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Respiratory Physician

Employer MidCentral DHB
Workplace Midcentral DHB
Specialty Respiratory Medicine
Term Permanent
Grading Specialist / Consultant
Hours per week 40
Commencement date Open
Application closing date 26 Sep 2021
Employer MidCentral DHB Workplace Midcentral DHB
Specialty Respiratory Medicine Term Permanent
Grading Specialist / Consultant Commencement date Open
Hours per week 40 Application closing date 26 Sep 2021

Job description

We are looking for a Respiratory Physician to join our team based at Palmerston North Hospital providing specialist secondary care services to the MidCentral region. This position would be suitable for an experienced or a newly qualified specialist.

This is a new position and is additional to two experienced Respiratory Physicians. The Respiratory team also includes nurse practitioners, clinical nurse specialists, sleep and respiratory laboratory technicians/physiologists, and respiratory physiotherapists. The service provides comprehensive specialist outpatient and inpatient respiratory services, and primary health care support. Supporting services on site include radiology, nuclear medicine, radiation and medical oncology, and pathology laboratory. Cardiothoracic surgical services are provided in Wellington as the tertiary.

The position involves the provision of general respiratory inpatient and outpatient services including fibreoptic bronchoscopy, and reporting on sleep studies and respiratory lung function tests. Knowledge and ability to manage cystic fibrosis patients and any experience in the supervision of respiratory function laboratory is desirable. This position also includes participation in the general medicine call roster and the provision of limited holiday cover for general medicine.

Applicants must be eligible for vocational registration in Internal Medicine with the Medical Council of New Zealand with a qualification in Respiratory Medicine that is recognised by the Royal Australasian College of Physicians as suitable for Vocational Registration in New Zealand. Applicants must also have demonstrated clinical, management, and teaching skills and the ability to work effectively within the multi-disciplinary team.


For further information please contact Anita Roberts (anita.roberts@midcentraldhb.govt.nz), Recruitment Coordinator, phone 64 6 350 8849.

Qualifications required

Applicants must be eligible for vocational registration in Internal Medicine with the Medical Council of New Zealand with a qualification in Respiratory Medicine that is recognised by the Royal Australasian College of Physicians as suitable for Vocational Registration in New Zealand.
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Vacancy contact details
Name Anita Roberts
Position SMO Recruitment Coordinator
Phone 64 6 350 8849
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