Renal Physician - Locum / Fixed-term at Southern District Health Board (Invercargill/Dunedin), Otago
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
- Dunedin/Southland Hospital
- Locum or fixed-term (24 January 2022 - 15 April 2022)
About Southern District Health Board
Welcome to Southern DHB! Our DHB covers the largest geographical catchment amongst all the DHB's in New Zealand. We proudly strive to provide top quality healthcare to our diverse patient population. Nephrology Otago is an inpatient, outpatient and Emergency Department based service providing service across our District. Duties would include supervising our renal dialysis unit that is used for training and acutely unwell patients, supporting our exclusively delivered home haemodialysis model and direct involvement with working patients up for renal transplantation. We are now looking for a dynamic, forward thinking Renal Physician who is willing to influence, lead change within the department and bring their passion and commitment for acute and outpatients care to the force.
About the role
This role is based in Dunedin but will require travel on occasion to Southland. As an introduction, we provide care for a population of approximately 350,000 spread over the lower South Island of New Zealand. Our staff enjoy close relationships with the University of Otago, School of Medicine and Otago Polytechnic School of Nursing. We benefit from continuous professional development, involvement with medical and nursing student training, participation in research and many more opportunities arising from working in a combined clinical-academic environment.
Our tight knit team values the importance of creating a work environment that is welcoming, safe, equitable and inclusive; therefore, it is key for you to have a sound understanding of and commitment to multi-cultural living and family / whanau principles. These core values align with our work and life practices and team well-being. Duties include patient management, leading ward rounds, undertaking clinical procedures, involvement audit, teaching, undertaking research and participating in continuing professional development. However, life is for living and Otago is an amazing place to live; we also work closely with our team to ensure achievement of good work/life balance.
You will need to have, or be eligible to be awarded, vocational registration with the New Zealand Medical Council as a FRACP in Nephrology or an equivalent qualification as recognised by the Medical Council of New Zealand.
About Dunedin and Invercargill
Both Dunedin and Invercargill are great little cities with a big town feel and well known for its Southern Hospitality. Outside of work, you will find life in to be very easy with its affordable living, great schools, laid-back lifestyle and world-famous wildlife on the Otago Peninsula. These compact yet vibrant regional cities have plenty of energy. This sustains great activities such as theatre, stunning gardens, art galleries, live-music and a diverse selection of restaurants and cafés. Central Otago is a notable holiday destination and many outdoor recreation opportunities are easily accessible.
For further information or discuss rates, please contact Agatha Chen, Recruitment Advisor - Senior Medical Officers, on phone: +64 3 470 9604 or email: email@example.com with your CV.
In the interests of protecting our people and our patients, all appointments will be subject to the following:
- Occupational health assessment
- Police vetting / Ministry of Justice safety checks
- Serious misconduct checks (previous Public Service departments and statutory Crown entities only)
COVID vaccination requirements
Following the update to COVID-19 Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Order 2021 this also includes the requirement that you are fully vaccinated against COVID-19. You will need to provide proof of this to Occupational Health staff.
We only accept online applications. Please apply via our website: www.southerndhb.govt.nz/careers/
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|Employer:||Southern District Health Board (Invercargill/Dunedin)|
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