Consultant Physician: Internal Medicine, Medical Department 1.0 FTE
Te whiwhinga mahi | The Opportunity
The Medical Department at Te Whatu Ora - Tairāwhiti is looking for Consultant Physicians to join our team. The department consists of eight Physicians with sub-speciality interests, and two Consultant Cardiologists. We currently have two full-time permanent position available and are seeking applicants with subspecialty interests, one Renal and the other Gerontology.
We are looking for a physician with a knowledge base and experience within General Medicine including acute medical. We see undifferentiated medical patients being admitted to the hospital and will obtain subspecialty advice from our tertiary centre if required. This allows for us to have a broad spectrum of practice.
The current schedule of work consists of being assigned to Ward based care three weeks on, then three weeks off to attend to administrative duties, CME activities, committee and audit work. Clinicians are also rostered half day outpatient clinics two times a week
You should be passionate about providing an efficient and effective service for the Tairāwhiti community and be able to provide clinical support for the multi-disciplinary team while working in conjunction with surgical, anaesthetics, nursing allied and cultural team members to deliver good quality outcomes for patients. You will be expected to participate in all professional and quality assurance activities required by the Medical Department as well as a 1 in 6 on call roster.
The medicine department at Te Whatu Ora -Tairāwhiti has a ful roster of registrars with both basic and advanced trainees providing 24/7 on site care for medical patients as well as support in outpatient clinics.
The successful candidate will be expected to participate in a weekly educational clinical meeting and and regular morbidity and mortality meetings. There are other educational opportunities including journal club, grand rounds, a Wednesday lunchtimes senior medical staff teaching presentation, medical registrar teaching and House surgeon team
The remuneration range for this role is $170,369 - $250,560 and is covered by the collective agreement: ASMS Snr Medical and Dental Officer CA
Position Description | Consultant Physician: Internal Medicine
Position Description | Consultant Physician: Internal Medicine & Nephrology
Moū - About you
- Medical Council of New Zealand (MCNZ) Vocational registration in the Scope of Practice of Internal Medicine or eligible for MCNZ Provisional Vocational registration in the Scope of Practice of Internal Medicine
- Have a current New Zealand driver's license or ability to obtain
For further information on this role, please email Dr Saralyn MacKenzie, Head of Department – Medicine at Saralyn.Mackenzie@tdh.org.nz or Lynsey Bartlett, Group Manager, Surgical and Medical Services at Lynsey.Bartlett@tdh.org.nz and please indicate the vacancy number HAU01516 and job title in the subject line.
Ko wai mātou | Our Organisation
Situated on the eastern coast of New Zealand's North Island, Gisborne “Tairāwhiti” – “The light shines on the water” is the first city in the world to see the rising sun of the new day. Our region offers vast golden sand beaches, bush clad mountains, lush farmlands, with significant historical landmarks, natural wonders and a deep connection to Māori culture. We enjoy a pleasant climate, short commutes and a relaxed approach that creates a work-life offering that is enviable to most that are not yet here. Our lifestyle is about time.
Te Whatu Ora Tairāwhiti works to increase collaboration, strengthen leadership and accountability, and improve equity of access and outcomes across the health service. We’re shifting the emphasis towards primary and community care allowing more people to be cared for close to home, and take a greater role in their own health and wellbeing.
Our values form the acronym WAKA. They reflect our voyaging heritage, guiding us on our journey to create a healthier Tairāwhiti by working together.
Whakarangatira/enrich - Enriching the health of our community by doing our very best.
Awhi/support - Supporting our tūroro/patients their whānau/families, our community partners and each other.
Kotahitanga/togetherness - Together we can achieve more.
Aroha/compassion - Empathy, we care for people and people want to be cared for by us.
Me pēhea te tuku tono - How to Apply
To complete and application please use the “apply now” link provided which will redirect you through our online career's portal. For successful applicants our mandatory process includes police vetting and health screening.
Te Whatu Ora Tairāwhiti are committed to improving Māori health outcomes and achieving health equity for Māori through Te Tiriti o Waitangi obligations. We aspire to having a workforce reflective of the communities we serve and achieving equitable outcomes for all.
It is desirable that new employees of Te Whatu Ora are fully vaccinated against COVID-19.
Immigration NZ has introduced an Accredited Employer Work Visa scheme. For some positions this includes a clear pathway to residency. Successful candidates offered a position with us who require a work visa, will provide support with their Visa application. This booklet provides information on settling in Tūranganui-a-Kiwa.
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