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  • Advert number: 328572-0
  • Posted Date: 05/09/13

MEDICAL DIRECTOR - Palliative Care Medicine – NEW ZEALAND

We have a client who is seeking a Medical Director to take responsibility for the clinical aspects of its Palliative Care Service.

Full time or 32 hours per week. Free assistance with registration, immigration and full relocation.

The responsibilities include:

Day to day medical care of patients within their bed inpatient unit

Ensuring full time medical cover for the Hospice and overseeing the medical team

Ensuring community based patient needs are met and liaising with community Palliative Care Nurses

Providing consultative services to GPs

Providing an advisory service to other health professionals on Palliative Care

Liaison and education of hospice staff, hospital staff and GPs on Palliative Care issues

Ideally you will be a Palliative Care Specialist or a Medical Practitioner with experience in Palliative Care or studying and/or working in Palliative Care.

Please contact:

Prudence Thomson, Recruitment Manager - ACCENT Health Recruitment

Telephone +64 3 3664503

Freephone from the UK 0808 2344468