Infectious Diseases and General Medical Physician at Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Hauora a Toi Bay of Plenty, Bay of Plenty
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
Mō Tātou – About Us
Situated in the sunny eastern coast of New Zealand's North Island, the Bay of Plenty really is just that, offering vast golden sand beaches, bush clad mountains, lush farmlands and more. Its pleasant climate means that the area has become a favourite for holiday makers, retirees and those looking for a different lifestyle outside of the main cities.
Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand, Hauora a Toi Bay of Plenty is spread across a vast geographical area and centred across two hospitals based in Tauranga and Whakatāne. We serve a population of approximately 259,000 for the major population centres of Tauranga, Katikati, Te Puke, Whakatāne, Kawerau and Ōpōtiki. Te Whatu Ora Hauora a Toi Bay of Plenty is one of the Bay of Plenty's largest employers with over 4000 staff.
He Kōrero mō te tūranga - About the Role
We are seeking to recruit an Infectious Diseases and General Physician in a fixed term role whilst one of the team takes extended leave in 2023. This is a full-time role working 80 hours per fortnight Monday to Sunday. This role works within the Department of Medicine based at Tauranga Hospital, providing acute internal medicine inpatient and sub-specialist Infectious Disease outpatient services.
Tauranga Hospital is a 359-bed hospital which provides acute general medical service with support from resident specialists in Cardiology, Respiratory, Gastroenterology, Endocrinology, Rheumatology, Infectious Diseases, Geriatric medicine, Neurology, Oncology, Haematology and Renal services.
This role participates in planned care delivery in Infectious Diseases at both Tauranga Hospital and Whakatāne Hospital, which is a smaller level 2 hospital south of Tauranga. Future planning will also provide opportunities to take care closer to patients with satellite clinics across the district.
The successful candidate will join a department of Physicians who share acute medical admission and patient management responsibilities. The role includes participation in acute medical on call roster and responsibility for leading a team which includes a registrar and house officer.
The service roster is designed so that SMOs have time on and off acute roster to allocate time for participation in subspecialty planned care. Subspecialty responsibilities include clinics, consultations across other specialities and providing telephone advice to primary care clinicians.
There are teaching opportunities across undergraduate (years 4-6) and postgraduate (basic and advanced trainees) medicine.
He Kōrero mōu - About You
Candidates with sup-speciality qualification and experience in Infectious Diseases speciality are welcome and due to the flexible nature of the vacancy; trainees completing training within the next six months are also invited to apply.
Applicants must hold or be eligible for, vocational registration with the NZ Medical Council.
Ko o tatou painga – Our Benefits
- In-House career development
- Relocation assistance available for overseas applicants
- Highly rewarding role and opportunity to make a difference!
- Be a valued member of a multidisciplinary team
- Subsidised onsite hospital gym membership
- Free flu vaccinations
- Free onsite parking
- Discounts (with local businesses)
Ngā uarātanga ō ā mātou mahi – Our Values
At Te Whatu Ora Hauora a Toi Bay of Plenty we recruit for our Manaakitanga CARE values. Why do we do this? Because values-based teams deliver better care.
Our manaakitanga CARE values (Compassion, All-one-team, Responsive and Excellence) support each of us to make a difference every day in the things we do and say. Therefore, it's important that when recruiting, we recruit new colleagues who live by our CARE values.
Te Whatu Ora Hauora a Toi Bay of Plenty are committed to improving Māori health outcomes and achieving health equity for Māori through Te Tiriti o Waitangi obligations. It is essential you demonstrate an awareness of Māori indigenous rights and current issues in relation to health and health equity.
Me pēhea te tuku tono - How to Apply
You can view the position description below and to apply for the role please click “APPLY NOW.” For tracking and reporting purposes, all applications must be submitted through our online career's portal. For additional information or to arrange a confidential chat, contact service business leader - Sandra Fielding Sandra.email@example.com Or service clinical leader - Dr Alex Lampen Smith firstname.lastname@example.org Or ID SMO Dr Kate Grimwade email@example.com
New employees of Te Whatu Ora Hauora a Toi Bay of Plenty will need to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, which includes two doses and a booster dose of an approved vaccine. If you are unable to receive a COVID-19 vaccine or booster for any reason, please indicate this in your application so we can discuss this with you further and establish if you meet any criteria for an exemption.
Due to this position having contact with children and Te Whatu Ora Hauora a Toi Bay of Plenty's commitment to child protection, you will be subject to ‘safety checks' under the Children's Act at the time of hire and thereafter as per the relevant legislation.
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Employer:||Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Hauora a Toi Bay of Plenty|
|Location:||Bay of Plenty|
|Position type:||Contract/Temp Full time|
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