Te Whatu Ora, Health New Zealand Te Pae Hauora o Ruahine o Tararua MidCentral ( Formally MidCentral DHB )are looking for a Respiratory Physician to join our team based at Palmerston North Hospital providing specialist secondary care services to the MidCentral region. This position would be suitable for an experienced or a newly qualified specialist.
About the position and service
The Respiratory team currently comprises of three experienced Respiratory Physicians, it also includes nurse practitioners, clinical nurse specialists, sleep and respiratory laboratory technicians/physiologists, and respiratory physiotherapists. The service provides comprehensive specialist outpatient and inpatient respiratory services, and primary health care support including community based clinics. Supporting services on site include radiology, nuclear medicine, radiation and medical oncology. The oncology services covers lung cancer treatment for a wider region including Whanganui, Taranaki and Hawkes Bay in addition to Palmerston North. An EBUS service is being introduced to support lung cancer treatment for a wider region. Cardiothoracic surgical services are provided in Wellington as the tertiary.
The position involves the provision of general respiratory inpatient and outpatient services including fibreoptic bronchoscopy, EBUS and reporting on sleep studies and respiratory lung function tests. Knowledge and ability to manage cystic fibrosis patients and any experience in the supervision of respiratory function laboratory is desirable. With the introduction of an EBUS service as well, EBUS skill competency is also desirable. This position may also includes participation in the general medicine call roster and the provision of limited holiday cover for general medicine.
• A diverse, dynamic and collegial team environment
• Ongoing training and development opportunities
• Six weeks annual leave per annum
• 10 paid days per annum available for continued medical education including a generous allowance towards costs of course and travel
• Generous relocation packages for national and international candidates
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