Acute Stroke Physician
Mō Tātou – About Us
Situated in the sunny eastern coast of New Zealand's North Island, the Bay of Plenty really is just that, offering vast golden sand beaches, bush clad mountains, lush farmlands and more. Its pleasant climate means that the area has become a favourite for holiday makers, retirees and those looking for a different lifestyle outside of the main cities.
Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand, Hauora a Toi Bay of Plenty is spread across a vast geographical area and centred across two hospitals based in Tauranga and Whakatāne. We serve a population of approximately 259,000 for the major population centres of Tauranga, Katikati, Te Puke, Whakatāne, Kawerau and Ōpōtiki. Te Whatu Ora Hauora a Toi Bay of Plenty is one of the Bay of Plenty's largest employers with over 4000 staff.
He Kōrero mō te tūranga - About the Role
The Acute Stroke service provides specialist care for people presenting to Tauranga Hospital with acute stroke. This is service operates within Monday to Friday hours with after-hours care provided by acute medicine following organisational stroke pathway.
The Acute stroke team provide acute inpatient patient care with patients transitioning to rehabilitation service when clinically indicated. The service also provides outpatient specialist services for referrals from primary care with high risk or TIA presentations.
One of our Senior medical staff will be away for approximately 6 months from early May, so we are recruiting for a fixed term Senior Medical Officer to join the service
He korero mōu - About You
If you have a specialist interest and experience in acute stroke medicine this role will be of interest to you.
Your background may include qualifications and experience in neurology, geriatric medicine or general medicine however the primary purpose of this role is to support the delivery of acute stroke care.
There is the potential for this role to work alongside other responsibilities (working 3 – 4 days per week rather than full time).
Ko o tatou painga – Our Benefits
- As a fixed term arrangement, we are open to negotiating flexible working practices and supported accommodation for staff who may be relocating temporarily to the Bay of Plenty.
- Rewarding role and opportunity to make a difference!
- Be a valued member of a multidisciplinary team
- Subsidised onsite hospital gym membership
- Free flu vaccinations
- Free onsite parking
- Discounts (with local businesses)
Ngā uarātanga ō ā mātou mahi – Our Values
At Te Whatu Ora Hauora a Toi Bay of Plenty we recruit for our Manaakitanga CARE values. Why do we do this? Because values-based teams deliver better care.
Our manaakitanga CARE values (Compassion, All-one-team, Responsive and Excellence) support each of us to make a difference every day in the things we do and say. Therefore, it's important that when recruiting, we recruit new colleagues who live by our CARE values.
Te Whatu Ora Hauora a Toi Bay of Plenty are committed to improving Māori health outcomes and achieving health equity for Māori through Te Tiriti o Waitangi obligations. It is essential you demonstrate an awareness of Māori indigenous rights and current issues in relation to health and health equity.
Me pēhea te tuku tono - How to Apply
You can view the position description below and to apply for the role please click “APPLY NOW.” For tracking and reporting purposes, all applications must be submitted through our online career's portal. For additional information or to arrange a confidential chat, contact Dr Tizzard, HOD at email@example.com or Dr Lampen-Smith at firstname.lastname@example.org
Due to this position having contact with children and Te Whatu Ora Hauora a Toi Bay of Plenty commitment to child protection, you will be subject to ‘safety checks' under the Children's Act at the time of hire and thereafter as per the relevant legislation.
It is desirable that new employees of Te Whatu Ora are fully vaccinated against COVID-19, which includes two doses of an approved vaccine. If you are unable to receive a COVID-19 vaccine for any reason, please indicate this in your application so we can discuss this with you further.
|Location:||North Island - Bay of Plenty - Tauranga|
|Job type:||Contract/Temp Full time|
|Expertise:||Clinical - Senior Medical Officers, Medical Officers and Fellows - Neurology|
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