Anaesthetic Technician

  • Offered by: Health New Zealand Te Whatu Ora
  • Location: Aotearoa, New Zealand
  • Salary: In New Zealand, the salary and benefits of some roles are determined by collective agreements between unions and employers.
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Making a difference – it’s what you do. But what about what you need?

Like more space, and more to do on your days off – or less. You’ve got nature at your fingertips, a team you can count on and a warm welcome. We’ve got it all covered at Te Whatu Ora – Health New Zealand.

Discover an Anaesthetic Technician/ODP career in Aotearoa, New Zealand:

We’re looking to fill multiple roles nationwide and are offering you the unique opportunity to make a difference, somewhere different. Aotearoa, New Zealand offers a broad range of opportunities for Operating Department Practitioners in a range of environments from fast-paced metropolitan centres to community-focused healthcare in urban, rural and remote settings.

You’ll receive the standard entitlements given to workers in New Zealand, including 10 days of sick leave per year, and four weeks of annual leave – as well as additional benefits such as support to achieve an expanded scope of practice.

There are two existing expanded Scopes of Practice for Anaesthetic Technicians, namely Post-Anaesthetic Care, and Peripherally Inserted Central Catheters. ATs may practice in these areas on the completion of an accredited training pathway and the approval of the Medical Sciences Council.

Anaesthetic Technicians need to be able to gain registration with the Medical Sciences Council of New Zealand and have a current Annual Practicing Certificate to work here.

Who we are at Te Whatu Ora – Health New Zealand:

Te Whatu Ora – Health New Zealand is the Government organisation that provides publicly funded universal health care to 5 million Kiwis. We manage all health services provided in New Zealand, including hospital and specialist services, and primary and community care.

We recruit across 20 unique districts within the country, developing and implementing plans based on local needs to improve the health and well-being of our communities.

We are dedicated to building a team that thrives on diversity and inclusion, welcoming individuals from all walks of life and backgrounds. Our commitment is to both representing and ensuring that every voice is heard, and valued, and contributes to our dynamic and inclusive culture.

About the Opportunity:

We’re looking to fill multiple roles across New Zealand. We have roles available to suit everyone, including flexible working, full-time, part-time and casual opportunities. Whether you want to spend more time at the beach or dedicate some time to further studies, we have a position that will work best for you.

Helping you make the move:

Anaesthetic Technicians (ODPs) are on Tier 1 of New Zealand’s Green List which means you are eligible for the Straight to Residence Visa and can apply for New Zealand residency before you arrive, provided you have a job offer from us.

Our Candidate Support Team provides one-to-one personalised support throughout your journey to your new home in Aotearoa, New Zealand. This includes matching you with a district that best suits your lifestyle and career aspirations, as well as help with visas and immigration, relocation, and settlement support.

Join us in paradise – apply now!

If you’re ready to be part of an innovative, progressive and passionate team whilst exploring all that our country has to offer – we have the role for you – providing you with the best of both worlds.

It’s never been easier to start a new adventure – and we have a team to help you every step of the way.

Come on over to Aotearoa, New Zealand, and make a difference, somewhere different.