Specialist Pain Medicine Physician


Kia hiwa ra! Kia hiwa!

Mō mātou | About us

“Ko ngā tāngata, te mātua mahi - Putting people at the heart of all we do”

Te Whatu Ora, Health New Zealand, leads the day-to-day running of our health system across New Zealand, with functions delivered at local, district, regional and national levels. It weaves the functions of the 20 former District Health Boards into its regional divisions and district offices, ensuring continuity of services in the health system.

Here in Waitaha, Canterbury we deliver health services to the almost 600,000 people that live in the Canterbury region. We are committed to Te Tiriti o Waitangi and its principles by ensuring our partnership with Māori are at the forefront of all our conversations.

Mō te tūnga | About the role

Te Whatu Ora, Waitaha Canterbury is home to an innovative Pain Management Centre at Burwood Hospital working with people who have chronic non-malignant pain, and frequently an array of other factors affecting their wellbeing.

The Pain Management Centre works as an Interdisciplinary Team to help patients reclaim areas of function in their lives that have been lost as a result of chronic pain. The co-ordinated interdisciplinary service provides outpatient clinics and programmes; interventional procedures and occasional inpatient admissions. The team is in the process of rebuilding and seeks leaders to assist with regaining Faculty of Pain Medicine accreditation as a recognised training centre.

Ngā pūkenga me ngā wheako | Skills & Experience

We are looking for a permanent full time or part time Pain Medicine Physician, Holistic experience within a multidisciplinary team is essential.

To be considered for this position you will need to be eligible to get registration with the Medical Council of New Zealand, and you must qualify according to the terms and conditions laid down by the Faculty of Pain Medicine. If you not a fellow of FPM Australia and NZ  please do the self-assessment for specialist international medical graduates in the link below

Note that you need to select “Australia” ANZCA | SIMG Quiz .This will guide you whether your qualifications  are equivalent to FPM fellow of Australia and New Zealand.

You will need to be eligible to gain registration with the Medical Council of New Zealand, to find out more please follow this link https://www.mcnz.org.nz/registration/

Please note that applications made via an agency will not be considered.

Ngā hua | Benefits

Being part of Te Whatu Ora, our people enjoy access to flexible working arrangements and a genuine and ongoing focus on career development.

We believe that diversity and inclusion is key to ensure we deliver the best care for our diverse population. Te Whatu Ora is an inclusive and equal opportunity employer that welcomes and respects everyone.

Tono ināianei | Apply now

Apply online, or to find out more information, please contact Amy Walker– Recruitment Specialist.
Email: Amy.Walker@cdhb.health.nz

Please note that applications made via an agency will not be considered.

The Future of the Health Industry

The role that you are applying for is one that may only be performed by a person who has been vaccinated against Covid-19. It is therefore a condition of this application that you are vaccinated against Covid-19. This vaccination requirement includes gaining Booster Doses required to perform you role under the Health Order. As a person working in the health and disability sector you will come into contact with a large number of people, some of whom may be vulnerable.  Without a vaccine, there is the risk that you may contract Covid-19.  The requirement to be vaccinated is to keep you safe and also to endeavour to protect others against the potential transmission of Covid-19 as a result of you contracting it in the course of your employment.

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Job no: 242723

Location: Christchurch

Closing Date: Apply Today!