About the Job


The Opportunity

The Medical Department at Te Whatu Ora - Tairāwhiti is looking for Consultant Physicians to join our team.  The department consists of eight Physicians with sub-speciality interests, and two Consultant Cardiologists. We currently have two full-time, permanent positions available and are seeking applicants with subspecialty interests, one Renal / Nephrology and the other Gerontology. 

We are looking for a physician with a knowledge base and experience within General Medicine including acute medical. We see undifferentiated medical patients being admitted to the hospital and will obtain subspecialty advice from our tertiary centre if required.  This allows for us to have a broad spectrum of practice.

The current schedule of work consists of being assigned to Ward based care three weeks on, then three weeks off to attend to administrative duties, CME activities, committee and audit work. Clinicians are also rostered half day outpatient clinics two times a week

You should be passionate about providing an efficient and effective service for the Tairāwhiti community and be able to provide clinical support for the multi-disciplinary team while working in conjunction with surgical, anaesthetics, nursing allied and cultural team members to deliver good quality outcomes for patients. You will be expected to participate in all professional and quality assurance activities required by the Medical Department as well as a 1 in 6 on call roster.

The medicine department at Te Whatu Ora -Tairāwhiti has a full roster of registrars with both basic and advanced trainees providing 24/7 on site care for medical patients as well as support in outpatient clinics. 

The successful candidate will be expected to participate in a weekly educational clinical meeting and and regular morbidity and mortality meetings. There are other educational opportunities including journal club, grand rounds, a Wednesday lunchtimes senior medical staff teaching presentation, medical registrar teaching and House surgeon team

About you

  1. Medical Council of New Zealand (MCNZ) Vocational registration in the Scope of Practice of Internal Medicine or eligible for MCNZ Provisional Vocational registration in the Scope of Practice of Internal Medicine.
  2. Have a current New Zealand driver's license or ability to obtain.

Our Organisation

Situated on the eastern coast of New Zealand's North Island, Gisborne “Tairāwhiti” – “The light shines on the water” is the first city in the world to see the rising sun of the new day. Our region offers vast golden sand beaches, bush clad mountains, lush farmlands, with significant historical landmarks, natural wonders and a deep connection to Māori culture. We enjoy a pleasant climate, short commutes and a relaxed approach that creates a work-life balance offering that is enviable to most that are not yet here. 

If you are interested in these positions, please apply online and attach an up to date copy of your CV for consideration. 

For a discussion about this role or
other opportunities contact Alasdair today.

alasdairl@headmedical.com / 0131 357 1848

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