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Pain Medicine Specialist

A great opportunity to take the next step in your career and make your mark as Clinical Leader

  • The perfect place to live and raise a family
  • Professional development is a high priority for this hospital
  • Tertiary referral hospital that is one of the largest in the region
The Position
A fantastic opportunity has become available for a Clinical Leader to lead a regional Pain Management service. As the Clinical Leader, you will be part of the Anaesthetics and Pain Management department and responsible for building and maintaining effective working relationships between management and clinicians to achieving quality outcomes for patients and efficient functioning of services. 

Clinically, you will also be responsible for ensuring that all steps necessary are taken to assist patients to achieve optimal health, wellbeing and safety through the provision of appropriate assessment, intervention and education. You will work as part of a dedicated and enthusiastic multidisciplinary team comprising consultants, nurses, psychologists, physiotherapists and occupational therapists. You will also be involved with first-year pain fellows, a passion for training and education is essential.

The Hospital
This tertiary referral hospital is one of the largest in the region, serving a population of approximately 300,000 and providing specialist services for a regional population of about 900,000, delivering community, primary, secondary and tertiary health services.  The hospital offers complex specialist and acute services, procedures and treatments such as the intensive care unit, cardiac surgery, cancer care, cardiology procedures, neurosurgery, maxillofacial surgery, and renal care available. The hospital recently underwent redevelopment and now offers state of the art theatres, a new neonatal ward and a larger ICU. It is affiliated with the local university and school of medicine and is a centre for extensive research into health and medical fields. 

The Location
Nestled at the bottom of New Zealand’s North Island, this harbour side city is known for its lively nightlife, world-class culinary scene, international sporting and cultural events. Comparable to the rest of the world, this city has an affordable and very high quality of living and is the perfect place to raise a family. Aside from the copious urban activities, this city also boasts a flourishing outdoor scene, giving you the option of spending your downtime in the hustle and bustle of the city, explore nearby vineyards or plunge into an adventure in the wilderness. Explore the plentiful vistas by walking, riding, swimming, paddling, sailing or diving and see the true beauty of New Zealand.

Essential Criteria
To be successful in applying for this position you must have a Fellow of the Faculty of Pain Medicine Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists (FFPMANZCA) or an equivalent qualification and be eligible for registration with the Medical Council of New Zealand. Unless you are a native English speaker you must also meet the English language proficiency requirements. If you are unsure if you meet the selection criteria please forward a copy of your most recent resume and I will assess your eligibility and will advise you of your options.

This outstanding opportunity will allow you to enjoy a relaxed lifestyle in a great all year round location, now is the time to make a change, apply now. Or contact Tara for a confidential discussion on +61 2 8353 9075 or tpickering@wave.com.au. 

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