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Consultant Geriatrician and Physician - New Zealand

Salary (SMO Scale) - Internal Medicine - Medicine
Ref: 500 Date Posted: Wednesday 23 May 2018
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A Consultant Internist and Geriatrician is sought for a role which requires the innovative development of geriatric services in a 350 bed secondary care provider hospital in a coastal region of the North Island in New Zealand. The Geriatric services operate in the community and residential care homes as well as in patient and out patient hospital based services. Within the department, there are also  specialist Stroke, Orthogeriatric, Movement Disorder and Rehabilitation services, and string ties with acute and emergency medicine. Participation in the acute medical rota is required.

Role Responsibilities:

  • Provide in patient and out patient geriatric and internal medicine services
  • Do Acute internal Medicine calls
  • Innovate and develop geriatric services and strengthen links with Internal Medicine and Emergency Medicine
  • Educate and supervise junior physicians
  • Conduct clinical research in conjunction with the University of Auckland

Essentials:

  • Medical degree from WHO approved school
  • FRACP or equivalent
  • Eligibility for vocational registration
  • Fluent English communication