Nephrologist and General Medicine 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
Hauora a Toi Bay of Plenty are investing in the development of renal services to support people living with renal disease across the Bay of Plenty. This includes establishment of a dedicated Renal service multidisciplinary team and the commissioning of additional haemodialysis capacity both in Tauranga and at Whakatāne.
Currently there are four Physicians working across renal and acute general medicine and we are now recruiting two more SMOs to join the service. These roles will share cover of two acute general medical inpatient teams (1:3) and have dedicated non-acute time for subspeciality nephrology service delivery. The roles cover both Tauranga and Whakatāne as well as linking with wider renal services across Te Manawa Taki (Midland) region.
He korero mōu - About You
We are looking for a high calibre clinician with excellent clinical and interpersonal skills and an interest in developing renal services across the district.
An understanding and experience in Māori Health and the growing ethnic diversity in the region would be beneficial.
Key requirements include the ability to work with, and when necessary, lead, multidisciplinary teams. They must be committed to patient safety and good clinical governance. In addition, we seek an individual who has the skills to foster a learning culture across undergraduate and postgraduate staff, with the support of the Bay of Plenty clinical school and the University of Auckland. The school also provides clinical research opportunities.
Ko o tatou painga – Our Benefits
- In-House career development
- Flexible working practices (e.g. We support work life balance and flexible work arrangements whenever possible)
- 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 Dr Gavin McHaffie, Clinical Lead for Renal Service (email@example.com) or Sandra Fielding, Business Leader – Medical Service (Sandra.firstname.lastname@example.org)
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:||Permanent Full time|
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