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Consultant Geriatrician | Tākutatanga Kaumātua Mātanga (1 month fixed term)

Employer Capital & Coast DHB
Workplace Kenepuru Hopsital Porirua, Wellington
Specialty Geriatric Medicine
Term Locum
Grading Specialist / Consultant
Hours per week 24
Commencement date Open
Application closing date 16 May 2021
Employer Capital & Coast DHB Workplace Kenepuru Hopsital Porirua, Wellington
Specialty Geriatric Medicine Term Locum
Grading Specialist / Consultant Commencement date Open
Hours per week 24 Application closing date 16 May 2021

Job description

Nau mai, haere mai ki Ūpoko ki te uru hauora.

Location: Kenepuru Hospital, Wellington

Contract: Fixed term, part time (0.6 FTE)


We are looking for a Consultant Geriatrician to cover leave from 5 July 2021 - 6 August 2021.

The services operate from all 3 main hospital sites – Wellington, Kenepuru Hospital (Porirua) and Kapiti Health Centre and in the community setting. It provides a range of assessment, treatment and rehabilitation services in community, inpatient and outpatient settings. You will be working in the Health of Older Persons Service, based at Kenepuru Hospital (Restorative health of Older Persons).

As a Consultant you will provide specialist clinical services, training and mentoring for junior medical staff within the service. You will be part of a team that works closely together to provide a co-ordinated approach and continuity of care for patients.

The on call requirement is 1:7-8 on-call.


- Care of ORA inpatients based at Kenepuru Hospital
- Oversight of Registrar and House Surgeon within team
- Participation in On call roster covering Inpatient wards at Kenepuru


- Vocationally registered in Internal Medicine with the Medical Council of New Zealand (MCNZ)
- FRACP or equivalent and be able to register for vocational registration with the MCNZ
- Excellent interpersonal skills and work well in a team environment
- Relevant training and experience


Capital and Coast DHB (CCDHB) is located centrally in Wellington and has over 6,000 full-time equivalent staff, making us one of the major employers in the Wellington region. CCDHB operates two hospitals – Wellington Regional Hospital in Newtown and Kenepuru Hospital in Porirua – as well as the Kapiti Health Centre at Paraparaumu.

The Mental Health, Addiction and Intellectual Disability Service (MHAIDS) spans three DHBs - Wairarapa, Hutt Valley and Capital and Coast DHB’s and includes local, regional, and national services. The local MHAIDS services are provided from multiple sites within the 3DHB sub-region – greater Wellington, Hutt Valley and Wairarapa.

Here at CCDHB we embrace diversity and welcome applications from people of all gender identities, ages, ethnicities, sexual orientations, disability and religions. A workforce that is diverse and inclusive means that we are better positioned to understand and serve our community.

CCDHB is a pro-equity Health Organisation, with a particular focus on Māori and Pacific Peoples and the Disability Community.

CCDHB provides a range of specialist services including neurosurgery, oncology, neonatal intensive care and community-based services including district nursing, rehabilitation services, social work, alcohol and drug services, and home support services to a population of around 900,000 people.

Wellington is New Zealand’s capital city, a cultural and cosmopolitan epicentre renowned for its vibrant cafés, restaurants, international sporting and cultural events set in a beautiful natural harbour. With easy access to vineyards in the Wairarapa and beaches on the Kapiti Coast, there’s plenty of opportunity for adventure or simply to relax and unwind.


Applications close 16 May 2020 and can only be accepted when submitted through our CCDHB Careers website.

For further information on this role, please email and please indicate the vacancy number (SMO25-21) and job title in the subject line.

Ma tini, ma mano, ka rapa te whai

By joining together we will succeed

Qualifications required

Specialist qualifications in Internal Medicine - Geriatrics, FRACP or equivalent and be able to register for vocational registration with the MCNZ
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Vacancy contact details
Name Sandra Tam
Position SMO recruitment advisor
Phone (04) 806 2547
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