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Seeking applicants for General Practice Liaison / Clinical Advisor role

The Bay of Plenty District Health Board is seeking applications for the role of General Practice Liaison (GPL). The position is for one and a half days per week (0.3FTE).The successful applicant will be part of a team of three general practice liaisons working with the service improvement unit. The position can be based in either Tauranga or Whakatane.

GPLs bridge organisational boundaries providing clinical advice and leadership. Working with clinicians and managers from both primary and secondary care the GPL will seek opportunities to improve local (and on occasion regional and national) healthcare models to best serve the Bay of Plenty population.

The role represents an excellent opportunity to develop innovation, project management and leadership skills. There are many opportunities for professional development through attendance at local and national conferences supported by a senior medical officer continuing medical education allowance. The position allows the GPL to build relationships with hospital specialists as well as GP colleagues.

The Service Improvement Unit provides a supportive team with a wide range of skills. The GPLs will work flexibly within that team using their clinical expertise to advise and support innovative projects, as well as providing a vital link between general practice and specialist services.

Applicants should have a strong commitment to building a positive culture of effective partnerships based on our CARE values, both within the District Health Board and with external providers. The DHBs CARE values are described within the position description.

Click here to view the position description.

Interested parties are encouraged to contact any of the current team for more information. Please email for enquiries only.

Applications close 4 September 2017, and must be made online.

Click here to apply online.


Last updated : Thursday, August 30, 2018

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