or fixed term
  • Hours of work: shift work Monday to Sunday, with on-call work

Mō koe / About you

You should have

  • Conscientious and be highly motivated
  • Be a team player and come with a positive attitude and ability to speak up for patient safety.
  • Live the Lakes values of Manaakitangi, Integrity and Accountability
  • Current NZ practicing certificate with Medical Council of New Zealand for Anaesthetic technician or qualified ODP applying for NZ registration
  • NZ full driver’s license or working towards this

You would be

  • NZ Qualified Anaesthetic Technician with the Medical Council of New Zealand
  • Or qualified ODP applying for NZ registration
  • Previous experience in Anaesthetic Technician role

Awhe utu / Salary range
$70,842.00 – $100,446.00 (step 1 -7 Apex collective) pro-rated to hours worked.

If this sounds like you, apply online now via The selection process starts from the date of advertising.

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Te Whatu Ora Lakes provides healthcare from its two modern and progressive general hospitals in Rotorua and Taupo, New Zealand. The Lakes district is well known for its many outdoor recreational activities such as mountain biking, skiing, and fishing. Family friendly beaches are also an hour’s drive away. The Lakes district has a growing multi-cultural community and is becoming the lifestyle destination of choice. Working at Te Whatu Ora Lakes provides a great opportunity to balance an amazing lifestyle with a rewarding professional experience in an excellent and supportive work environment.

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