jueves, 1 de noviembre de 2012


Specialist Geriatrician
No on-call roster necessary
this is negotiable!
Participate in the redevelopment of this Service

Lakes District Health Board provides healthcare for a central North Island population of 108,000 people. With our new Health of Older Persons Inpatient Unit opening early 2013, you will be involved in developing a Stroke Unit and be a key liaison in Orthogeriatric and Geriatric Care.
About the role
Reporting to the Clinical Head of Internal Medicine you will work with one other Specialist Geriatrician in a Service closely integrated with the wider Internal Medicine Service. You will:
  • Provide inpatient and outpatient Geriatric Medicine and Rehabilitation Services
  • Function as a Lead Clinician for patients with Stroke and TIAs
  • Be well supported by Junior Medical Staff, with opportunities for teaching
What are we looking for?
  • A Specialist Geriatrician
  • FRACP or equivalent
  • Eligible for specialist registration with NZ Medical Council
What is in it for you?
People love working in this role because of the autonomy and the opportunity to develop while working within a supportive Internal Medicine team. Plus:
  • The Medicine is interesting and challenging
  • You work Monday to Friday with no call or negotiable call
  • Competitive salary package coupled with a lower cost of living
Fantastic lifestyle with idyllic setting, outdoor recreational activities, top schooling and affordable housing.
Closing date: 14th December 2012.
For further information please visit our website: www.lakesdhb.govt.nz and apply online today!!



Permanent, full time

Wanganui is a coastal city, within easy distance of New Zealand’s famed North Island ski fields. Mt Ruapehu in the Tongariro National Park is the North Island’s highest peak and principal skiing ground. The views from around the mountain are beautiful. Wanganui offers
an impressive array of sporting and recreational facilities and venues. The Whanganui River sweeps through the valley over which the city is spread, and is the longest navigable waterway in the North Island. The river provides facilities for rowing, sailing, canoeing, water skiing and windsurfing. The city also boasts excellent sporting facilities and has an international reputation as being one of the finest sports training regions in the world.

Wanganui is approximately midway between Wellington and New Plymouth. Wellington is 193km away (two and a half hours’ drive). Daily flights are available from Wanganui to both Wellington and Auckland.

We are seeking a Consultant Physician to become part of the general medical team comprising six Consultants, supported by six House Officers. Eligibility for vocational registration with the Medical Council of New Zealand is essential, along with specialising in Stroke and Cardiac support.

For more information please contact the SMO Recruitment Adviser, email: wayne.thompson@wdhb.org.nz telephone: +64 6 348 3250.
Reference: 02-P1.2-2015.
Applications close: 14th December 2012.
Apply online at: www.wdhb.org.nz