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. Zhanje@tdhb.org.nz or Charles Hunt, Human Resources Manager by e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
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Closing date for applications is 30 November, 2019.