Medical Officer

In this role you will be part of the team providing specialist palliative care to patients and their family/whanau within our In-Patient Unit and in the Waikato community. As a part of the Medical team, you will be integral in the provision of leading edge, patient focused palliative care. You will be committed to growing your own medical knowledge and contributing to the collective growth and development of the palliative care team at Hospice Waikato.

To be the right fit for this role and our organisation you would bring:

• Experience in palliative care
• Ability to work as part of an interdisciplinary team
• Emotional maturity and resilience
• A passion for supporting palliative patients, their family/whānau and caregivers
• Current full New Zealand driver’s license
• A current Annual New Zealand Practising Certificate
• Current Medical Protection Insurance
• A post graduate qualification in Palliative Care
• Vocational registration in an allied field, such as General Practice or General Medicine.

Hospice Waikato is on a journey to embed maatauranga Maaori content and practices into our daily mahi and we are committed to providing palliative care support and improving outcomes for our Maaori whaanau and the wider community that we serve. We strongly encourage applicants from all backgrounds with the necessary capability and who share our values of Hapori - Community, Akiaki - Advocacy, Whakarangatira - Respect and Aroha – Empathy to apply, and would greatly value seeing more applicants from our Maaori communities.

If this sounds like the role and an organisation you want to be a part of, please apply via SEEK and attach your Cover Letter and CV.

Applications open until the position is filled.
A copy of the position description can be found on the vacancies page of our website

The successful applicant will be required to undertake pre-employment health screening (including drug testing) and complete a Ministry of Justice criminal records check, the results of which must be to Hospice Waikato’s satisfaction.

Applicants must have NZ residency or a valid work visa.

Download a copy of the position description below