Consultant Rheumatologist - Expression Of Interest, Timaru

Last update 2024-04-16
Expires 2024-05-16
ID #2034306394
Consultant Rheumatologist - Expression Of Interest, Timaru
New Zealand, Canterbury, Timaru,
Modified February 17, 2024


Consultant Rheumatologist Te Whatu Ora - South Canterbury (Timaru Hospital)South Island - New Zealand Options for, Permanent, Fixed Term, Locum, Fullor Part Time Hours Right now, we're seeking expressions of interest for a Consultant Rheumatologist to join the general medicine department at Timaru Hospital.

Located in the South Island of New Zealand the district of South Canterbury iscentrally located and an easy to place to live and work, with instant access toan array of outdoor activities.

General Medicine Department at Timaru Hospital Currently,we are a team of nine general medicine specialists, each of the team having anadditional sub-specialty focus, that currently includes Neurology, Chest Medicine, Diabetology, Gastroenterology and Cardiology and Rheumatology.

The Rheumatologyposition involves conducting rheumatology clinics, supported by a Specialist Rheumatology Nurse, with easy access to the Departments of Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy, Orthotics, Pharmacy, Day Ward for infusions, in awell-equipped District General Hospital.

This position also involvesbeing available to provide advice to General Physicians, GPs, Orthopaedic Surgeons, Emergency Physicians and if necessary, inpatient consultations duringnormal working hours on weekdays.

It ispossible when making an engagement into this role, for us to consider includingan additional part-time component of General Medicine / Internal Medicine to thisappointment, (i.

e. involving inpatient work and on-call responsibilities, withany such details to be negotiated). This could effectively create a full-timepost if so desired.

Te Whatu Ora - South Canterbury isresponsible for the delivery of services throughout the South Canterbury regionand Timaru Hospital (131 beds) serves a district population of approximately50,000 based in a General Hospital Facility, (which has just commenced asignificant refurbishment programme), providing our local community with suchcritical 24 / 7 services as ED, ICU / CCU, General, Orthopaedic, & ENTSurgery, O&G, Psychiatry, Geriatrics, Oncology & Palliative Care, Internal Medicine and Paediatrics.

Integrity,collaboration, accountability, respect and excellence are at the heart ofeverything we do. We are a proudly diverse team, as we know a diverse andinclusive workforce achieves the best outcomes for our patients andcommunities.

If you share in these core values and bring them into every aspectof your patient care. Why Timaru and the South Canterbury region?

We arethe best big little city you will find, located on the coast and Caroline Bay,with the majestic Southern Alps in the back-ground.

Timaru is an easyplace to live, family friendly and with easyaccess to an array of outdoor activities - beaches, ski fields, lakes,mountains, and hiking tracks.

Freeparking and an easy commute to work really helps with true work lifebalance! Medical Council Registration Pleasebe aware, if you are an overseas candidate the Medical Council of New Zealandrequires primary source verification of your qualifications to be undertakenusing the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates - Electronic Portfolio of International Credentials (ECFMG - s EPIC) service.

Beingcertified through EPIC is compulsory and we therefore recommend applicantsregister their professional credentials with EPIC at the time of applying forthis vacancy.

https :

/ / / Registration.aspx Pleasevisit the NZMC website for more details about this and the other requirementsneeded to be met toward gaining NZ Vocational Scope Registration.

Enquiresand Application Process Pleaseapply for this vacancy online athttps : / / Applicationsare Open until a suitable candidate is found.

Ifyou would like to discuss this role and or living in Timaru before you apply,please contact Catherine Robertson,


Job details:

Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Monthly
Occupation: Consultant rheumatologist - expression of interest

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