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Consultant Physician, sub specialty in Gastroenterology

Employer Taranaki DHB
Workplace Taranaki Base Hospital, New Plymouth
Specialty Gastroenterology
Term Permanent
Grading Specialist / Consultant
Hours per week 40
Commencement date Open
Application closing date 30 Sep 2017
Employer Taranaki DHB Workplace Taranaki Base Hospital, New Plymouth
Specialty Gastroenterology Term Permanent
Grading Specialist / Consultant Commencement date Open
Hours per week 40 Application closing date 30 Sep 2017

Job description

Taranaki Base Hospital, New Plymouth
Permanent, Part time or Full Time
Vacancy 082091

Applications are invited for the post of Consultant Physician with a Gastroenterology sub-specialty interest. The successful applicant will join a department of nine other Consultant Physicians who have sub-specialty interests in Cardiology (2), Endocrinology, Gastroenterology, Renal (2), Respiratory (2) and Rheumatology. The successful candidate will take part in a 1:9 general medicine on-call rota with Registrar and House Surgeon support.

The Department of Medicine has a strong track record with education and training, and the successful incumbents will be expected to participate and contribute to the department’s CME activities, including basic & advanced trainee registrar teaching, audit and medical student teaching. Salary will be in accordance with the current national collective agreement. A comprehensive relocation package would be available to the successful permanent appointees.

We are keen to consider candidates that are currently in training posts seeking employment within twelve months or from suitable candidates who may wish to work in a short term capacity for six months or longer. You must have specialist qualifications registerable in New Zealand.

Taranaki Base Hospital, situated in New Plymouth, is a progressive regional secondary referral centre for the province of Taranaki with a wide range of medical specialties, an Intensivist led ICU and an HDU and CCU. There is also a well-equipped Radiology Department providing interventional radiology and gastroenterology related support including digital radiology, PTC, CT guided biopsy, MRI, CT and angiography. Taranaki Base hospital has a new endoscopy suite with two purpose built endoscopy theatres. A new angiography/ERCP suite with anaesthetic capability will be completed during 2016. Endoscopy duties will be shared with the current gastroenterologist and six general surgeons. There is an excellent Laboratory Service and the IT service is among the best in the country.

Taranaki is situated on the west coast of the lower North Island of New Zealand with a population of approximately 105,000. It is an area with outstanding scenery and a strong economic record. It is an excellent and affordable place to live and raise a family, with first class educational facilities. The mountain to surf environment encourages outdoor living and recreational activities which are all available within minutes of New Plymouth, the provincial capital.

To apply please visit our website www.tdhb.org.nz/careers/careers.shtml

To discuss the post informally please contact Dr Campbell White, Consultant Physician, via e-mail Campbell.White@tdhb.org.nz

Closing date for applications is 30 September 2017 however we may make an appointment prior to this date and close the vacancy.

Qualifications required

You must have specialist qualifications registerable in New Zealand.
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Vacancy contact details
Name Dr Campbell White
Position Consultant Physician
Phone 06 753 6139
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