Anaesthetic Technician - General Hospital New Zealand

Role: Anaesthetic Technician

Contract: Full time, permanent

Role Details

A new role for an experienced Anaesthetic Technician in a 260 bed general hospital which has expanded its surgical services with the recent addition of 2 new operating theatres to a total of 8 operating theatres and a procedure room.

You will be working on specialties including orthopaedics, general surgery, gynaecology and ENT. Being a regional hospital, your patients will range in age from paediatric to geriatric.

The hospital acts as a referral centre for three small provincial hospitals offering basic medical services and in turn, is supported by tertiary hospitals in Auckland

Role Duties

  • To provide safe operational anaesthetic and ancillary equipment to anaesthetists in operating theatre.
  • To provide direct clinical assistance to anaesthetists and Intensivists maintaining a high standard of patient care.
  • To carry out these duties in a safe, professional manner with a high degree of clinical competence.
  • To be part of an integrated operating theatre team with a commitment to ensuring efficient functioning of the operating theatre



  • current practising certificate and Registered with the Medical Sciences Council of New Zealand.
  • Certificate/Diploma in Anaesthetic Technology or equivalent
  • Demonstrated ability to practice in a culturally safe manner
  • Demonstrated ability to be a functional and effective team member



  • 2 years experience post qualification

Full orientation and support will be provided for the successful applicant.


Applications and Further Information:

If you are interested in this role please forward your CV with details of three referees for immediate consideration.