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General Medicine Consultant Physician Opportunities – Permanent positions, Auckland.

Rewarding opportunity for an experienced Physician to join the department of General / Internal Medicine, providing health care to adults in an inpatient setting

We have a total of 1.77FTE (71 hours) to be shared amongst candidates - this is the opportunity to negotiate the number of hours you would prefer to work,  but a minimum of 30 hours per week is required to meet Immigration and Visa requirements if relocating from overseas.

The Opportunity

General Medicine is an acute service, part of the Adult Medical Directorate. We are a leading teaching hospital and closely associated with Auckland University. General Medicine is the core of the medical inpatient service but is very well supported by the range of tertiary services that you would expect in New Zealand’s largest hospital complex.

The General Medicine service is looking for an enthusiastic and motivated Physician who shares our vision for better care for our patients. The service comprises 5 teams of 6-7 consultants. Each ward-based team of consultants has in addition 3 Registrars and 3 House Officers. We are an inclusive, friendly team with excellent relationships amongst colleagues with varied subspecialty interests including infectious diseases, immunology and obstetric medicine. We are well supported by junior staff and we take regular annual and CME leave.

As a Specialist you will work a rotation with three clinical weeks followed by one non-clinical week devoted to additional duties such as teaching, relieving absent SMO’s plus continuing medical education prior to the weekend on call. 

Should you be successful in your application we will welcome you, and together we will strive for high performance and the safest care. We look forward to you being part of our team celebrations and social gatherings.

Our Organisation

We are Te Whatu Ora Te Toka Tumai Auckland. We provide health and disability services to more than half a million people living in central Auckland, regional services for Northland and greater Auckland, and specialist national services for the whole of New Zealand. Our main sites are located in central Auckland.

Important Skills

As the ideal candidate,

·You should be either registered or be eligible for vocational registration within the scope of General Medicine with the Medical Council of New Zealand.

·Previous experience as Consultant Physician is desirable.

Why you will enjoy working here

We recognise there is more to life than mahi | work, and we encourage and provide access to all our staff several services and benefits to support themselves whilst they are employed within Te Toka Tumai. Auckland offers it all – the great outdoors with beaches and mountains, shows and concerts, sports, shopping, wining and dining. It’s a great place to raise children and enjoy and relax when you’re an empty nester. It provides a perfect base for exploring New Zealand generally with excellent national and international flight networks.

If you are interested in this opportunity, 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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