Stroke Physician, Neurologist

Specialty: Neurology

Grading: Specialist / Consultant

Number of positions: 1

Job Hours: 40

Required qualifications: To be eligible for this position you must either be registered (or eligible) with the Medical Council of New Zealand and have a specialist qualification in Neurology that is recognised by the Royal Australasian College of Physicians as suitable for Vocational Registration in New Zealand.

Te Pae Hauora o Ruahine o Tararua | MidCentral are looking for a Stroke/Neurologist Physician to join our team of experienced health professionals with a focus on the delivery of high quality specialist care to the growing population across the Midcentral Region.

We want to recruit a Stroke/Neurologist Physician who will work with us in developing responsive ways of meeting the needs of our growing population and develop models of care across the region. If you are someone who is enthusiastic around service improvement and working in new ways as part of a multidisciplinary team, we want to talk to you.

If you are interested in a role which provides the opportunity to maintain and build on your skills in Stroke this will be a good opportunity to take your career to the next stage.

We are happy to consider applicants who may want a General Medicine or Geriatrician Stroke mix to the position.

Our team actively encourage work life balance and the Midcentral Region is ideally situated for those who like to work, rest and play – beautiful beaches close by, ski fields just up the road, stunning scenery, with excellent schools and Universities.

About the Hospital

MidCentral employs more than 2500 staff at Manawatu, Palmerston North, Tararua and Horowhenua and Otaki districts.

Palmerston North Hospital is a 350 bed secondary hospital, which services an urban population of 88,000 and a total population catchment of 186,000. In addition, the hospital is a teaching hospital, and is associated with both Auckland and Otago medical schools

About the City

Palmerston North itself is a vibrant, multicultural city that is home to outstanding primary, secondary, and tertiary schools, including Massey University. There are excellent restaurants and shops, and ample local opportunities for outdoor activities including mountain biking, hiking, fishing, hunting, and camping. We are also an easy drive to the Tasman Sea, Hawkes Bay, Mount Taranaki, Mount Ruapehu, and Lake Taupō.

Te Pae Hauora o Ruahine o Tararua | MidCentral requires ALL its employees to be fully vaccinated (and boosted as applicable) against COVID-19. We will not accept applications that do not meet this criteria.

Te Pae Hauora o Ruahine o Tararua | MidCentral actively seeks Māori into our workforce to reflect the community we serve.

Want to chat about this exciting opportunity? Contact Hagay – Clinical Executive or Neil McKelvie– Operational Lead or  SMO Recruitment Specialist on phone +64 6 350 8849.

Join us and contribute to making a positive impact in the health outcomes of people in the MidCentral district as we pursue our vision of ‘Quality Living, Healthy Lives, Well Communities’.

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Vacancy contact details

Name: SMO Recruitment Specialist

Position: SMO Recruitment Specialist


Phone: +6463508849