Waitaki District Health Services


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Oamaru Hospital are seeking a full time Physiotherapist (part time may be considered), predominantly working in our mixed inpatient ward covering both medical and rehab patients.


Ideally seeking a physio with 2 years experience, with at least 1 year on a ward. New graduates may be considered.

Ideally the successful applicant will start as soon as possible.


Oamaru Hospital is a rural hospital providing services to the community and out-lying areas. Oamaru is the start/end of the Alps to Ocean cycle trail and has great cafes, restaurants and shops especially in the area of the Victorian Precinct. Oamaru is a scenic one hour drive away from Dunedin, Lake Aviemore and Lake Benmore.


The Physiotherapy department provides services to the inpatient ward, outpatients, community AT&R (assessment, treatment and rehabilitation) and pulmonary rehabilitation. There is an excellent opportunity to treat a range of conditions both acute and chronic within these areas.


The successful applicant will enjoy working in a supportive and friendly multidisciplinary team where CPD is actively supported.


Applicants must hold a current New Zealand Annual Practising Certificate.


Any enquiries or applications (including a CV and cover letter) to Claire Thorby:

Email:  claire.thorby@southerndhb.govt.nz

or telephone 03 433 0290 extn 9024 for more information.

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