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GERIATRICIAN CONSULTANT - OLDER PERSONS & REHABILITATION WARD & COMMUNITY

Job Title: GERIATRICIAN CONSULTANT - OLDER PERSONS & REHABILITATION WARD & COMMUNITY
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: North Island
Industry:
Salary: Negotiable depending on experience and qualifications
Start Date: March 2020
Reference: A-39282
Contact Name: Ochre Recruitment
Contact Email: positions@ochrerecruitment.com
Job Published: January 14, 2020 02:16

Job Description

GERIATRICIAN CONSULTANT - OLDER PERSONS & REHABILITATION WARD & COMMUNITY 

Start Date: March 2020 

Rates: Negotiable based on experience and qualifications 

The Position 
Our client is looking for a dynamic Specialist Geriatrician with great skills to join the Older Persons and Rehabilitation team Full-time (1.05 FTE) role. In response to a local aging population they anticipate the development of an acute in patient geriatric service that would be well placed to provide advice to their orthopaedic and surgical teams. The development of this service will be a key part of this role. You may be expected to participate in the weekend acute medical call roster. 

They work closely with the surgical and anaesthetic colleagues and anticipate the development of a perioperative frailty service in the near future. They run a specialist Parkinson's disease interdisciplinary clinic and also a memory clinic. They have close links with their physician colleagues, older person mental health services, NASC, and their community based colleagues. They are planning for future SMO growth in this service. 

The Location 
The district is well known for its other outdoor recreation options including tramping, cycling, mountain biking as well as lake and river water sports such as boating and kayaking. Rotorua, the tourist centre of the North Island of New Zealand is less than an hour drive from the Bay of Plenty coast that offers lots of sun, good surf, boating, fishing and deep sea diving. 

Essential Criteria: 
To apply for this position you must hold or be eligible for vocational scope of practice in Internal Medicine with the Medical Council of New Zealand. 

Take your medical career to the next level with Ochre Recruitment, one of Australasia’s most established and trusted agencies. You’ll benefit from the personalised service that matches you to positions that suit your current lifestyle needs and career goals. 

Apply today and let us take you to the next step in your medical career! (Quote Ref:A-39282)