Medical Registrars - Older Persons Health - 2024 Training Year
Full time, permanent positions
6 or 12 month attachments
Older Persons Health in Hawkes Bay is looking for enthusiastic and committed Basic Physician (BPT) and Advanced Trainees (AT) looking to further their Geriatric Medicine training.
Applications are invited for the position of Medical Registrars – Advanced and Basic Physician Trainees Older Persons Health for next year commencing in February and/or August 2024.
We are now accredited for both Core A and Core B of the Geriatrics Curriculum for 6 months each, allowing us to have 2 ATs for 1 year each. We also have provisional approval for a 6-month Geriatric Medicine Registrar training at the BPT grade.
Our rich and diverse department boasts 6 Consultants, with interests in Falls and Syncope, Orthogeriatric and Peri-Operative Medicine, Movement Disorders, Dementia, Frailty, and Community Geriatrics. The successful applicant will be supported in developing competence in all aspects of the Geriatrics Curriculum with strong opportunities for audit and research interests, as part of a personalised training plan.
In the community, our Clinical Nurse Specialists work alongside our award-winning Community Services (engAGE) to offer comprehensive geriatric assessment in a locality-based model, along with innovative early supported discharge via our Hoki Ki Te Kainga model. We also offer early assessment to frail patients discharged from our Emergency Department.
Inpatient rehabilitation and comprehensive assessment is provided in our Assessment, Treatment and Rehabilitation ward (AT & R ward); the ward caters for the needs of Stroke, Orthogeriatric, Neurological and Frailty patients, with joint care of older mental health patients.
Trainees will also be able to gain Internal Medicine competencies, as both ATs and Registrars. We also have a strong track record of recent trainees gaining success in RACP exams.
More than anything our strong sense of collegiality, and our values of Respect, Partnership, Improvement and Care guide everything we do.
Hawke’s Bay Hospital is a 400 bed hospital providing acute and elective care for the Hawke's Bay region. There are over 8000 acute medical admissions each year.
We have most major medical and surgical subspecialties on site (except cardiothoracic and neurosurgery), as well as paediatrics and O&G. We are well supported by a strong regional ICU team. We have strengthening Primary and Community health services and an increasingly integrated approach to health and health care.
Te Whatu Ora Hawkes Bay in general encourages a workforce that’s innovative, eager to learn and enhance their skills and is passionate about caring for our community. As part of our team we’ll support, encourage and help you to develop your career with us.
We’re committed to delivering and living our DHB values of He kauanuanu – Respect, Ākina – Improvement, Rāranga te tira – Teamwork and Tauwhiro – Care. You should be someone who has similar personal values.
We’re are proud of our team’s diversity. We know the strength of a diverse and inclusive workforce helps us achieve the best outcomes for our patients and the communities in which we operate and serve.
If you’re not already living in Hawke's Bay and making the most of what's on offer, you should know it boasts an enviable lifestyle with great homes, superb schools, a burgeoning economy, and no traffic headaches. Whether you like living by the sea, next to the river, nestled in the hills, in a village community, or an art deco city...Hawke's Bay has it all.
Overseas candidates may be eligible for relocation assistance.
Experience and Eligibility
Suitable for Resident Medical Officers who will be PGY3+ or above.
You will have eligibility for general or provisional general registration with the Medical Council of New Zealand. Information on the process of application for this can be found on their website at http://www.mcnz.org.nz/
You will need to be a NZ or Australian citizen or resident, or have an appropriate visa to be eligible to live and work in NZ. The Immigration NZ website can be found at https://www.immigration.govt.nz/new-zealand-visas
Interested parties are to apply online and should include:
Up to date CV noting full dates of employment.
Cover letter specifying your preferred start date.
3x Reference Request form (one of whom must be your most recent supervisor). Reports must be received by the stated closing date to complete your application. Click HERE to download the Reference Request Form. References should be returned to the Recruitment Consultant, contact details below.
For further information and to discuss your interest please contact:
Dr Manish Chebbi at Manish.Chebbi@hbdhb.govt.nz, or by prior appointment by telephone at 06 878 8109.
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