By Executive Officer | Posted: Tuesday November 19, 2019
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Hawke's Bay District Heath Board has an immediate need for a specialist who is committed to develop their career and work in a very collegial work environment. This is a full-time, permanent role.
The busy service provides over 3000 endoscopy procedures per year and approximately 2000 outpatient appointments. The team currently comprises three gastroenterologists, and a team of nurses lead by two registered nurses with extensive gastroenterology outpatient, and endoscopy experience. We currently share a medical house surgeon, who provides day to day medical care for gastro inpatients with one of the internal medical teams, and have a dedicated advanced trainee registrar (rotating each six months) in gastroenterology.
We have a very active and involved group of medical and surgical specialists here and a very collegial atmosphere exists. Radiology facilities are excellent.
As our successful candidate, you will have proven skills and experience in diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopy. On application, please include a summary of your endoscopy experience. An ability to perform ERCP would be desirable but not essential and experience in deploying oesophageal, duodenal and colonic stents is highly desirable as currently only one of the Gastroenterologists provides this expertise. If necessary training in these techniques will be arranged.
A shared role with Internal Medicine may be able to be considered but is certainly not mandatory.
The appointee will be involved in teaching, continuing medical education and quality improvement. There is emphasis on ongoing development of services to meet the needs of our patients. A commitment to customer focus, service development and teamwork are essential.
Hawke's Bay Hospital is a 400 bed accredited facility providing acute and elective care for the Hawke's Bay region (a population of 160,000 people). The hospital is a modern facility with a full range of surgical, medical, oncology and radiological services, including MRI, and is one of the largest provincial hospitals in New Zealand. The Regional hospital in Hastings also has links to the DHB's rural services in Wairoa and Waipukurau.
Ruakopito is our newly built start of the art facility, on the campus in Hastings that means all our patient based gastroenterology services are housed in one place providing three procedure rooms, patient recovery, resource and administration areas, clinic spaces and meeting rooms. Ruakopito enables the roll out of the national Bowel Cancer Screening Programme.
Applications for the above position are invited from Registered Medical Practitioners who have advanced training in gastroenterology, Fellowship of the RACP or equivalent, and are eligible for vocational registration with the Medical Council of New Zealand.
If you have any questions about this position, please contact Dr Malcolm Arnold or Dr Tom Boswell on 0064 6 878 8109.
If you are a Consultant Gastroenterologist, or advanced trainee nearing completion of training, who is interested in a role with our great progressive team and DHB, we would love to hear from you now. We have opportunities for specialist Gastroenterologists within a progressive department that is affiliated with the University of Otago. Our Gastroenterology service welcomes applications for positions starting as soon as possible, and there is also room for flexibility to negotiate the hours of work and length of employment with successful applicants.
With some of New Zealand's most famous scenery and holiday spots on our doorstep (Queenstown, Wanaka, Milford Sound, Stewart Island, to name but a few) our region offers affordable living, great schools, and true work-life balance and a relaxed way of life with no traffic jams in sight. Dunedin is a vibrant University town and a great place to live and work. Invercargill is situated at the base of the South Island and the people are renowned for their warmth and hospitality.
You will have the opportunity to work across the District and you'll get to work within our comprehensive range of Gastroenterology services at both of our main hospitals, located in Dunedin and Invercargill, as well as outpatient clinics in other areas of the district. Dunedin Hospital has 350 beds and provides care for a population of approximately 180,000. Southland Hospital, in Invercargill has 180 beds and provides care for a population of approximately 100,000. The two main hospitals in Southern DHB provide care for the population of the whole of the lower South Island.
You will participate in a 1:5 on-call roster and provide a full range of Gastroenterology services alongside an enthusiastic group of colleagues. The service has recently opened new endoscopy facilities in Dunedin and is in the planning phase for the new Dunedin Hospital (due open in 2023) so there will be opportunities to contribute to this development. There are also unlimited possibilities for laboratory and clinical based research and there is plenty of scope for collaboration with like-minded researchers. To be successful you'll need to have enthusiasm for teaching and be a team player with a commitment to improving and developing service delivery quality.
Southern DHB has all major specialties, including interventional radiology, tertiary level care in neurosurgery and cardiothoracic surgery and the region is well served by an excellent helicopter retrieval service.
Appointed specialists will possess FRACP or an equivalent qualification. Trainees within a few months of completing FRACP training are welcome to express an interest.
If you see your future working with us as part of a specialist team in a teaching environment then please get in touch now.
Closing date: Open until a suitable candidate is identified
For further information please contact Milair Ryalls, Recruitment Advisor - Senior Medical Officers, Phone (03) 470 9604 or Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
We only accept online applications. Please apply via our website: www.southerndhb.govt.nz/careers/
Canterbury District Health Board is currently seeking a permanent, full-time Gastroenterologist to join our department within Christchurch Hospital. The Canterbury District Health Board is the largest tertiary, teaching and research hospital in the South Island of New Zealand, the hospital operates 600-650 beds and provides services to over 35,000 inpatients each year. Within the CDHB our Gastroenterology Department provides secondary and tertiary level inpatient, outpatient consultation service.
Specific training and competence in ERCP is desirable, however it is essential in diagnostic and therapeutic GI endoscopy. The position also entails provision of clinical training and supervision of medical staff, students and other staff as required and participation in Departmental research and audit activities - you will also be required to participate in the on-call roster.You’ll experience supportive working relationships within the hospital as well as enjoy the unique collegial relationships that stem from providing a comprehensive service to locations throughout the South Island including Timaru, Ashburton and the West Coast.
We are open to applications from newly qualified through to experienced physicians. Remuneration will be based on the equivalent cumulative experience of the applicant and matched to the appropriate step within the Medical and Dental Specialists Multi Employment Collective Agreement (MECA).Applications are invited from Registered Medical Practitioners who hold an approved higher qualification in Medicine, enabling Vocational Registration with the Medical Council of New Zealand.
To find out more about this opportunity please contact Anna Hunter, Recruitment Specialist via email: email@example.com or apply online at: https://cdhb.careercentre.net.nz/Job/Gastroenterologist/Christchurch/10905