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Consultant Physician, Generalist/Hospitalist

Employer Taranaki DHB
Workplace Taranaki Base Hospital
Specialty General / Internal Medicine
Term Permanent
Grading Specialist / Consultant
Hours per week 40
Commencement date Open
Application closing date Open
Employer Taranaki DHB Workplace Taranaki Base Hospital
Specialty General / Internal Medicine Term Permanent
Grading Specialist / Consultant Commencement date Open
Hours per week 40 Application closing date Open

Job description

The Department of General Medicine is looking to appoint a Consultant General Physician who excels and enjoys working as a Generalist/Hospitalist. The successful applicant will join a department of ten other Consultant Physicians who have subspecialty interests.

The successful candidate will take part in an acute General Medicine on-call roster as a Hospitalist with Registrar and House Officer support.

The successful applicant should have specialist qualifications registerable in New Zealand. 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.

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-managed ICU within a combined ICU/HDU/CCU and a well-equipped Radiology Department providing interventional radiology, which includes digital radiology, CT guided biopsy MRI, CT and angiography. There is an excellent Laboratory Service and the IT service is among the best in the country.

In Taranaki, it is easy to achieve an enviable lifestyle without having to compromise your career path. The region’s amazing mountain, rivers, lakes, fantastic coastline and outstanding surfing and tramping opportunities, masses of parks and gardens, as well as a major events calendar, make it a great place to live and work. Click on this link for information about living and working in Taranaki: http://www.taranaki.info/visit/home.aspx

The Taranaki District Health Board is a large organisation (2,107 staff) operating in the exciting, changing Health sector.

To make an application click on “Apply Online” within this page.

To discuss the post informally please contact:

Brian Gubb - Service Manager for the department of medicine on 0064 6 753 6139 or by e-mail brian.gubb@tdhb.org.nz or Charles Hunt, Human Resources Manager by e-mail charles.hunt@tdhb.org.nz

Closing date for applications is 31 July, 2020.

Qualifications required

The successful candidate will take part in an acute General Medicine on-call roster as a Hospitalist with Registrar and House Officer support.
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