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Permanent Consultant Geriatrician

Job Title: Permanent Consultant Geriatrician
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: North Island, New Zealand
Industry:
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: 1/08/2019
Reference: JO-1905-37448_1556675921
Contact Name: Ochre Recruitment
Contact Email: positions@ochrerecruitment.com
Job Published: May 01, 2019 02:58

Job Description

Permanent Consultant Geriatrician

Start Date: August 2019

Rates: Negotiable depending on experience and qualifications

The Position
Our client is looking for a dynamic Specialist Geriatrician to join the Older Persons and Rehabilitation team at Lakes DHB. Their excellent team is based in a purpose built 16-bedded ward that provides care for older patients and those requiring rehabilitation or who have suffered a stroke. Their team consists of one other geriatrician, a geriatric nurse specialist, a registrar and house officer as well an excellent interdisciplinary team of allied health professionals and nurses. We are committed to providing the best outcomes for our patients.

They also provide outpatient and community assessments in both Rotorua and Taupo. They work closely with their surgical and anaesthetic colleagues and anticipate the development of a perioperative frailty service in the near future.

The Location
Situated in a region well known for its great climate, relaxed lifestyle and beautiful beaches, this is a sophisticated and friendly small city. There is plenty of adventure to be had - diving, fishing, river rafting, surfing, and hiking for starters. The thriving culture of the region makes for some fascinating and unique cultural experiences. The region's flourishing internationally-regarded wine industry has birthed a growing gourmet wine and food culture.

Essential Criteria:
To apply for this position you must hold be eligible for or hold vocational scope of practice in General Medicine/Internal Medicine with the Medical Council of New Zealand. The applicant must have further specialist training in geriatric medicine.

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