General Medicine Physician with subspeciality

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    Physician, Internist

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  • Salary:

    NZ$ 190,000 - 270,000 pa

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  • Published:

    12 days ago

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This is an exciting new role for an experienced general physician to support the development of a new Assessment Unit in a regional general hospital. Your scope of practice will include acute general medicine, a subspecialty interest, medical service development and education of resident medical officers.

The Department of Medicine provides acute general and subspecialist medical care as well as outpatient/ non-acute/ elective inpatient care to the community of over 200,000 people. Subspecialties provided include Cardiology, Nephrology and haemodialysis, endocrinology, diabetology, geriatrics, respiratory medicine, oncology, gastroenterology, hepatology and neurology. 

    • general medical services 
    • Perform regular routine ward rounds with junior medical staff
      and the multi-disciplinary team of the ward reviewing the
      progress, management and discharge plans of inpatients
      admitted under your care
    • participate in the acute medicine on-call roster alongside the other physicians.
    • Perform regular outpatient clinics at hospital sites across the region
    • improve and develop the services of the assessment unit
    • educate resident medical officers

  • have or be eligible for vocational (or locum tenens – special purpose) registration with the Medical Council of New Zealand in an Internal Medicine scope of practice
  • postgraduate training in internal medicine and a subspeciality with dual accreditation
  • fluent English communication
  • enthusiasm for medical education
  • skills in service development
  • driving licence

  • salary NZ$ 200,000 - 300,000 pa
  • generous relocation allowance
  • medical practice expenses refunded
  • 6 weeks annual leave
  • pension benefits
  • CME programme