Rural Hospital Medicine Specialist

Grading: Medical Officer

Number of positions: 3+

Job Hours: 40

Required qualifications: Applicants must hold or be within 3 months of obtaining their Rural Hospital Medicine qualification and hold or be eligible for Specialist (Vocational) registration with the Medical Council of New Zealand.

Rural Hospital Medicine Specialist

Lakes District Health Board

Taupo – New Zealand

Taupo is alive with opportunities…..

Our aim is to provide excellent sustainable services for our resident population of 34,000 and our thriving tourist and thrill seeking visitors.

We are seeking rural hospital medical specialists to work in both the Emergency Department and Inpatient Ward at Taupo Hospital. You will be part of a small competent and supportive team which provide 24/7 medical cover.

Use your varied and broad generalist knowledge and experience to diagnose and treat your patient in ED, follow those patients admitted to the inpatient ward through to discharge or stabilise and transfer patients to the Secondary/Tertiary Hospitals when required.

Taupo Hospital also provides a rehabilitation service for its local community.

This position offers you:

  • A team of experienced medical and nursing professionals
  • Links to primary, secondary and tertiary services
  • Innovative, progressive and friendly organisation
  • Beautiful environment with a range of sporting, outdoor and cultural pursuits

Taupo Hospital has recently been refurbished and upgraded to a modern and contemporary rural hospital

The above position comes with an attractive relocation remuneration package and CME allowance for successful long term and permanent appointments.

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Salary range: $164.369 – 244,560 per annum pro rated

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