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Respiratory Medicine Consultant

A land of lush pastures, this is Lord of the Rings territory, this could be your new home!

  • Rolling hills, black surf beaches and magical underground experiences
  • An interest in research is essential
  • Opportunities to expand and lead a fully functional respiratory laboratory
The Position
A respiratory service has an opportunity available for a motivated and dynamic specialist looking for a new challenge and interest to join an enthusiastic team of 6 respiratory physicians. In this role, you will provide respiratory care in a busy new inpatient ward, consultations to other inpatient services and outpatient clinics, while being supported by registrars, clinical and research nurses and allied health services. The respiratory laboratory is fully functional and also going through the process of expansion of the services.

The Hospital
This modern regional hospital is one of New Zealand’s largest tertiary and secondary healthcare providers caring for a population of 390,000. This hospital is a full-service facility offering specialised medical care, and the full complement of emergency services. The hospital provides tertiary care for cardiothoracic surgery and is the lead in regional cancer care for a population of over 800,000. 

The Location
A land of lush pastures, this is Lord of the Rings territory, this area is very impressive. You will enjoy an excellent range of amenities including two tertiary education institutes, two main sea ports, a domestic airport and local railway. There is a wealth of nature based activities, award-winning eateries, exciting entertainment options, vibrant nightlife and affordable real estate. The city is well known for its thriving arts community and its popularity for being a destination for national and international events – sporting matches, concerts, festivals and agricultural field days.

Essential Criteria
To be successful in applying for this position you must be eligible for vocational registration with the Medical Council of New Zealand, hold specialist qualifications and meet the English language proficiency requirements.  Although not essential, it would be beneficial if you have a strong clinical background in asthma and respiratory physiology. An interest in research is essential as the service has a strong research focus, publishing many clinical papers each year and collaborate with national and international groups in conducting clinical research and audit.

This is your opportunity to be part of the team that will expand and lead a fully functional respiratory laboratory, while enjoying affordable living and a relaxed way of lifestyle, contact Tara on +61 2 8353 9075 or tpickering@wave.com.au to discuss.

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