Counties Manukau Health District Health Board (Counties Manukau Health), located in South Auckland, NZ enjoys a deserved reputation for the quality of its patient care, & innovative approach to system integration. It now seeks applications from experienced & ambitious Clinical Heads of General Medicine to join the team.
Middlemore Hospital is the main hub for acute care and referral services within Counties Manukau Health. It is an accredited, teaching hospital of Auckland University and caters for most medical and surgical specialties with a catchment area of approximately 550,000 people.
General Medicine has undergone significant change in the last 12 months, including the move to Home Based Wards; reshaping of the 42 bed Medical Assessment Unit (MAU); and development of the Hospital in the Home (HITH).The department includes 37 Consultants and more than 50 Registered Medical Offers split into Home Based Wards with Lead Senior Medical Officers reporting to the Head of Department. The Head of Department also works closely with the Chief Resident. General Medicine has 192 beds (including the 42 bed MAU).
The Clinical Head - General Medicine will be responsible, in collaboration with the Divisional Management Team, for the effective co-ordination of operational activity related to clinical practice within the General Medicine Service, ensuring it is safe, evidence based and customer focused. Reporting to the Director of Medical Services, you will be responsible for the delivery of clinical care, teaching, training, research, quality and management across General Medicine.
A highly accomplished clinical leader in your own right (FRACP or equivalent), with a commitment to leading change to develop a new model of care in the unit, you will contribute significantly to the transformation of the General Medicine Unit at CMDHB.You will continue to provide clinical services; however generous time allocation has been allowed to support the undertaking of your leadership responsibilities.
Applicants must have suitable training and experience in General Medicine and be eligible for vocational registration with the Medical Council of New Zealand. Eligibility can be obtained by visiting www.mcnz.org.nz./
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Applications Close: 07/04/2019