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Medical Lead, Palliative Care Palmerston North Hospital (VID: 6442)

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Location: Palmerston North Hospital
Position Type: Medical
Appointment Type: Permanent/Part-time
Close Date: 20/11/2022
To comply with the current Health Order MidCentral requires ALL its employees to be fully vaccinated (and boosted as applicable) against COVID-19. We will not accept applications that do not meet this criteria.
MidCentral actively seeks Māori into our workforce to reflect the community we serve.

We are seeking applications for a 0.1FTE Medical Lead Palliative Care for Te Pae Hauora o Ruahine o Tararau, MidCentral.
This leadership position will join the senior leadership team within Te Uru Mātai Matengau, Cancer Screening, Treatment and Support and the successful applicant will lead and develop the palliative care service in the MidCentral district.
Palliative care physicians with proven leadership experience, excellent communication skills, in-depth knowledge of palliative care and a clear vision on how palliative care services can operate and collaborate across hospital, hospice and community environments are invited to apply.
The successful applicant will be expected to have a substantive position either within the Palmerston North Hospital Palliative Care Team or the Arohanui Hospice team, with this leadership position in addition to their substantive post. 
If you are interested in finding out more about this exciting opportunity, you are welcome to contact: Anita Roberts – SMO Recruitment Specialist  06 350 8849.
MidCentral is committed to ensuring that children and young people are safe from abuse and harm. As part of our commitment to children and young people, and in line with the Childrens Act 2014, appointment to positions that involve regular or overnight contact with children will include worker safety checks. These checks are in addition to the requirement to have a satisfactory police clearance. Further information will be provided to shortlisted candidates. More information about the Childrens Act 2014 is available from the Ministry for Children (Oranga Tamariki) website.

Te Whatu Ora, Health New Zealand Te Pae Hauora o Ruahine o Tararua MidCentral (MidCentral) provides healthcare services to over 180,000 people across the Manawatū, Horowhenua and Tararua regions. With a large hospital campus at Palmerston North, it also provides key health care and support services to neighbouring communities.

For further information please contact: Anita Roberts, SMO Recruitment Specialist +64 6 350 8849 or

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