Operating Theatre Coordinator

Operating Theatre Co-ordinator

Timaru Hospital

Permanent, Full time, 80 Hours per fortnight, Weekday Office Hours

Life is a collection of small moments: meaningful moments, challenging moments, moments to remember. At Te Whatu Ora South Canterbury, we want to support our people to enjoy more of the moments that matter. Are you ready to join us?

Right now, we're looking for a Theatre Co-ordinator with lots of experience behind them to become part of the team here in Timaru. You will be supporting and overseeing a team committed to providing excellent peri-operative care. You'll enjoy the flexibility of a truly varied role where there is never a dull moment or a day that looks like another!

You will be responsible for the day-to-day co-ordination of the Operating Theatres, Recovery & Endoscopy suites. This will include maintaining the Theatre roster, managing resources, actively overseeing clinical practice, and ensuring multi-disciplinary team involvement in the peri-operative environment.

Ideally, you will have previous experience in a team coordinating role, or hold strong aspirations toward taking on a leadership role. We are looking for someone who has what it takes to effectively lead a team; including the ability to problem-solve, demonstrate sound professional judgement with excellent communication and rapport-building skills.  A post Graduate qualification or willingness to work towards this will be an advantage. Peri operative experience is essential for this role.

This is an opportunity for your next career move in a supportive learning culture

Why choose Te Whatu Ora - South Canterbury 

As one of the country’s smaller regions our people always have room to move and grow - you’ll get a wider exposure to specialties and enjoy the benefits of a flat structure: processes that run smoothly and a fun, friendly culture. With us, you’re more than just a number; you’re part of a team where everyone knows your name. You’ll be supported to thrive through our many professional development opportunities and have the chance to share your expertise as part of our graduate mentoring programme.

On top of all that, you’ll get to enjoy the fantastic Timaru lifestyle: between the beach and the mountains, work-life balance is truly achievable here.

At Te Whatu Ora South Canterbury, integrity, collaboration, accountability, respect and excellence are at the heart of everything we do. We are a proudly diverse team, as we know a diverse and inclusive workforce achieves the best outcomes for our patients and communities. If you share in these core values and bring them into every aspect of your patient care, we can’t wait for you to join us.

Apply now - this moment is yours!

Please apply for this vacancy online at https://scdhb.careercentre.net

We look forward to receiving your application directly via our Careers Site.

If you have any questions regarding this role please contact Human Resources by phoning 03 687-2230.

Applications will remain open and will close when a suitable applicant is found.

This role is being readvertised.


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Permanent/Full Time

Job no: CJR12345678910

Location: Timaru Hospital

Closing Date: OPEN