Infectious Diseases Physician

Specialty: Infectious Diseases

Grading: Specialist / Consultant

Number of positions: 1

Job Hours: 32-40

Required qualifications: Applicants must be eligible for vocational registration in Internal Medicine with the Medical Council of New Zealand with specialist training / qualification in Infectious Diseases.

Te Pae Hauora o Ruahine o Tararua | MidCentral have an exciting opportunity for a Infectious Diseases Physician to join our service! You will be part of the Internal Medicine team as MidCentrals Infectious Diseases specialist with a focus on both outpatient and inpatient services as well as providing clinical support to our Infection Prevention and Control Service. 

We are looking for a consultant who brings specialist clinical skills but also someone who will take that clinical leadership within our multidisciplinary teams to ensure we provide a patient centred approach across Infectious Diseases and Infection Prevention and Control.

A leading member of the Infection Prevention and Control Committee, this role provides advice to all multidisciplinary teams and management on medical decisions programs relating to Infection Control within MidCentral. This position does have a focus on both outpatient and inpatient work, but will also provide consultation support for the wider health provision (secondary and primary care) and will be a crucial part of our service development through facility upgrades, new building and process re:engineering.

What can we offer?
– Real life work balance
– A diverse, dynamic and supportive team
– Dedicated time to develop portfolio interest or invest time in CME
– Ongoing training and development opportunities
– Six weeks annual leave and 10 days CME
– Opportunities to mentor and develop junior doctors
– Relocation packages for national and international candidates

This role will not have General Medicine responsibilities but there is opportunity to be part of a General Medicine on call roster, if you choose.
Our team actively encourage work life balance and the MidCentral Region is ideally situated for those who like to work, rest and play – beaches close by, ski fields and wineries just up the road, stunning scenery with loads of hiking tracks including Te Arapuke mountain bike track. Our region also offers excellent schools and a local university.

If you are interested in making the move to MidCentral – check out our careers site. We have loads of information about the region, Palmerston North hospital and more.

If you would like more information, don’t hesitate reach out to our Recruitment Specialist Denella Statham

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Vacancy contact details

Name: Anita Roberts

Position: SMO Recruitment Co-ord


Phone: (06) 350 8204