Consultant Rehab Physician

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Location: Kenepuru Hospital, Porirua, Wellington

Contract: Permanent - 0.6/24 hours FTE

About the role

We are looking for a Rehabilitation Physician to work as part of the team in our dedicated Rehab Unit based at Kenepuru Hospital in Porirua.  The person in this role will be part of the wider Older Adults, Rehabilitation and Allied Health service, who work across all three of our community bases, as well as both acute settings in the Wellington Regional Hospital and Kenepuru Community Hospital.

The current vacancy is a role in the Kenepuru Inpatient MDT, working alongside Allied health and Nursing; there is a second rehabilitation SMO who is based in the community. 

The unit is a busy rehabilitation unit with a cross mix of diagnosis including stroke; amputee’s; and other neurological conditions.  The unit is supported by an Early Supported Discharge service (AWHI) and community teams who provide rehabilitation to enable rehabilitation to continue across the continuum.

As a senior medical officer, you will provide specialist clinical services and also training and mentoring for junior medical staff attached to the Rehabilitation Services. The on call requirement is 1:7-8 on-call.

Skills & Experience

You will need to be vocationally registered in Internal Medicine with the Medical Council of New Zealand (MCNZ). Ideally you will also hold FRACP or equivalent.

About our organisation

Capital and Coast DHB (CCDHB) is located centrally in Wellington and has over 6,000 full-time equivalent staff, making us one of the major employers in the Wellington region. CCDHB operates two hospitals – Wellington Regional Hospital in Newtown and Kenepuru Hospital in Porirua – as well as the Kapiti Health Centre at Paraparaumu.

CCDHB is a pro-equity Health Organisation, with a particular focus on Māori, Pacific Peoples. and the Disability Community.

How to apply

Please complete an online CCDHB application form by clicking the 'Apply Now' button. Note: For tracking and evaluation purposes, all applications must be submitted via our on-line process.

For further information on this role, please email and indicate the job title and vacancy number SMO82-21 in the subject line.

Please note we will be reviewing applications when received so please apply early.

COVID-19-2DHB requires ALL its employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19. To comply with the recent health order, applicants must have had their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine by 15 November 2021 AND their second dose no later than 1 January 2022. We are not accepting applications that do not meet this criteria


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Permanent/Part Time

Job no: SMO82-21

Location: Kenepuru Hospital/Porirua

Closing Date: Sunday, 13 February 2022