Medical Officer ED at Waikato District Health Board (Hamilton), Waikato
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
Where you’ll be working: Waikato Hospital Emergency Department
The details: Senior Medical Officer / Emergency Physician / FACEM roles available
Full time and part time applications considered
Who are we?
The Waikato Hospital ED is a major referral / Level 4 department seeing approximately 90 000 presentations per year with a 36% admission rate. It is accredited for 24 months of ACEM training, including the paediatric logbook requirements; 20% of presentations are paediatric. We have an active teaching program including streams for college exams; there is a simulation centre on campus. We have an active Ultrasound programme, with a DDU on staff. In addition to the 4 Waikato rural EDs, we act as a referral centre for major trauma, cardiology and several other tertiary services for the DHBs in the central North Island region, and Emergency Medicine is involved in leading the acute multidisciplinary management of these referrals. There is a full range of specialties in the hospital and we provide Emergency Care for all of them.
Our medical roster provides SMO cover 18 hours a day, 7 days a week, with a minimum of 3 SMO’s on each shift. You will enjoy working as part of a team, and enjoy supervising the junior staff. We also provide some support to the rural ED’s in the DHB; sessional appointments across more than one site are available.
The successful candidates must be fellows of the Australasian College for Emergency Medicine (ACEM), or hold an equivalent specialist qualification in Emergency Medicine and be eligible to apply for vocational registration as an Emergency Physician in NZ.
We would love to hear from candidates who are interested in being involved in emergency medicine care, education and research, and keen to face the daily clinical challenges that come from working in our vibrant and busy ED.
• 28 FACEMS at a range of FTE
• 28 Emergency Medicine Registrars (23FTE)
• 5 Senior House Officers
• 9 Emergency Nurse Specialists
• 1 Nurse Practitioner, with more in training
Where are we?
Hamilton is New Zealand’s largest inland city situated on the banks of the majestic Waikato River. Vibrant, diverse and thriving – Hamilton combines all the vigour and energy of a bustling city with a relaxed, easy lifestyle. There are very reasonable housing and rural lifestyle options, as well as excellent educational facilities, world class stadiums, parks, gardens, café’s and culture. Centrally located in the North Island, we are close to several lakes, beaches, mountains and ski resorts, and only 90 minutes from Auckland.
The Waikato District Health Board Health & Safety has a policy that includes ensuring that you comply with the Health Order announced 11 October 2021 and with the Waikato DHB’s Vaccine Preventable Diseases for Employees policy. The policy prescribes the required vaccinations including COVID19 for all employees of Waikato DHB. COVID-19 vaccinations are mandatory before you commence employment.
The Waikato District Health Board (DHB) is one of the largest of 20 DHBs in New Zealand.
We plan, fund and provide health and disability support services to a population of more than 400,000. We run five hospitals across the district – a tertiary hospital in Hamilton, a secondary hospital in Thames, and three rural hospitals in Te Kuiti, Taumarunui, and Tokoroa.
Waikato Hospital in Hamilton is one of New Zealand’s largest tertiary, teaching hospitals with over 600 inpatient beds and 22 operating theatres. Clinical specialities include Women’s and Children Services, Cardiology / Cardiothoracic Surgery, Oncology and Haematology, Surgical services, and Mental Health and Addiction. Waikato Hospital is the Midland regional referral centre for multiple specialties including trauma surgery, oncology, and neurology.
We are a values based and inclusive organisation that is committed to deliver the best health outcomes for our total population. To do this we are working hard to develop a robust and capable workforce that reflects the population we serve. We strongly encourage applicants from all backgrounds with the necessary capability and who share our values to apply and would greatly value seeing more applicants from our Māori communities.
Please apply directly online, and click here to review the position description. Applications are not able to be accepted via email. For any queries about the role please contact Aleisha Mahy in the Recruitment Team on Aleisha.firstname.lastname@example.org
Application closing date: 24 December 2021
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