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Geriatrician

Employer MidCentral DHB
Workplace MidCentral District Health Board
Specialty Geriatric Medicine
Term Permanent
Grading Specialist / Consultant
Hours per week 40
Commencement date Open
Application closing date 01 Dec 2019
Employer MidCentral DHB Workplace MidCentral District Health Board
Specialty Geriatric Medicine Term Permanent
Grading Specialist / Consultant Commencement date Open
Hours per week 40 Application closing date 01 Dec 2019

Job description

Are you a specialist geriatrician looking for an exciting opportunity to help create innovative services for older people? If so, the Healthy Ageing & Rehabilitation cluster at MidCentral District Health Board (MDHB) would welcome your application for a new post.

We are seeking to employ:
A full-time (1.0 FTE) specialist geriatrician
The specialist geriatrician will join our experienced team of geriatricians, nurses and allied health professionals.

This is an exciting time for older people in our district. In collaboration with our partners in primary care, MDHB is implementing a range of initiatives to enable older people to live well with frailty:

A multi-disciplinary Health of Older People team - supporting our Integrated Family Health Centres to proactively manage older people with frailty, with further expansion planned across the district
An Interface Geriatrics service to enable ‘front door’ geriatric assessment in the Emergency Department and Medical Admissions and Planning Unit
An acute care unit for older people with frailty opening in Autumn 2019 incorporating an OPAL unit – Older People’s Acute Assessment & Liaison unit
Expansion of our ortho-geriatric liaison service
We are looking for an enthusiastic, dynamic and forward thinking colleague who is committed to helping us achieve our goal for the district of older people living well with frailty.

For further information contact Dr Syed Zaman, Medical Head, ElderHealth: syed.zaman@midcentraldhb.govt.nz or Anita Roberts, Medical Recruitment Consultant: anita.roberts@midcentraldhb.govt.nz or ph:+64 6 350 8849


Qualifications required

Applicants must have a specialist qualification in Geriatric Medicine and General Medicine and be eligible for Vocational Registration with the Medical Council of New Zealand.
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Vacancy contact details
Name Anita Roberts
Position
Phone +64 6 350 8849
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