General Practitioner with a Special Interest in Palliative Care (GPSI)
Harbour Hospice provides specialist palliative care services to patients and families living on the Hibiscus Coast, on the North Shore and in the Warkworth and Wellsford communities. We operate from three main sites at Red Beach, Takapuna and Warkworth. We are a values based organisation and take pride in working with and caring for people in our communities.
Hospices of Auckland have been successful in securing Innovations Funding from the Ministry of Health, specifically for the establishment and implementation of an initiative aimed at building capability and resources available within primary health and residential care settings. This initiative is called POI – Palliative Outcomes Initiative (www.poiproject.co.nz) and is delivered by a multi-disciplinary team working across our respective communities.
This is an opportunity for a General Practitioner with a special interest in palliative care to work as part of this initiative for a fixed-term of either 6 months working 40 hours per week, or 12 months working 20 hours per week.
Reporting into the Medical Team Leader, the role will primarily be based at our North Shore site but may be required to travel across our catchment area which includes our Hibiscus and Warkworth Hospice sites. The role will have a practice focus on the following;
You will be a medical professional with a strong interest in palliative care and a desire to develop your skills in this area and share the learning with those around you on return to your clinical setting. You will have proven skills in working with a diverse range of providers and be comfortable working across our different settings. The successful applicant will also have;
E-mail your CV and cover letter outlining why you are interested in applying to Jayne.firstname.lastname@example.org or for more information call Jayne on 0212 800323.
Applications Close: Friday 4th October 2019
Please note: we do not always work to fixed closing dates and may start considering applications as they are received so we encourage you to apply early.