Rheumatologist Specialist

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    Palmerston North

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    Physician, Rheumatologist

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    about 2 months ago

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We are looking for a rheumatologist interested in working in a regional general hospital within a team providing expert rheumatology care to patients referred to the hospital at hospital and ambulatory clinics. The role can be combined with internal (general) medicine duties.

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

Key Duties:
  • provide a high standard of clinical practice and clinical expertise and effective rheumatology services to the community and region 
  • provide advice to Service Manager, Acute and Elective Specialist Services, on rheumatology management matters and professional standards of practice.
  • provide supervision and instruction for Resident Medical Officers rostered to the Acute and Elective Specialist Service.

  • 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

  • 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.