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Respiratory / General Physician

Employer MidCentral DHB
Workplace MidCentral District Health Board
Specialty Respiratory Medicine
Term Permanent
Grading Specialist / Consultant
Hours per week 40
Commencement date 30 Sep 2018
Application closing date Open
Employer MidCentral DHB Workplace MidCentral District Health Board
Specialty Respiratory Medicine Term Permanent
Grading Specialist / Consultant Commencement date 30 Sep 2018
Hours per week 40 Application closing date Open

Job description

We are looking for a Respiratory Physician to join our team based at Palmerston North Hospital providing specialist secondary care services to the MidCentral region. This position would be suitable for an experienced or a newly qualified specialist.

This is a new position and is additional to two experienced Respiratory Physicians. The Respiratory team also includes nurse practitioners, clinical nurse specialists, sleep and respiratory laboratory technicians/ physiologists and respiratory physiotherapists. The service provides comprehensive specialist outpatient and inpatient respiratory services, and primary health care support. Supporting services including radiology, nuclear medicine, radiation and medical oncology and pathology are also located on site.

The position involves the provision of general respiratory inpatient and outpatient services including fibreoptic bronchoscopy and sleep and respiratory test reporting. Experience in cystic fibrosis care and the supervision of respiratory function laboratory is desirable. This position also includes participation in the general medicine call roster and the provision of limited holiday cover for general medicine.

Applicants must be eligible for vocational registration in Internal Medicine with the Medical Council of New Zealand with specialist training / qualification in Respiratory Medicine, as well as having demonstrated clinical, management and teaching skills and the ability to work effectively within the multi-disciplinary team.

For further information please contact Moira Eathorne, Medical Recruitment Consultant
email: moira.eathorne@midcentraldhb.govt.nz
phone+64 6 350 8849.

Qualifications required

A specialist qualification in Respiratory and General Medicine and eligible for Vocational Registration with the Medical Council of New Zealand.
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Vacancy contact details
Name Moira Eathorne
Position Medical Recruitment Consultant
Phone (06) 350 8204
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