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Consultant Geriatrician (Part Time), ARHOP, Te Whatu Ora

Specialist Medical Officer (Full time fixed term) ARHOP, Te Whatu Ora – Counties Manukau 


We are currently looking for a Geriatrician to join us at Counties Manukau Health where our innovation and commitment to research puts us at the forefront of delivering the best healthcare services in the region. 


You will be working in a vibrant and dynamic department made up of committed health professionals who are completely engaged in the process of delivering quality care to elderly from a multicultural diverse population group. Our department has a unique Orthogeriatric team with bone density services as part of the service, providing the opportunity for learning osteoporosis management and bone density measurement related skills. We also have very comprehensive community geriatrics team and memory team.


The inpatient teams are responsible for care of patients admitted for assessment , treatment and rehabilitation/acute care of elderly(ACE),which involves working with & leading a multidisciplinary team ,the geriatrician leading the team is  responsible for managing junior medical staff.  Conducting a bi- weekly ward round, involved in multi-disciplinary meetings, family meetings and certain community-based work. It is essential that the geriatrician have experience working with elderly patients having multiple comorbidities. There is also a possibility of doing clinics and providing leave cover. There are also duties involving ward referral and providing geriatrician support to ward for mental health services to older people.


As an ideal candidate you will be vocationally registered with the New Zealand Medical Council or be eligible for registration in this scope. A current Annual Practising Certificate is required prior to your start. 


This is a part-time time permanent contract role, so if this sounds like the opportunity that you have been looking for apply on-line now! For further information please contact Barbara Ridgway in the Recruitment Centre 09 259 3640, 

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Job Number CMH202412833

Job Closes on: 08 March 2024

At Counties Manukau Health people and their lives matter to us. We are a values based and inclusive organisation that is committed to delivering the best health outcomes for our community. To help us achieve this we need a workforce that reflects the population we serve. We strongly encourage applications from all backgrounds who share our values and have a passion to work in our community and would greatly value seeing applicants from our Maaori and Pacific communities. We are also committed to our Disability Strategy, which focuses on people with disabilities; they are our patients, whaanau, community and our staff - all carefully considered in our action plan. Together we will improve the accessibility needs for everyone who has a disability. Our values are Valuing Everyone- Whakawhanaungatanga , Kind –Manaakitanga, Together –Kotahitanga, Excellent- Rangatiratanga. If these are your values too, then join us today.