Qualified Anaesthetic Technician / ODP Job In New Zealand

Canterbury district health board, New Zealand

Canterbury district health board is currently seeking a qualified anaesthetic technician / ODP to join their team at Waitaha in New Zealand. The ideal candidate have ability to provide professional, technical and safe administration of anaesthesia to patients. Canterbury district health board provide high-quality healthcare service to the patients within the hospital. The candidate must have ability to prepare patients for anaesthesia, which includes completing all necessary pre-anaesthesia checks, explaining procedures to patients and monitoring their condition before and after anaesthesia. Applicant must have practical experience in a clinical setting, typically obtained through university training. This full-time position offers a competitive salary range of $5.20 per hour.

Qualification for Qualified Anaesthetic Technician /ODP:

  • Candidate must hold degree in anaesthetic technology .
  • Registration with the Medical sciences council of New Zealand.
  • It must have practical experience in a clinical setting, often obtained through supervised training program during education.
  • Proficiency in the use of anaesthetic equipment and strong understanding of human physiology and pharmacology.
  • Providing training and support to junior staff or students in the department.

Responsibilities for Qualified Anaesthetic Technician/ODP:

  • Candidate is responsible for monitor patients during their recovery from anaesthesia and assisting in the immediate post-operative care.
  • Must hold bachelor’s of health science in perioperative practice level 7.
  • Provide safe administration of anaesthesia to patients.
  • Ability to coordinate documentation to ensure the patient receives effective care.
  • It must provide professional, technical and clinical assistance to anaesthetists to ensure safe and effective administration of anaesthesia.
  • Support anaesthetists during procedures by handling them instruments, managing anaesthetic drugs and ensuring the patient remains stable.


  • Competitive salary packages.
  • Provide health insurance and access to health and wellness programs.
  • Opportunity for continuing education and career advancement, including specialized training and leadership roles.
  • Flexible working hours to manage work load.

The Canterbury district health board (CDHB) healthcare provider high-quality healthcare services and is involved in a wide range of medical and surgical specialties, mental health services. The organization is responsible for delivering public healthcare services to the population over 539,000 people.

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