Respiratory Physician - NZ Based

Published - 24th Mar 21

Respiratory Physician

Ehara taku toa i te toa takitahi. Engari, he toa takitini.

Success is not the work of one, but the work of many.

Permanent; Part-time

We are looking for a Respiratory Physician to join our expanding team. Whilst all applicants will be considered, a specialist interest in sleep disordered breathing is desirable.

You will provide clinical services that include: outpatient clinics in a broad range of respiratory conditions; sharing the responsibility of a respiratory/general medical inpatient team including being involved in the acute medicine on-call roster; bronchoscopy and pleural services; reporting of pulmonary function testing including CPET, provision of sleep services, teaching of RMOs, nurses and allied health; developing models of care and liaison with community based support services. You should be able to provide clinical leadership to the multidisciplinary team, with a commitment to continuous quality improvement.

Hawke's Bay has a diverse population of 162,000 people in both urban and remote rural areas. Services are primarily provided at Hawke's Bay Fallen Soldiers' Memorial Hospital, Hastings which has a 400 bed capacity - one of the largest provincial hospitals in New Zealand.

Through our values here at HBDHB, we are proud of our team's diversity. We believe in the strength of a diverse and inclusive workforce, to help us achieve the best outcomes for our patients and the communities in which we operate and serve.

Our values are the following:

  • He kauanuanu - Respect
  • Ākina - Improvement
  • Raranga te tira - Teamwork
  • Tauwhiro - Care

We have no doubt that you'll love everything Hawke's Bay has to offer. Situated on the east coast of the North Island, you'll enjoy the stunning climate and beaches, a wide range of sporting and leisure opportunities, wine, food and cultural activities. An environment and work/life balance that is second to none. Take a stroll through the Hawke's Bay Tourism website and get yourself to Hawke's Bay!

Applications for the above position are invited from medical practitioners who have completed advanced training in Respiratory Medicine, have FRACP and are registered (or are eligible for registration) as a specialist with the Medical Council of New Zealand.

For more information contact:
Dr David Gardner
Head of Department, Medicine

To make an application and view the Position Profile please visit our website:

Organisation: Hawke’s Bay District Health Board
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Contact Name: Dr David Gardner
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