Advanced or Basic Trainee: Medical Registrar - Geriatric Medicine (Rehabilitation and Orthogeriatrics )
2024 Training Year - January 2024
We've made Te Tai Tokerau much more than just a place to come to work. Every day brings opportunities to leave things better than you found them. And with each opportunity, you're trusted to try new things and achieve the best outcomes for your patients. You can make an impact on your community and on your own professional development – all whilst enjoying a flexible and healthy work-life balance.
Achieving the best health outcomes for our patients starts with expecting the best from ourselves, and right now Te Tai Tokerau is looking for an exceptional Medical Registrar to join the team based at Whangarei Hospital.
Te Whatu Ora- Te Tai Tokerau is committed to Te Tiriti o Waitangi and holds stewardship for equitable health outcomes for Māori as Tāngata Whenua as the highest priority.
We are looking for a Medical trainee to join our accredited basic and Advanced Physician training programme. We are accredited for 6 months of Advanced Training in Geriatric Medicine and twelve months Advanced training in General Medicine as well as 2 years of basic medical training.
The department of Health of Older People provides a range of services including acute care of the elderly, inpatient rehabilitation, stroke rehabilitation and outpatient and community services.
This job will focus on inpatient rehabilitation as well as orthogeriatrics and perioperative geriatric assessment. In addition, you will also gain experience in outpatient clinics including movement disorders, dementia and falls.
The department is staffed by 5.4 Consultant Geriatricians as well 2 house officers and 1 other registrars. You will also participate in the acute medicine on-call roster work with opportunity to expand experience in other specialties such as Acute Medicine, Cardiology, Nephrology, Oncology, Respiratory and Gastroenterology
The position will allow you to grow your skills as a Registrar working closely with your consultant means you can widen your practice as your skills grow.
We provide close supervision for trainees in inpatient, community and outpatient settings, allied with a commitment to teaching. We also host medical students from Auckland University and this provides the opportunity to practice and improve your own teaching skills there is an active clinical training programme with didactic sessions, interactive based teaching, journal club and videoconferencing of RACP lectures. There is the opportunity to participate in the Northern Regional Geriatric Medicine Journal Club in Auckland.
Whangarei Hospital provides secondary care services to a large rural region with high levels of social deprivation, an ageing population and high health needs.
Before applying you must have either general registration or be eligible for registration with the New Zealand Medical Council (www.mcnz.org.nz). Check if you're eligible here: http://www.mcnz.org/get-registered/registration-self-assessment-tool/
Te Tai Tokerau is a beautiful and popular place to live and work, with the stunning Bay of Islands an hour away by car. If you want to grow as a clinician, reinforce skills, or broaden your experience you need to speak with us.
A career with Northland DHB will see you action meaningful change in the region we love, and in your professional development – all whilst enjoying everything the stunning North has to offer. You really can enjoy the best of both.
Our people live our Values:
Tangata I te tuatahi People First - People are central to all we do
Whakaute (tuku mana) Respect - We treat others as they would like to be treated
Manaaki Caring - We nurture those around us, and treat all with dignity and compassion
Whakawhitiwhiti korero Communication - We communicate safely, openly and with respect to promote clear understanding
Taumata teitei (hiranga) Excellence - Our attitude of excellence inspires success, competence, confidence and innovation
Please provide three written references upon applying for this position, the reference template is attached.
Vacancy No: GER2024
Closes: 4 January 2024
|Job type:||Permanent Full time|
|Attachments:|| GER2024 - NATIONAL-RMO-REFERENCE-FORM-FINAL.pdf (PDF, 947KB)