Palliative Medicine Specialist (SMO)

Specialty: Palliative Medicine

Grading: Medical Officer

Number of positions: 1

Job Hours: 0.8 FTE

Required qualifications: The successful candidate will hold a Fellowship of the Australasian Chapter of Palliative Medicine (Royal Australasian College of Physicians) or equivalent and be vocationally registered (or qualify for such registration) with the New Zealand Medical Council as a Specialist in Palliative Medicine.

Provide outstanding Palliative Care in Auckland’s Waitemata District.

Become part of a dynamic consult team supporting care for patients and their families. Be part of ongoing quality and clinical initiatives and developments. Live in one of the world’s most liveable cities, Auckland.

With more than 640,000 people living in our region, Waitemata District has the largest and one of the fastest growing populations in the country. The main hospital sites are North Shore Hospital on the shores of Takapuna’s Lake Pupuke and Waitakere Hospital within sight of West Auckland’s green belt and not far from our wild surf beaches.

We are looking for a consultant Palliative Medicine physician for a 0.8 FTE position in our Hospital Palliative Care consult service.

In this role you will provide clinical leadership within the Hospital Palliative Care team across both hospitals working alongside the lead care teams. You will also be involved in providing care in Supportive Care clinics, education and training of staff, quality initiatives and service development. It is an exciting role with opportunities for career development and peer support both regionally and nationally.

The successful candidate will hold a Fellowship of the Australasian Chapter of Palliative Medicine (Royal Australasian College of Physicians) or equivalent and be vocationally registered (or qualify for such registration) with the New Zealand Medical Council as a Specialist in Palliative Medicine.

For further details about what the role involves contact Janice Kirkpatrick, Operations Manager – General Medicine at Janice.kirkpatrick@waitematadhb.govt.nz or phone: 021 2425 230

To view a position description click here

To apply please visit www.wdhbcareers.com

Job Code: WDHB18325
Closing Date: 29th May 2024

To apply for this job please visit www.wdhbcareers.co.nz.

Have any questions?

Vacancy contact details

Name: Janice Kirkpatrick

Email: Janice.kirkpatrick@waitematadhb.govt.nz

Phone: 021 2425 230