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Consultant General Physician

Job Field:
Doctor Jobs
Speciality:
General Medicine Jobs, Physician Jobs, Respiratory medicine Jobs
Doctor & Nurse Grade Type:
Doctor Grades
Doctor & Nurse Grade:
Consultant Jobs, Physician
Country:
New Zealand
Region:
South Island
Contract Type:
Permanent
Currency:
Unspecified
Salary Description:
on application
Posted:
21-Sep-17
Recruiter:
Taranaki District Health Board
Job Ref:
TAR00484

Consultant General Physician, with sub speciality of Respiratory Medicine 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.
www.tdhb.org.nz/

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

To make an application click on “Apply" which will direct you to this vacancy on the Taranaki District Health Board careers website so you can continue your application there.


Closing date is open however we will close the advert should we make an appointment.

Closing Date:
01/11/2017

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