Cardiologist & Geriatrician/General Physician
Workplace Lakes DHB
Grading Specialist / Consultant
Commencement date Open
Hours per week 40
Application closing date Open
Lakes DHB wishes to increase the services it offers to the community we are seeking to employ additional staff in the following roles. This will take us to a total of 15 physicians each participating in the acute general medical service for 1/3 of the year.
Cardiologist preferably also trained in General Medicine
About the role
Cardiac services are provided within general medicine and it includes delivery of inpatient Cardiology support on CCU, dedicated specialist cardiology clinics and a range of non invasive diagnostic modalities (ambulatory cardiac monitoring, 2D/3D transthoracic ECHO, trans-oesophageal ECHO, contact echocardiology, CT Coronary Angiography)
About the role
Our excellent team is based in a purpose built 16-bedded ward that provides care for older patients and those requiring rehabilitation or who have suffered a stroke. Our team consists of one other geriatrician, a geriatric nurse specialist, a registrar and house officer as well an excellent interdisciplinary team of allied health professionals and nurses. We are committed to providing the best outcomes for our patients.
We also provide outpatient and community assessments in both Rotorua and Taupo. We work closely with our surgical and anaesthetic colleagues and anticipate the development of a perioperative frailty service in the near future. We run a specialist Parkinson’s disease interdisciplinary clinic and also a memory clinic. We have close links with our physician colleagues, older person mental health services, NASC, and our community based colleagues. We are planning for future SMO growth in this service.
You may be expected to participate in the weekend acute medical call roster.
Why you should live and work in Rotorua, New Zealand
With glistening lakes, spectacular forests and amazing geothermal wonders, Rotorua is the perfect home for nature lovers. Residents benefit from world class outdoor activities like boating, swimming, mountain biking, trail running and fishing. Rotorua has become the lifestyle destination of choice for professional couples, families and people that have a passion for life and the outdoors.
Rotorua has a growing multi cultural community with support networks and immigration advice to help people get settled. The City's increasingly cosmopolitan character is a hub for inspirational and passionate people within the community.
For further information please email Carleen Dahya email@example.com, Medical Staff Recruiter or Denise Aitken firstname.lastname@example.org Clinical Director medicine.
For further information about Rotorua visit http://www.rotoruanz.com/ or to learn more about Lakes District Health Board visit www.lakesdhb.govt.nz