As an employer of choice we regularly review and take actions to make working at
C&C DHB a rewarding, interesting and enjoyable place to be.
There are the professional
benefits that come with joining a DHB that delivers, community, primary, secondary
and tertiary health services.
Attracting and recruiting highly skilled staff is
crucial to C&CDHB's ability to provide high quality health services.
is reflected in the close relationship C&C DHB shares with the University of Otago's
Wellington School of Medicine, adjacent to Wellington Hospital. Specialist medical
staff are employed jointly by the university and C&C DHB, ensuring a high quality
education and training environment.
C&C DHB also maintains close links with polytechnics
and other tertiary institutions for student training of nurses, midwives, post graduate
mental health nurses, medical radiation technologists, dietitians, physiotherapists,
occupational therapists and pharmacists.
Specialist tertiary-level care is provided
to patients from the lower North Island and upper South Island. These tertiary services
include cardiology and cardiothoracic surgery, neurosurgery, vascular surgery, renal
medicine and transplants, genetics, oncology, paediatric surgery, neonatal intensive
care, obstetrics, endocrinology, orthopaedics and urology, and specialised forensic
In addition to hospital-based services, multi-disciplinary services are
provided in the community. These include general and specialist district nursing,
specialist multi-disciplinary rehabilitation services, occupational therapy, speech
language therapy, physiotherapy, dietetics, social work and home support services.
Mental health, alcohol and drug services are also provided in the community.
One of our key goals as a DHB is to provide
Better Health and Independence for
People, Families, and Communities’.
Examples of steps in place or on the way to support this vision are:
- Capital and Coast DHB established a Health Education Research Collaborative Centre as
a one-stop shop for research and education that comes from the September issue of
Changing Times staff magazine.
In November 2009 we opened the Medical Assessment
and Planning Unit (MAPU) which is specifically set up to run 24/7 and staffed
and equipped to receive inpatients for timely assessment, diagnosis an d treatment
planning for a designated period prior to being transferred to an appropriate Ward
A new style of therapy that helps to provide positive outcomes against addiction
has been developed by Community Alcohol and Drug Service Therapy. click
The new scanner is the first of its kind in Southern Hemisphere click for
Holiday Club for Children
When you are working during school holidays _ you want to know that your young cubs
are not just safe but having a great time. We are working with partners Pridelands
www.pridelands.org.nz _ who are located at a school right next door to the Wellington
campus. They organise safe and fun holiday adventures at a highly discounted rate
for DHB staff. Places get booked up very quickly _ just jump on line and register
_ they will do the rest.
The Wellington Hospital Sports Complex
Our Sports complex has been revamped,
relaunched and ready to go.As well as equipment such as cross trainers, exercycles
and treadmills we have classes available such as Aerobics, Kick Boxing and Martial arts.
We have engaged with a wide variety of retail outlets and services across Wellington
who offer discounts to C&C DHB staff