Waitemata Healthcare Employment

Serving a population of almost half a million people, the Waitemata District Health Board is the largest of New Zealand's DHBs. Employing over 5,500 staff, it provides and funds health and disability services for people living in North Shore City, Waitakere City and the Rodney District. Primary health care (GPs, nurses and pharmacists) provides services such as those listed below, where the DHB provides mainly secondary health care.

Waitemata Primary Health Care services include:

Health keeping and preventive services, including health education and counselling
Disease prevention and screening
Foot health and oral health
General wellness as well as diagnosis and treatment of health problems and disease.

District Health Board services include:

Medical, surgical, obstetric, assessment
Treatment and rehabilitation (for older people)
Mental health, community and disability services
Child disability, forensic psychiatric services
School dental services and alcohol and drug services.

The Waitemata region includes the north and east coasts of the Auckland isthmus. The name is Maori and translates as 'sparkling waters'. Auckland is known as the 'City of Sails' and its sparkling waters, islands, harbours and beaches attract world-class sailing events and sailors to its shores. It is regularly voted one of the best lifestyle cities in the world and its cosmopolitan urban centre is complemented by great escapes within half an hour of downtown.




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