Breast Physician at Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Waikato, Waikato
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
Where you’ll be working: Breast Care Centre, Te Whatu Ora
The details: Permanent, 0.5 FTE
- Are you a GP who would like to develop specialised knowledge and skills in order to offer a higher level of care to women with breast conditions and be part of a specialist multidisciplinary team?
Te whiwhinga mahi | The Opportunity
Breast Care Centre, Waikato has a great opportunity for someone who is motivated and dynamic and are looking to join a supportive and enthusiastic team. We are looking to recruit a clinician who has a special interest in women’s health and breast diseases to fill the role of Breast Physician.
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Mō tātou Ratonga | About our Service
Te Whatu Ora Breast Care Centre (BCC) is an integrated diagnostic and breast screening specialist oncoplastic unit under General Surgery. The breast care service provides outpatient and inpatient services for women with benign and malignant breast problems. The service is contracted by the Ministry of Health, National Screening Unit (MOH, NSU) to provide the breast screening service to eligible population in the Te Manawa Taki region. This includes; recruitment and retention, invitation, screening and assessment.
Our Mission is:
To deliver high quality health care services that improves health outcomes and reduces inequalities where they exist.
The service provides:
Diagnostic assessment for women and men referred by their General Practitioners with breast symptoms
Assessment and surveillance of patients at high risk of breast cancer
Treatments; including surgery and ongoing surveillance for patients with cancer and some benign conditions
Primary referred imaging (mammogram and/or ultrasound)
Advice on acute breast conditions
Education for health care professionals and patients
Actively involved in Research
Mōu | About you
Required skills & experience you will need to be considered for this role:
Current annual practising certificate
Have a specialist interest in women’s health
Have good communication skills
A commitment to customer focus, service development and teamwork are essential
Ko wai mātou | Our Organisation
Te iwi Ngakaunui – People at Heart
Whakamana – Give and earn respect
Whakaronga – Listen to me; Talk to me
Mauri Pai – Fair play
Whakapakari – Growing the good
Kotahitanga – Stronger together
It is not very often something happens that is big; like, really big. Big to the point that it will touch the lives of every single person in the country. That is what we are talking about here. The provision of Health in Aotearoa New Zealand, and how its run is about to change in a big way.
Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand and Te Aka Whai Ora - Māori Health Authority will together shape the delivery of Health services in Aotearoa New Zealand for generations to come, and will form the core of a modern and integrated service looking after the needs of all our Whānau.
We are dedicated to achieving health equity for Māori and other priority populations. We are a Crown entity and an active partner in Te Tiriti o Waitangi. Te Whatu Ora – Health New Zealand is guided by Te Tiriti o Waitangi and is committed to upholding the articles.
Here at Te Whatu Ora – Health New Zealand, Waikato we have a team of 8,000 working across the Waikato where everyone plays a vital role in the care of our patients – directly or non-directly. Our vision is Healthy People. Excellent Care. We are a values-based and inclusive organisation that is committed to deliver the best health outcomes for our total population. Reflecting the population we serve is an important part of the care we deliver to the community. We strongly encourage applicants from all backgrounds with the necessary capability and who share our values to apply. We proactively develop pathways that maximise opportunity for Māori and encourage Māori to apply.
Me pēhea te tuku tono | How to apply
Please apply directly online. For further information on this position please contact: Mrs Maiko Smith, General and Breast Surgeon firstname.lastname@example.org
Closing date: Open until filled
A national Vaccination Policy which includes COVID19 is under development. In the interim, a Health and Safety Risk Assessment against the requirements of the role will apply to unvaccinated candidates and employees and appropriate risk mitigation (e.g. extra PPE, RAT testing) may be taken as a result. Please note that when a Vaccination Policy is introduced it will apply to this role and need to be supported.
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
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|Position type:||Permanent Part time|
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