Acute Medicine Physician | Whakatane

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    Physician, Internist

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  • Salary:

    $190,000 - 270,000

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  • Published:

    3 months ago

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This is a new position for a consultant in internal medicine in a region which has undergone an expansion and rejuvenation of its health care services to improve the management of acute medical emergencies and presentations.  The emergency medicine service, internal medicine service and intensive care service have been own upgraded in order to provide optimum medical care to the residents of this region which contains a large rural population.
The area offers a wonderful lifestyle with a warm sunny climate, magnificent beaches and nature and a relaxed  pace of life which contribute to an enviable work and life balance.

Key Responsibilities

  • the inpatient management of acute, palliative, and chronic diseases.
  • assessment, stabilisation and treatment of acute medical conditions presenting to the Emergency Department  
  • regular ward rounds to enable rapid evaluation, referral and transfer of patients to the most appropriate setting/environment
  • General medical/or subspecialty clinics or lists (ambulatory outpatient clinics)
  • participation in the acute medical roster
  • contribute to the learning culture across undergraduate and postgraduate medical staff
  • supervise registrars and house officers


  • eligible for the Specialist (Vocational) registration with the Medical Council of New Zealand .
  • FRACP or equivalent specialist board certification
  • excellent communication skills
  • fluent English language verbal and written communication

Employee Benefits  

  • Attractive salary NZ$ 190,000 - 270,000 pa DOE
  • CME package
  • Relocation expenses
  • Medical Practice costs reimbursed
  • permanent full time employment


  • Apply with recent CV defining scope of practice and three referee contact details.