Taranaki Base Hospital, New Plymouth
Permanent, full time
A vacancy exists for a motivated and experienced Geriatrician to work with dedicated teams of medical, nursing and allied health staff primarily caring for older people with complex health and rehabilitation needs.
The OPHRS service is co-managed with Mental Health Services Older People. The MHSOP service provides advice, assessment, treatment, care and support via a range of professions and assists people in Taranaki who are over the age of 65 and experience significant mental health problems.
As a senior medical officer you will be expected to:
You will be known by your peers as someone who:
There are no after hours duties attached to this role.
In Taranaki, it is easy to achieve an enviable lifestyle without having to compromise your career path. The region’s amazing mountain, rivers, lakes, fantastic coastline and outstanding surfing and tramping opportunities, masses of parks and gardens, as well as a major events calendar, make it a great place to live and work. For more information check out www.taranakinz.org
The Taranaki District Health Board is a large organisation (1,800 staff, $325m cost-centre) operating in the exciting, changing Health sector.
To discuss the post informally please contact Dr Dianne Stokes, Head of Department – Older People’s Health and Rehabilitation Service, on +64 6 753 6139 ext 7669 or by e-mail at Dianne.Stokes@tdhb.org.nz
Closing date for applications is 29 February 2020 however we may make an appointment prior to this date and close the vacancy.