Rheumatology SMO at Waikato District Health Board (Hamilton), Waikato
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
Where you’ll be working: Rheumatology Service, Waikato Hospital
The details: Permanent, 40 hours per week (1.0 FTE), rostered / rotating
We are seeking a passionate, committed Consultant Rheumatologist to join our dynamic, progressive and multidisciplinary department at Waikato Hospital, the largest tertiary hospital in New Zealand. The broad focus on patient care, research and education offers an excellent career opportunity.
At Waikato Hospital you will work in a collegial and supportive environment with 5 other Rheumatologists, 3 CNS, and 2 registrars who are committed to patient care, training and teamwork. The department also has a strong research profile and is involved in academic research and drug trials gaining access to treatments otherwise not available in New Zealand.
Waikato District Health Board has an academic division of the Faculty of Medicine and Health Science, University of Auckland onsite, along with a well-equipped clinical school which acts as a teaching and training centre for an increasing number of undergraduates and post graduate medical and allied health science students.
The candidate must have qualifications that would satisfy the requirements for vocational registration with the Medical Council of New Zealand and desirable to have a driver license. Please visit the Medical Council of NZ website: http://www.mcnz.org.nz/ if you are unsure and complete the on-line assessment tool.
Hamilton is situated in the North Island of New Zealand along the banks of the Waikato river. The city has a population of 150,200 (source Stuff August 2016) and is approximately 2 hours south of Auckland. Beaches on the east and west coast are approximately 1 hours away and ski fields are under 3 hours’ drive time.
The Waikato District Health Board Health & Safety has a policy that includes ensuring that you comply with the Health Order announced 11 October 2021 and with the Waikato DHB’s Vaccine Preventable Diseases for Employees policy. The policy prescribes the required vaccinations including COVID19 for all employees of Waikato DHB. COVID-19 vaccinations are mandatory before you commence employment.
The Waikato District Health Board (DHB) is one of the largest of 20 DHBs in New Zealand.
We plan, fund and provide health and disability support services to a population of more than 400,000. We run five hospitals across the district – a tertiary hospital in Hamilton, a secondary hospital in Thames, and three rural hospitals in Te Kuiti, Taumarunui, and Tokoroa.
Waikato Hospital in Hamilton is one of New Zealand’s largest tertiary, teaching hospitals with over 600 inpatient beds and 22 operating theatres. Clinical specialities include Women’s and Children Services, Cardiology / Cardiothoracic Surgery, Oncology and Haematology, Surgical services, and Mental Health and Addiction. Waikato Hospital is the Midland regional referral centre for multiple specialties including trauma surgery, oncology, and neurology.
We are a values based and inclusive organisation that is committed to deliver the best health outcomes for our total population. To do this we are working hard to develop a robust and capable workforce that reflects the population we serve. We strongly encourage applicants from all backgrounds with the necessary capability and who share our values to apply and would greatly value seeing more applicants from our Māori communities.
Please apply directly online, and click here to review the position description. Applications are not able to be accepted via email. Please contact: Dr Vicki Quincey, Head of Department– email: email@example.com if you require any further information.
Application closing date: 19 July 2022
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|Employer:||Waikato District Health Board (Hamilton)|
|Position type:||Permanent Full time|
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