Consultant Rheumatologist

Specialty: Rheumatology

Grading: Specialist / Consultant

Number of positions: 1

Job Hours: Part time/Full time

Required qualifications: Vocationally registered in internal medicine (rheumatology) with the Medical Council of New Zealand (MCNZ) FRACP or equivalent qualification and be able to register for with the MCNZ

Nau mai, haere mai ki Te Whatu Ora – Capital, Coast & Hutt Valley District

Location:  Hutt Hospital, Wellington Regional Hospital, Kenepuru Hospital and Wairarapa Hospital

Service:   Rheumatology – Sub Specialty Medicine

Contract:  Permanent – part time/full time

Salary:      As per ASMS MECA

Kōrero mō te tūranga – About the role

Come and join our dynamic multidisciplinary Rheumatology department who provide services to our local Hutt Valley and Wellington communities.

We have a really exciting opportunity for a Rheumatologist to join our District wide service.  We are looking for someone with a strong commitment to comprehensive care encompassed within Rheumatology, including outpatient clinics, inpatient advice and acute call.

Mō tō mātou rōpū – About our team

We have a team of six Rheumatologists and five nurses who offer strong collegial support.  We are proud of the strength in our nursing team.  There are opportunities for full-or part time roles to suit most people.  Other potential roles include the clinical trials unit, private practice and the University of Otago clinical school.  We are looking to develop out ultrasound capacity.

We are committed to clinical excellence in all disciplines; and Senior Medical Staff are encouraged to take part in clinical audits and peer-reviews to ensure quality clinical care is provided.

Moū – About you

  • Vocationally registered in internal medicine (rheumatology) with the Medical Council of New Zealand (MCNZ)
  • FRACP or equivalent qualification and be able to register for with the MCNZ
  • Work effectively in collaboration with multidisciplinary team
  • Able to provide consistently high standards of medical care

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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Please note, we are not accepting applications via recruitment agencies

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Vacancy contact details

Name: Sandra Tam

Position: SMO recruitment advisor


Phone: (04) 806 2547