Geriatrician, Medicine 1.0 FTE or 0.5 PTE at Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Lakes, Bay of Plenty
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
An exciting opportunity has become available to work as a Geriatrician and join our passionate and multi-disciplinary team Older Persons and Rehabilitation Team in Rotorua Hospital.
The Lakes Older Persons and Rehabilitation Service
Our excellent team is based in a purpose built 24-bedded ward that provides care for older patients and those requiring rehabilitation or who have suffered a stroke. Our team consists of one other specialist, a geriatric nurse specialist, a registrar and house officer as well an excellent interdisciplinary team of allied health professionals and nurses. We are committed to providing the best outcomes for our patients.
We also provide outpatient and community assessments in both Rotorua and Taupo. We work closely with our surgical and anaesthetic colleagues and provide a perioperative frailty service. We run a specialist Parkinson’s disease interdisciplinary clinic and also a memory clinic. We have close links with our physician colleagues, older person mental health services, NASC, and our community based colleagues.
In response to a local aging population we anticipate the development of an acute in patient geriatric service that would be well placed to provide advice to our orthopaedic and surgical teams. The development of this service will be a will be a key part of this role
Rotorua hospital is responsible for the teaching and supervision of 4th and 6th year medical students and medical registrars in training: you will be expected to help support this learning.
Rotorua is in the centre of the North Island of New Zealand and surrounded by many lakes and an abundance of native forest: this provides for excellent water based sports and fantastic hiking, walking and mountain bike activities. Rotorua is located one hour from the east coast beaches and two hours from the ski fields of Mount Ruapehu. This position offers you the opportunity to balance a rewarding medical practice with an amazing life style.
What are we looking for?
We are looking for applicants with specialist training in geriatric medicine that are either vocationally registered with the New Zealand Medical Council (NZMC) or for overseas trained applicants who would be eligible for vocational registration.
If you share our values of Manaakitanga – Respect and acknowledgement; Integrity and Accountabililty, and wish to join a great team of enthusiastic people who enjoy working with older people, we would love to meet you.
For further information please email Nicole Eckersley Nicole.firstname.lastname@example.org Medical Staff Recruiter or Nic Crook Nic.Crook@lakesdhb.govt.nz Clinical Director Medicine.
For further information about Rotorua visit http://www.rotoruanz.com/ or to learn more about Lakes District Health Board visit www.lakesdhb.govt.nz.
$164,369 to $244.560 pro-rated to hours worked.
To be eligible to work at Te Whatu Ora Lakes, you must be fully vaccinated, including COVID-19.
Te Whatu Ora Lakes provides healthcare to a population of 110,000 people from its two modern and progressive general hospitals in Rotorua and Taupo, New Zealand. The Lakes district is well known for its many outdoor recreational activities such as mountain biking, skiing, and fishing. Family friendly beaches are also an hour’s drive away. The Lakes district has a growing multi-cultural community and is becoming the lifestyle destination of choice. Working at Te Whatu Ora Lakes provides a great opportunity to balance an amazing lifestyle with a rewarding professional experience in an excellent and supportive work environment.
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Employer:||Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Lakes|
|Location:||Bay of Plenty|
|Position type:||Permanent Full time|
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