Consultant Renal Physician | Tākihi Mātanga (6 months fixed term)
Capital & Coast DHB
Workplace Wellington Regional Hospital, Porirua Kenepuru Hospital
Specialty General / Internal Medicine
Grading Specialist / Consultant
Commencement date Open
Hours per week 40
Application closing date Open
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Location: Wellington Regional Hospital, Kenepuru Hospital
Contract: Fixed term, full time
ABOUT THE ROLE
The renal service provides a full service for the management of acute and chronic renal disease to most of the central region of New Zealand (Capital & Coast DHB, Hutt Valley DHB, Wairarapa DHB), as well as home dialysis services to Nelson/Marlborough DHB. This includes outpatient consultations, inpatient services, renal transplant services and a thorough pre-dialysis service. The service maintains a strong focus and commitment to home based dialysis, both peritoneal and haemodialysis. A satellite centre are located at Kenepuru and Hutt Valley. The Incentre dialysis unit at Wellington hospital service the increasing demand for assisted haemodialysis.
Outpatient clinics are provided at Wellington, Hutt, Kenepuru and Kapiti hospitals.
Renal transplantation services have expanded by increasing live donor transplants. Transplant services are provided for the central region including MidCentral, Whanganui, and Hawkes Bay DHBs.
Renal inpatient care is provided on Ward 5 North, Level 5 WRH building. Ward 5 North has 40 beds with the renal, medical oncology, radiation oncology and haematology co-located. The ward provides a full renal medical and nursing service including diagnostic investigations, peritoneal dialysis and renal transplantation, as well as general medical, surgical and nursing care for renal patients. Acute inpatient services operate 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE
- Vocationally registered in general medicine (internal medicine) with the Medical Council of New Zealand (MCNZ)
- FRACP or equivalent and be able to register for vocational registration with the MCNZ
- Inpatient and Outpatient experience, including oversight of a large dialysis dependent group (essential)
- Inpatient management of post operative transplant experience desirable
- Relevant training and experience
ABOUT THE ORGANISATION
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.
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.
HOW TO APPLY
Applications closes on 27 June 2021 and can only be accepted when submitted through our CCDHB Careers website.
Please note we will be considering applications as they are submitted.
For further information on this role, please email firstname.lastname@example.org and please indicate the vacancy number (SMO37-21) and job title in the subject line.
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Specialist qualification in Internal/General Medicine (Renal) - FRACP or equivalent and be able to register for vocational registration with the MCNZ