Respiratory Physician at MidCentral District Health Board (Palmerston North), Manawatu / Whanganui
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
MidCentral District Health Board actively seeks Māori into our workforce to reflect the community we serve.
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.
We service a population of around 180,000 people across our district with key sites at Palmerston North Hospital and Horowhenua Health Centre, Levin. In addition, the hospital is a teaching hospital, and is associated with both Auckland and Otago medical schools.
Situated in the lower half of the North Island of New Zealand, the Manawatu region offers visitors and residents a unique mix of lifestyle by combining rural charm with the convenience of sophisticated living. Palmerston North in the centre of the Manawatu is a beautiful location, with all modern services and luxuries expected of vibrant cities, including a shopping plaza, a Globe theatrical centre, the Regent and Centre Point theatres, and dozens of hotels/motels, giving Palmerston North a reputation as a conference hub. Palmerston North tertiary education is provided by Massey University and the International Pacific College. We have excellent primary, intermediate and secondary schooling, both public and private, mixed and single sex. Cost of living is reasonable, housing very affordable, and rural living with stunning views only minutes from town is very achievable.
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Employer:||MidCentral District Health Board (Palmerston North)|
|Location:||Manawatu / Whanganui|
|Position type:||Permanent Full time|
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