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We are recruiting a Specialist Rheumatologist to join the team at the team at our client`s hospital in one of the most highly sought after coastal cities in New Zealand. They provide healthcare for a rapidly growing population in one of the most beautiful regions in New Zealand. At the heart of our services are our CARE values – Compassion, All One Team, Responsiveness and Excellence

The Rheumatology service currently provides care to people from across the district at ambulatory clinics at two hospital sites. The Rheumatology team consists of Physicians, Specialist Nurses and Allied Health staff. One of our team is working towards retirement and we are offering this role as a fixed term position, as we look to how best to grow and innovate to meet the needs of our population across into the future. If you are interested in utilising your specialist knowledge and skills to meet the needs of a diverse population - this is an opportunity to contribute to the direction the service will take to meet future health care needs.

As we move towards the Health NZ system redesign, we are aware of the opportunities this provides to adapt and deliver services that are accessible and responsive to people with both acute and long- term health challenges. This role is suited to someone who is enthusiastic around service improvement and working in new ways as part of a multidisciplinary team. 

We will work with the ideal candidate to develop a role which best suits their professional preferences and career options. The ideal candidate would also have the skills to foster a learning culture across undergraduate and postgraduate medical staff, with the support of the clinical school and the University of Auckland. The school also provides clinical research opportunities.

Our team actively encourage work life balance and the region is ideally situated for those who like to work, rest and play – beautiful beaches, stunning scenery, excellent schools and a vibrant social city culture.

Applicants must hold or be eligible for vocational registration with the New Zealand Medical Council. 

If you are interested in this position, please apply online and attach an up to date copy of your CV so we can view your experience in detail and assess the level of assistance we can provide. 

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

alasdairl@headmedical.com / 0131 357 1848

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