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Physiotherapists, Inpatient Cardiothoracic (40 hours and 20 hours per week positions)

New Zealand, NZ




We have agreat opportunity for you to work in the largest DHB in New Zealand. Working atAuckland District Health Board ensures you can have an amazing physiotherapycareer as well a great work-life balance. If you like to have the choice of anoutdoor lifestyle and cosmopolitan living, ADHB is the place for you. Withclose access to mountain biking parks, surf beaches and award winning restaurants,when working for ADHB you can have it all!

Do you want to: 
  • Work in a social, passionate anddynamic physiotherapy team?
  • Have the opportunity to work in thenational centre for heart and lung transplant?
  • Be supported to progress your professionalgrowth with access to clinical supervision, mentorship, a comprehensivein-service training programme and funded CPD activities?
If so, this job could be for you!

Whenone of our physiotherapists was asked why she works at ADHB, here’s what shehad to say: “Moving from overseas to work here at ADHB was the best move I'veever made! The physiotherapy team and wider MDT are amazing. I've been givenendless opportunities to go on courses and further my career development. Bestof all, I've made some great friends. We go out to dinner, bowling, kayakingtrips, weekends away and of course...lots of shared lunches!!”


There are three otherphysiotherapists in this team that work across the Cardiothoracic SurgicalUnit, including the Intensive Care Unit. You can expect to treat patients whohave undergone cardiac and pulmonary surgeries including Coronary Artery BypassGrafts, valve replacements, lobectomy or pneumonectomy as well as heart andlung transplants. The treatment for these patients can include earlymobilisation in ICU, management of respiratory complications and post-operativeadvice and education. You will work alongside Allied Health colleaguesusing an interdisciplinary model to deliver high quality, effective servicesfor this patient population.

We are looking for a part time physiotherapist to join our dedicated andwelcoming team. As a service, we are passionate about best practice andinnovation. Regardless of your experience, you will receive a thoroughorientation and be well supported in your role.


We look forward tohearing from you soon!


We are currently recruiting for two permanent positions. One works 40hours per week whereas the part-time position works 20 hours per week. Pleaseselect your preferred position in the application questions.


We are avalues based and inclusive organisation that is committed to deliver the besthealth outcomes for our total population. To do this we are working hard to develop a robust and capable workforcethat reflects the population we serve. We strongly encourage applicants fromall backgrounds with the necessary capability and who share our values to applyand would greatly value seeing more applicants from our Māori & Pacificcommunities. Our organisation values diversity, inclusivity and empathy, if youdo too, apply now and join us to make a positive difference and to “do yourlife’s best work at Auckland DHB”. 


If youneed any further information about this position, please contact DesireeMcCracken, Physiotherapy Clinical Lead at or SantoshParab, Recruitment Consultant at


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If youwant to join a team who is committed to deliver world-class healthcare anddrive for healthy communities, we would love to hear from you!


To submit your application, pleaseclick on the Applybutton below or visit our website and enter job number CEN03408. 

Applications close: midnight 25 October 2017.

AucklandDHB is committed to the application of the Vulnerable Children Act 2014 and itsintent to improve the safety of all children. This position is not a Children’sWorker as defined by the Act.


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