Stroke Specialist Physician - Neurologist, Internist, Geriatrician

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    Palmerston North

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    Physician, Geriatrician, Internist

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    9 days ago

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This is an exciting new role for a physician specialised in the management of acute strokes in one of New Zealand's North Island regional general hospitals.
  • 350 bed hospital provides standard secondary medical and surgical services with 24/7 emergency department and ICU. 
  • new stroke service being developed
  • role can be combined with internal medicine or geriatric medicine practice

Key Duties:
  • Alongside a team of experienced physicians, you will provide thrombolysis assessment in working hours
  • Assessment for mechanical thrombectomy where appropriate.
  • Provide supervision to junior doctors 
  • Participate in the afterhours on call rota including weekend acute stroke specialist ward rounds.

  • 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, neurology or geriatrics
  • fluent English communication
  • experience in stroke management and acute medicine

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

To apply for this role. please forward your CV for immediate consideration.