Specialist Geriatrician/physician In Stroke And Acute Geriatrics

Last update 2024-02-26
Expires 2024-03-26
ID #2028794386
Specialist Geriatrician/physician In Stroke And Acute Geriatrics
New Zealand, Auckland, Auckland,
Modified February 13, 2024


Where you'll be working: Waikato Hospital – New Zealand The details: Permanent Full-time - 80 Hours per fortnight (1.0 FTE) Salary details: see ASMS MECA Te whiwhinga mahi | The Opportunity Are you a Specialist Geriatrician with an interest in Stroke Rehabilitation and looking for an exciting opportunity to help older people in a supportive team environment? If so, our Older Person's Health Service at Waikato Hospital would welcome your application.

We are seeking to employ a full-time (1.0 FTE) Consultant Geriatrician who will join our experienced team of Geriatricians, Nurses and Allied Health Professionals at Waikato Hospital in Hamilton, New Zealand.

The Service provides a combination of inpatient, outpatient and community services to clients in the Waikato District.

Using a team approach, we provide comprehensive services for people with age-related health problems, such as; stroke, fractured neck of femur, delirium and cognitive impairment.

We maintain a close liaison with all other hospital and community services, particular emphasis on Mental Health Services for Older People, Needs Assessment and Service Coordination Services and Orthopaedics.

The objective is to enable patients to achieve the highest possible level of independence (i.e.

remain in the community as long as possible) so that the emphasis is on: * Promoting 'wellness', independence and participation * Close liaison with community services * Comprehensive discharge planning We are looking for someone to join us who is excited about developing a vision for the future of the Service.

To enjoy this role, you'll need to be committed to quality service delivery and development and be able to work effectively as a Senior Clinician within a multidisciplinary team.

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(Please note position descriptions can only be viewed on the Te Whatu Ora - Waikato website.) Mōu | About you The required skills and experience you will need to be considered for this role are: * Geriatric Stroke Rehabilitation experience desired * Training and postgraduate qualifications as a Geriatrician * Vocational registration with the Medical Council of New Zealand or be eligible to apply for Provisional Vocational Registration.

* Knowledge and understanding of Te Tiriti o Waitangi The appointee will be involved in teaching, continuing medical education, and quality improvement.

A commitment to customer focus, service development and teamwork is essential.

Te iwi Ngakaunui – People at Heart * Whakamana – Give and earn respect * Whakaronga – Listen to me; Talk to me * Mauri Pai – Fair play * Whakapakari – Growing the good * Kotahitanga – Stronger together He aha Waikato Waikato is the fourth largest region in Aotearoa New Zealand and located just south of Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland.

It features a wide range of world-class outdoor and cultural experiences.

You can surf the world-famous beaches of Whāingaroa Raglan, swim at the beautiful beaches of the Kapanga Coromandel, hike our majestic mountain ranges, tour the Hobbiton shire, experience the magic of the Waitomo glow worm caves, and encounter a vast array of flora and fauna at the remarkable Maungatautari Ecological Reserve.

Waikato is the home of the Kiingitanga and rich in Māori culture.

Waikato Hospital sits on whenua gifted by Waikato iwi, situated on the banks of the mighty Waikato Awa, Hamilton is New Zealand's largest metropolitan inland city.

Hamilton's vibrant city centre and rich cultural mix makes it an ideal place to experience the authentic friendly Kiwi lifestyle.

Learn more about living in the mighty Waikato here.

Me pēhea te tuku tono | How to apply Please apply directly online, attaching a current CV and cover letter.

Applications are not able to be accepted via email.

For further information, please contact Andrea Coxhead, Operations Manager email ****** Closing date: Open until filled Pre-employment Checks: In the interests of protecting our people and our patients, all appointments will be subject to the following: * Occupational health assessment * Police vetting/Ministry of Justice safety checks * Serious misconduct checks (previous Public Service departments and statutory Crown entities only) * Covid-19 vaccination is expected for all workers at higher risk of workplace exposure to Covid-19 through face-to-face patient interaction, working in clinical areas and contact with potentially infectious materials and surfaces.

Job details:

Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Monthly
Occupation: Specialist geriatrician/physician in stroke and acute geriatrics

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