Programme Incubator - a fantastic start to your career in health
About Programme Incubator
More health professionals are needed in New Zealand
The New Zealand Institute of Economic Research (NZIER) predictions are based on three scenarios of population age and size, disease incidence and disability progression.
Best case scenario = 40% more registered health professionals needed for 2021.
Medium case = 47% more for 2021.
Worst case = 69% more for 2021
Most people know about nurses and doctors but what about all the other jobs in health? These include:
Acupuncturist, Admissions Officer, Ambulance Officer, Anaesthetic Technician, Anaesthetist, Audiologist, Audiometrist, Biomedical Technician (Mechanical and Electronic), Cardiac Physiologist, Chiropractor, Clinical Coder, Community Karitane, Dental Assistant, Dental Hygienist, Dental Technician, Dental Therapist, Dentist, Diagnostic Radiologist, Dietitian, Dispensing Optician, District Nurse, Diversional Therapist, First Aid Tutor, General Practitioner, Gynaecologist/Obstetrician, Health Promoter, Health Services Manager, Healthcare Assistant, Home Aide, Hospital Nurse, Hospital Orderly, Medical Laboratory Scientist, Medical Laboratory Technician, Medical Physicist, Medical Radiation Technologist, Mental Health Nurse, Massage Therapist, Midwife, Natural Health Therapist, Neurophysiology Technologist, Nuclear Medicine Technologist, Nurse Practitioner, Occupational Therapist, Oncologist, Optometrist, Orthotist/Prosthetist, Osteopath, Paediatrician, Pathologist, Pharmacist, Pharmacy Technician, Phlebotomist, Physician, Physiotherapist, Plunket Kaiawhina, Plunket Nurse, Podiatrist, Practice Nurse, Psychiatrist, Psychologist, Public Health Nurse, Radiation Therapist, Rest Home Manager, Speech Language Therapist, Sterilising Technician, Surgeon, etc