Specialty: Geriatric Medicine
Grading: Specialist / Consultant
Number of positions: 1
Job Hours: 0.8 FTE
Required qualifications: Vocationally registered in Internal Medicine with the Medical Council of New Zealand (MCNZ) FRACP or equivalent qualification and be able to register for with the MCNZ Open to advanced trainees in geriatrics who are eligible for a fellowship position as per the RACP guidelines with clinical supervision available for your training requirements
Nau mai, haere mai ki Te Whatu Ora – Capital, Coast & Hutt Valley District
Location: Hutt Hospital, Lower Hutt
Service: Community Health Service
Contract: Part time 0.8 FTE (32 hours p/w), fixed term until July 2024 – with potential further fixed term extension of 3-6 months
Salary: As per ASMS MECA
Kōrero mō te tūranga – About the role
Older Persons and Rehabilitation Service (OPRS) Hutt Valley are looking for a Geriatrician to join our team on a fixed term basis to cover planned leave.
In this diverse and rewarding role you will work across the continuum of care to optimise the health of complex older adults, patients living with progressive conditions or recovering after an accident, surgery or medical event. Your professional development will be well supported within our experienced team and you will have the opportunity to supervise House Officers and Registrars. You will work closely with colleagues in Older Persons Mental Health, Surgical and Medical Services and primary care to ensure best outcomes for patients.
Mō tō mātou rōpū – About our team
Based at Hutt Hospital, OPRS services provide assessment, treatment and rehabilitation in community, inpatient and outpatient settings as part of the Community, Allied Health & Older Adults Group.
Services are provided from the front door supporting the management of acute frailty and in the acute wards providing geriatric consultation for complex surgical cases. OPRS geriatricians take the lead on managing patients admitted to two OPRS inpatient wards with a focus on assessment, rehabilitation and health of older persons. We also provide outpatient and community clinics and home visits.
Moū – About you
- Vocationally registered in Internal Medicine with the Medical Council of New Zealand (MCNZ)
- FRACP or equivalent qualification and be able to register for with the MCNZ
- Open to advanced trainees in geriatrics who are eligible for a fellowship position as per the RACP guidelines with clinical supervision available for your training requirements
- Work effectively in collaboration with multidisciplinary team
- Able to provide consistently high standards of medical care
- Relevant experience and training
E pā ana ki a tatou – About us
Capital, Coast and Hutt Valley district is located centrally in Wellington and has over 6,000 full-time equivalent staff, making us one of the major employers in the Wellington region. We operate three hospitals – Wellington Regional Hospital in Newtown, Hutt Valley Hospital and Kenepuru Hospital in Porirua – as well as the Kāpiti Health Centre at Paraparaumu.
Here at Capital, Coast & Hutt Valley District we embrace diversity and welcome applications from all people, including all gender identities, ages, ethnicities, sexual orientations, disability and religions. A workforce that is diverse and inclusive means that we are better positioned to understand and serve our community.
Capital, Coast & Hutt Valley District is a pro-equity health organisation, with a particular focus on Māori, Pacific Peoples, and the Disability Community.
Me pēhea te tuku tono – How to apply
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Ma tini, ma mano, ka rapa te whai
By joining together we will succeed
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Vacancy contact details
Name: Sandra Tam
Position: SMO recruitment advisor
Phone: (04) 806 2547