Geriatrician

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Personalised Medical Recruitment

Medical Specialty: Geriatrics

We are seeking enthusiastic geriatricians ready to make a difference.

To be successful in this role, you will be driven to deliver clinical excellence and provide high-quality acute and general medical care, joining one of the ward-based teams in the general medical service.

You will have a broad range of skills and be comfortable dealing with the care of undifferentiated presentations to acute medicine with a particular focus on the care of the elderly, be able to provide clinical leadership to the multidisciplinary team, and have a commitment to continuous quality improvement. Although the main focus will be ward-based care of acute presentations, time for other components of the role including service development/innovation will be included.

The successful applicant should hold FRACP or equivalent and be registered (or eligible for registration) as a specialist with the Medical Council of New Zealand.

The area has a diverse population of 162,000 people in both urban and remote rural areas.

The general medicine department looks after more than 8000 admissions per year, across 4 medical wards and a 20 bed acute assessment unit. There are currently 8 teams run with registrar, house officer, and trainee intern support. The medical department as a whole maintains a strong collegial relationship with a robust education calendar, and comprises more than 40 physicians across a number of specialties. This team includes a number of geriatricians working across general medicine, community care, orthogeriatric, and our rehabilitation ward. There is a strong commitment to clinical governance. There are currently various workstreams dedicated to supporting the improvement of patient outcomes, reviewing models of care, improving patient flow, and addressing inequity in healthcare.

Please get in touch with us to learn more about this exciting opportunity based in the North Island of New Zealand.

STAT Recruitment has been helping doctors move to Australia and New Zealand for career, lifestyle, community, and work/life balance opportunities. With more than 20 years of experience, our team has the know-how and expertise to guide you through the process, partnering with you from the information-gathering phase through to job search and medical registration. We also provide local information, and assistance with logistics, and beyond. Visit our website www.statrecruitment.com.

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