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Clinical Lead – Assessment and Diagnostic Unit

Waitemata District Health Board
Auckland, New Zealand

Waitemata District Health Board in Auckland is the largest DHB in New Zealand with the largest General Medicine service. We provide services to a population of more than 600,000 and employ 6,800 people. Our organisations values and promise statement ‘Best Care for Everyone’ serves to inspire us to continuously improve the care we provide to each and every person and their family.

We have an exciting and unique opportunity for a passionate and experienced Acute Care Physician to lead our dynamic team within the Assessment and Diagnostic Unit (ADU); a multi-specialty unit at the front door of the hospital. To be successful in this role you will strive to deliver excellent clinical services within a collegial and collaborative environment.

The ADU consists of 54 beds and admits 70 medical patients per day as well as other speciality patients. As part of the TransforMED improvement program we are looking to improve timely, enhanced same day care and ambulatory acute care by streaming patients appropriately on arrival. We are looking for an Acute Care Clinical Leader to help us build on this work and to provide an exceptional patient experience.

Your experience and knowledge will also help to grow and train our future workforce. You will need to be registered (or registerable) with the Medical Council of New Zealand and hold a FRACP (or equivalent). In addition to your leadership role in the ADU we can provide sessional time in a subspecialty of your choice

Our hospital provides a friendly and supportive environment with easy access to great outdoor pursuits in a thriving multi-cultural city.  We believe in creating a culture where everyone matters and as an organisation we are committed to becoming a national leader in health care as we strive to be …better, best, brilliant.

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For further information on the role please do not hesitate to contact the Head of Division, Acute and Emergency Medicine Professor Gerard de Jong: gerard [dot] dejong [at] waitematadhb [dot] govt [dot] nz


Alex Boersma, General Manager, Acute and Emergency Medicine: alex [dot] boersma [at] waitematadhb [dot] govt [dot] nz

Job code: NOR02506

Additional information

Application deadline:
24 December 2017 - 9:00am
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