Specialist - Respiratory Physician

Waikato (Region) (NZ)
02 Oct 2017
15 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Specialist - Respiratory Physician
Internal Medicine
Full Time
Looking for a Challenge? 
Looking to make a difference in Respiratory Medicine?

Waikato Hospital’s Respiratory Department has a fantastic opportunity for a motivated and dynamic physician who is looking for a new challenge and to join an enthusiastic team in the Respiratory service. 

You will be joining 6 other respiratory physicians to provide respiratory care in a busy inpatient ward and consultations to other inpatient services. There are full range of outpatient clinics and 2 peripheral clinics a month.  You need to have a strong clinical background in asthma and respiratory physiology, although not essential if you meet all the other recruitment criteria.

As well as concentrating on patient centred care, we also have a strong research focus. We publish many clinical papers a year and collaborate with national and international groups in conducting clinical research and audit. The respiratory laboratory is fully functional and going through process for expansion of the service and new directions.

What can we offer you?

  • Part of a large dedicated team of physicians, registrars, clinical nurse specialists, research nurses, physiologists and administrative staff in respiratory department.
  • New inpatient ward, outpatient clinics and lung function lab in one of the largest hospitals in New Zealand
  • Opportunities to expand and lead a fully functional respiratory laboratory.

Waikato District Health Board plans, funds and provides health services across a district over more than 390,000 people. It provides tertiary care for cardiothoracic surgery and is the lead in regional cancer care for a population of over 800,000.

The applicant must be a passionate team player and must be eligible for or working toward vocational registration in New Zealand. Applicants with FRACP qualifications are encouraged to apply.

For further information please contact: Dr Janice Wong (Clinical Director) 
Janice.wong@waikatodhb.health.nz  or Andrea Coxhead (Service Manager) andrea.coxhead@waikatodhb.health.nz
Closing date: 15 October 2017

For further information visit our website www.waikatodhb.health.nz/jobs