Senior Medical Officer - Intensive Care/ Anaesthetics - Whangārei Hospital, Northland New Zealand at Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Te Tai Tokerau, Northland
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
Te Whatu Ora – Te Tai Tokerau are looking for a Senior Consultant specialising in Intensive Care and/ or Anaesthetics to join the team. This is a fixed-term position to cover sabbaticals within the department and is intended to be 12 months in duration.
Te Whatu Ora – Te Tai Tokerau is committed to Te Tiriti o Waitangi and holds stewardship for equitable health outcomes for Māori as Tāngata Whenua as the highest priority.
Te Whatu Ora – Te Tai Tokerau (formerly Northland District Health Board) provides public health services across the Northland region, from north of Wellsford to Cape Reinga. Whangārei Hospital is the largest hospital in Northland providing secondary care services, supported by three rural hospitals in Kaitaia; Kawakawa, and Dargaville.
We are looking for a motivated medical specialist to provide effective and high-quality intensive care medicine and anaesthetic services to the Northland community. The successful candidate will work across the Department of Intensive Care Medicine & Department of Anaesthesia and will participate in teaching and training resident medical staff as well as be actively involved in the consultant on call roster for ICU.
The Intensive Care Unit is a modern eight bed department providing care for 525 patient admissions per year; with over 40% mechanically ventilated. We provide an ICU outreach service and hold an accreditation for training by the College of Intensive Care Medicine. Currently we have nine Intensivist's contributing to a 1:9 roster and seven registrars providing cover 24/7. Every day, we see a wide range of presentations including paediatrics and major trauma. We provide medical and nursing cover for our busy flight retrieval service in conjunction with St John and Northern Rescue Helicopter limited (NRHL) – overseeing approximately 480 helicopter transfers per year.
Northland covers an area of 12,600 square kilometres with a growing population of more than 190,000. It boasts some of the most scenic and exciting coastal areas of New Zealand in a subtropical climate. Whangārei is a 25-minute flight or 2-hour drive from Auckland City.
Working across a diverse population and broad range of acute medicine specialities you will have the chance to truly make a difference whilst developing your career. As well as a warm climate, the "winterless north" offers excellent schools; affordable housing and scenic coastal areas offering a range of recreational activities. We are just a two hours' drive or 25-minute flight from the international hub of Auckland. To learn more about our stunning location please visit https://www.northlandnz.com/visit/
To be considered you must have or be eligible for specialist (or locum tenens) registration with the Medical Council of New Zealand in an Anaesthetist vocational scope of practice. Ideally you will possess FCICM or an equivalent qualification; however, we are open to considering advanced trainees nearing completion of their training.
For more information about the MCNZ registration process including source verification of qualifications, please click here or visit www.mcnz.org.nz
We offer a competitive relocation package to support you and your family to make the move to Whangārei. If you are currently overseas/ not yet registered, we can assist you with the application process to obtain MCNZ registration. Te Whatu Ora – Te Tai Tokerau is also an Approved Accredited Employer by the New Zealand Immigration Service.
To apply please submit an online application below attaching a current CV and cover letter. For assistance with the online application process, please contact SMO.Jobs@northlanddhb.org.nz referencing vacancy number: MD23-002
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Employer:||Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Te Tai Tokerau|
|Position type:||Contract/Temp Full time|
|Attachment:||MD23-002 - JD v1 - Specialist Intensivist Aneasthetist - ICU.pdf (PDF, 644KB)
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