Rural Hospital Registrar at Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Te Tai Tokerau, Northland
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
2023 Training Year - January 2023
From Whangarei to Dargaville or the Bay of Islands to Kaitaia, there's nothing routine about working in Northland. Providing healthcare in such a natural and rugged environment provides everyday challenges – but that's what makes a career here so special. And, we're lucky enough to enjoy everything this action-packed region has to offer at the end of the day.
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.
Northland covers an area of 12,600 square kilometres and has a population of approximately 194,000 including a high proportion of Maori. Whangarei is the largest hospital in Northland, providing secondary care services for the region, supported by four rural hospitals in Kaitaia (26 beds), Bay of Islands (20 beds), Dargaville (12 beds) and Rawene (10 beds). As a region Northland is renowned for its beautiful beaches and relaxed lifestyle.
We are looking for Rural Hospital Registrars to join our accredited comprehensive training programme from January 2023. You will be part of a dynamic team of Rural Hospital Registrars and Consultants across a minimum of three sites during your four-year training. Your training will comprehensively cover all requirements of your DRHMNZ training programme during your employment with Te Whatu Ora Te Tai Tokerau.
Current offering for 2023 is the first 6 months as a Rural GP, flexible location, the next 6 months at Bay of Islands Rural Hospital.
Grow your skills in our Registrar roles. Working closely with your consultant means you can widen your practice as your skills grow. Working closely with your community means that you will develop an in depth understanding of rural health care in New Zealand.
We provide close supervision for trainees in acute and outpatient settings, allied with a commitment to teaching. There is an active clinical training programme within Te Whatu Ora Te Tai Tokerau including support for your DRHMNZ academic training components and required courses.
Te Whatu Ora Te Tai Tokerau bases RMOs at Whangarei, Kaitaia, Bay of Islands, Dargaville and Rawene as part of their RHM training programme. Whangarei is a secondary base hospital providing a wide range of services including ED, medical and surgical specialties, ICU, ENT, O&G, Paediatrics and Psychiatry. All required runs for RHM training are accredited by the DRHMNZ.
Te Whatu Ora Te Tai Tokerau provides secondary care services to a large rural region with complex health needs. Due to the population make up and the unselected nature of our admissions Registrars gain experience managing a wide variety of conditions including rarer conditions such as rheumatic fever, tuberculosis and meningococcal disease.
Before applying you must have either general registration or be eligible for registration with the New Zealand Medical Council (www.mcnz.org.nz). Check if you're eligible here: http://www.mcnz.org/get-registered/registration-self-assessment-tool/
Northland is a popular place to work. If you want to grow as a clinician, reinforce skills, and broaden your experience you need to speak with us.
A career with Te Whatu Ora Te Tai Tokerau will see you action meaningful change in the region we love, and in your professional development – all whilst enjoying everything the stunning North has to offer. You really can enjoy the best of both.
Our people live our Values:
Tangata I te tuatahi People First - People are central to all we do
Whakaute (tuku mana) Respect - We treat others as they would like to be treated
Manaaki Caring - We nurture those around us, and treat all with dignity and compassion
Whakawhitiwhiti korero Communication - We communicate safely, openly and with respect to promote clear understanding
Taumata teitei (hiranga) Excellence - Our attitude of excellence inspires success, competence, confidence and innovation
Please provide three written references upon applying for this position, the reference template is attached.
Vacancy No: RHM2023
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Employer:||Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Te Tai Tokerau|
|Position type:||Fixed Term|
|Attachment:||RP6- International RMO Reference Form.pdf (PDF, 430KB)
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