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Permanent Consultant Geriatrician

Job Title: Permanent Consultant Geriatrician
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Northland, New Zealand
Industry:
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: 1/02/2019
Reference: JO-1810-35576_1540529811
Contact Name: Ochre Recruitment
Contact Email: positions@ochrerecruitment.com
Job Published: October 26, 2018 05:56

Job Description

Permanent Consultant Geriatrician

Start Date: February 2019

Rates: Negotiable depending on experience and qualifications

The Position
This position for a Specialist Physician is part of a service which provides care for Older People across Northland. As the successful applicant you will be part of a team of five specialist physicians for older people and work alongside a growing psychiatry for older people service and acute stroke service. This service provides for the rapidly growing older population of Northland which includes over 30,000 people aged 65 years or over. It has a 24-bed Assessment and Rehabilitation ward which includes a 6-8 bed Acute Stroke Unit. There are associated community rehabilitation teams, a region-wide needs assessment service and gerontology nurse specialist programmes.

The Location
Located in the North Island this is a fantastic region to explore if you're into nature walks, cultural exploration, fantastic food and drink and an exciting arts scene. There is a full calendar of events for you to enjoy and a lovely warm climate. It offers an exciting lifestyle for even the seasoned tourist. Water based activities available include water skiing, diving, sailing, sea kayaking, fishing, boating and swimming. The climate is sub-tropical. There is a good range of educational opportunities for families with both private and public schooling nearby.

Essential Criteria:
All applicants should be eligible or able to achieve vocational registration in internal medicine/general medicine with the Medical Council of New Zealand

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