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Anaesthetic Technicians/Operating Department Practitioners

  • Role Anaesthetic Technician
  • Location Canterbury, New Zealand
  • Date PostedApril 15, 2024

Sector : Technical Health Services

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Prospero Health & Social Care NZ feel incredibly privileged to be working with an ever-increasing portfolio of healthcare providers across Aotearoa, New Zealand.

Excitingly, we have a number of fabulous opportunities for Anaesthetic Technicians/Operating Department Practitioners, who are looking to advance their careers and build on their current skillsets in New Zealand. 

The role/s & responsibilities: 

As an AT or ODP, you will play a crucial role in supporting theatre staff during surgeries, ensuring patient comfort and safety.

This will include:

  • Preparing and maintaining anaesthetic equipment and machines.
  • Assisting anaesthesiologists in administering anaesthesia to patients.
  • Monitoring patients’ vital signs and responses during surgeries.
  • Troubleshooting and resolving any technical issues with the equipment.
  • Collaborating with the surgical team to ensure a smooth and successful operation.
  • Assisting with patient transportation to and from the operating room.
  • Ensuring compliance with safety and infection control protocols.

To be considered you will: 

  • Hold relevant qualifications as an AT or ODP.
  • Have proven English Language Proficiency/Sufficient IELTs band score (in alignment with MSC Requirements)
  • Eligibility for registration with the Medical Sciences Council of New Zealand (MSC).
  • Excellent communication skills and attention to detail.

In return you will:

  • Receive competitive salary packages and relocation support.
  • Have exposure to exciting opportunities for professional growth.
  • Have access to state-of-the-art healthcare facilities.
  • Enjoy work-life balance in a stunning landscape with a vibrant culture.

What next?:

If you are ready to embark on a rewarding career as an Anaesthetic Technician/Operating Department Practitioner, we would love to hear from you!

Job Details

  • Location Canterbury, New Zealand
  • PositionAnaesthetic Technicians/Operating Department Practitioners
  • Type of work Technical Health Services
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