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Consultant Physician, with Respiratory Sub Speciality

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Taranaki District Health Board
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Consultant Physician, with Respiratory Sub Speciality
Taranaki Base Hospital, New Plymouth
Permanent, Fulltime

The Department of General Medicine is looking to appoint a new Consultant General Physician / Respiratory subspecialty.
This is a replacement position and the successful applicant will join a department of nine other Consultant Physicians
who have subspecialty interests in Cardiology, Endocrinology, Gastroenterology, Renal and Rheumatology. The successful
candidate will take part in a 1:9 General Medicine on call rota with Registrar and House Officer support.

Taranaki Base Hospital, situated in New Plymouth, is a progressive regional secondary referral centre for the province of Taranaki with a wide range of medical specialties, an Intensivist-managed ICU within a combined ICU/HDU/CCU and a well-equipped Radiology Department providing interventional radiology, which includes digital radiology, CT guided biopsy MRI, CT and angiography. Taranaki Base hospital has video bronchoscopy facilities and a respiratory lab for spirometry and DLCO testing which is supported by a respiratory physiologist. There is an excellent Laboratory Service and the IT service is among the best in the country. An $80m building redevelopment of our theatre and inpatient wards was completed in 2013.

The successful applicant should have specialist qualifications registerable in New Zealand. The Department of Medicine
has a strong track record with education and training, and the successful incumbents will be expected to participate and
contribute to the department’s CME activities, including basic & advanced trainee registrar teaching, audit and medical
student teaching.

Come and live in the region that has been named the world’s second top region to visit in 2017 by Lonely Planet! In
Taranaki, it is easy to achieve an enviable lifestyle! The region’s amazing mountain, rivers, lakes, fantastic coastline
and outstanding surfing and tramping opportunities, masses of parks and gardens, as well as a major events calendar,
make it a great place to live and work.

The Taranaki District Health Board is a large organisation (1,800 staff, $325m cost-centre) operating in the exciting,
changing health sector.

Click on apply to be directed to the Taranaki District Health Board Careers website - you can see the full position description and continue your online application or copy the following to reach our website:

To discuss the post informally please contact Dr Fitzgerald Zhanje, Head of Department on 0064 6 753 6139 or by e-mail or Charles Hunt, Human Resources Manager by e-mail

Closing date for applications is 31 August, 2017.

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