Situated in the sunny eastern coast of New Zealand's North Island, the Bay of Plenty really is just that, offering vast golden sand beaches, bush clad mountains, lush farmlands and more. Its pleasant climate means that the area has become a favourite for holiday makers, retirees and those looking for a different lifestyle outside of the main cities.
Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand, Hauora a Toi Bay of Plenty is spread across a vast geographical area and centred across two hospitals based in Tauranga and Whakatāne. We serve a population of approximately 259,000 for the major population centres of Tauranga, Katikati, Te Puke, Whakatāne, Kawerau and Ōpōtiki. Te Whatu Ora Hauora a Toi Bay of Plenty is one of the Bay of Plenty’s largest employers with over 4000 staff.
About the Role
Hauora a Toi Bay of Plenty are investing in the development of renal services to support people living with renal disease across the Bay of Plenty. This includes establishment of a dedicated Renal service multidisciplinary team and the commissioning of additional haemodialysis capacity both in Tauranga and at Whakatāne.
Currently there are four Physicians working across renal and acute general medicine and we are now recruiting two more SMOs to join the service. These roles will share cover of two acute general medical inpatient teams (1:3) and have dedicated non-acute time for subspeciality nephrology service delivery. The roles cover both Tauranga and Whakatāne as well as linking with wider renal services across Te Manawa Taki (Midland) region.
We are looking for a high calibre clinician with excellent clinical and interpersonal skills and an interest in developing renal services across the district.
Key requirements include the ability to work with, and when necessary, lead, multidisciplinary teams. They must be committed to patient safety and good clinical governance. In addition, we seek an individual who has the skills to foster a learning culture across undergraduate and postgraduate staff, with the support of the Bay of Plenty clinical school and the University of Auckland. The school also provides clinical research opportunities.
- In-House career development
- Flexible working practices (e.g. We support work life balance and flexible work arrangements whenever possible)
- Highly rewarding role and opportunity to make a difference!
- Be a valued member of a multidisciplinary team
- Subsidised onsite hospital gym membership
- Free flu vaccinations
- Free onsite parking
- Discounts (with local businesses)
At Te Whatu Ora Hauora a Toi Bay of Plenty we recruit for our Manaakitanga CARE values. Why do we do this? Because values-based teams deliver better care.
If you are interested in this position, please apply online and attach an up to date copy of your CV for consideration.