Consultant Physician

New Plymouth (Locality), Taranaki (NZ)
04 Sep 2019
02 Oct 2019
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Consultant Physician, sub speciality Respiratory

Taranaki Base Hospital, New Plymouth

The Department of General Medicine is looking to appoint a Consultant General Physician / Respiratory subspecialty. The successful applicant will join a department of nine other Consultant Physicians who have subspecialty interests in Cardiology, Endocrinology, Gastroenterology, Renal and Rheumatology. The successful candidate will take part in a 1:9 General Medicine on call rota with Registrar and House Officer support.

Taranaki Base Hospital, situated in New Plymouth, is a progressive regional secondary referral centre for the province of Taranaki with a wide range of medical specialties, an Intensivist-managed ICU within a combined ICU/HDU/CCU and a well equipped Radiology Department providing interventional radiology, which includes digital radiology, CT guided biopsy  MRI, CT and angiography.  Taranaki Base hospital has video bronchoscopy facilities and a respiratory lab for spirometry and DLCO testing which is supported by a respiratory physiologist. There is an excellent Laboratory Service and the IT service is among the best in the country. An $80m building redevelopment of our theatre and inpatient wards was completed in 2013. 

The successful applicant should have specialist qualifications registerable in New Zealand.  The Department of Medicine has a strong track record with education and training, and the successful incumbents will be expected to participate and contribute to the department’s CME activities, including basic & advanced trainee registrar teaching, audit and medical student teaching.

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To discuss the post informally please contact Dr Fitzgerald Zhanje, Head of Department on 0064 6 753 6139 or by e-mail  Fitzgerald.  or Charles Hunt, Human Resources Manager by e-mail

To make an application click on “Apply Online” within this page.

Closing date for applications is 30 November, 2019.

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