Rheumatologist Specialist

  • Location

    Tauranga

  • Sector:

    Physician, Rheumatologist

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Contact email:

    info@odysseyrecruitment.com

  • Contact phone:

    0044 203 409 5597

  • Job ref:

    247763

  • Published:

    2 months ago

  • Duration:

    Permanent

  • Expiry date:

    2022-04-03

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

This is a new role in a regional general hospital working within a team providing expert rheumatology care to patients referred to the hospital at hospital and ambulatory clinics.

The hospital is a 350 bed secondary care facility with 24/7 emergency department and usual variety of medical and surgical services. 


Key Duties:
  •  lead and support the provision of high quality management of people with rheumatological disease who referred to the hospital
  • support the Medical Leader to develop, implement and operationalise a high-quality patient service which is continuously improving and at the forefront of teaching, research and clinical excellence for better health outcomes and patient experience at both individual and population levels
  • undertake standard rheumatological procedures, i.e. joint aspiration and injection.

Requirements
  • FRACP or equivalent specialist qualification in rheumatology
  • Eligible for vocational registration with the Medical Council of New Zealand
  • Skills in musculoskeletal ultrasound assessment of disease progression and treatment options
  • Fluent English language both verbal and written

Benefits
  • Salary NZ$ 190000 - 270000 pa basic
  • 6 weeks annual leave
  • reimbursed medical practice costs
  • clinical research opportunities

If you are interested in the role please forward your CV for consideration.