Fellow – Pain Medicine

Specialty: Pain Medicine

Grading: Medical Officer

Number of positions: Multiple

Job Hours: 40

Required qualifications: To view the job description please click here.

We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated Fellow to join our pain medicine teams as well as Fixed Term and Permanent SMO colleagues.  

This is a 12 month position for the year February 2024 – February 2025 that is accredited by the Faculty of Pain Medicine of ANZCA. Preference will be given to current trainees of the Faculty of Pain Medicine, or those intending to embark on training.

The successful applicant will become a member of our outpatient chronic, and inpatient acute and complex, multidisciplinary pain teams. They will work across Middlemore Hospital, the Manukau Super Clinic, and other outlying pain clinics. Middlemore Hospital is a busy acute tertiary hospital that amongst multiple specialities is home to the National Burns Service, a regional spinal cord injury service, and Kidz First Children’s Hospital.

Our chronic pain team is a small, experienced and collegial multidisciplinary team comprised of Health Psychologists, Physiotherapists, Nurse Specialists, and Doctors with different specialist backgrounds (Psychiatry, Anaesthetics, Musculoskeletal Medicine, General Practice, Obstetrics and Gynaecology). We work with patients and their whānau within a biopsychosocial framework, providing initial triple-discipline assessments, individual specific treatments, and several group programs.

Attachments with affiliated services (including rehabilitation services, palliative care, the Community Alcohol and Drug Service, adolescent health, or mental health) may be available depending on the successful applicant’s areas of interest and level of training. We do not offer regular exposure to diagnostic or therapeutic pain medicine procedures.

Our friendly, supportive and passionate teams aim to have a culture of continuous improvement. We are team players, contributing to our collective skillset with a variety of clinical and non-clinical interests and skills. Our Fellow is expected to contribute to quality assurance and educational activities.

Counties Manukau’s shared vision is to work in partnership with its communities to improve the health status of all, with particular emphasis on Maaori and Pasifika peoples and communities with health disparities.

For more information please contact Barb in the Talent Acquisition Centre on Barbara.Ridgway@middlemore.co.nz.

We are an Accredited Employer with Immigration NZ and we can provide you support in gaining Accredited Employer Work Visa if you meet the Immigration criteria.

We will provide suitable relocation package for candidates moving from overseas as well as outside of Auckland.

To submit your application, please click on the link provided in this job advert or visit Counites Manukau Careers website and enter job number CMH202310643.

To apply for this job please visit tas-adhbrac.taleo.net.

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Vacancy contact details

Name: Barbara Ridgway

Email: Barbara.ridgway@middlemore.co.nz

Phone: 64 21 198 3898