House Officer, Obstetrics and Gynaecology at Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Taranaki, Taranaki
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
House Officer – Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Taranaki Base Hospital
60-64.9 hours per week
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The Te Whatu Ora Taranaki is a large organisation operating in the exciting, changing Health sector to a population of 116,600 people. To hear more about our culture view the video on our careers page.
About the role
We are seeking to appoint a House Officer (PGY2 +) to our Obstetrics and Gynaecology Service. The run allocation of six months is accredited by the Medical Council of New Zealand as Category B.
The maternity arm of our hospital comprises of a:
- 6 bed delivery suites with 4 adjoining antenatal beds;
- 14 post-natal beds; and
- A 6 cot Neonatal Unit accepting premature infants from 28 weeks gestation.
Gynaecology patients are cared for in our surgical ward.
The duration of this run is 12 months. The run is accredited as a training position for specialist qualification for the RANZCOG.
Clinical responsibilities include:
- Responsibility to the Consultant for the day to day clinical management of the team’s patients. After hours the RMO is responsible to the On Call Consultant for all the patients in the secondary obstetrics and gynaecology service.
- Required to attend to any medical emergency when On Call.
- for the admission and clerking procedures of all elective patients (usually carried out in pre-admission clinics) and acute patients presenting for assessment.
- Required to attend Consultant ward rounds when performed within ordinary hours.
- Attendance at outpatient clinics as required by the Consultant.
- Elective theatre lists shall be scheduled and posted in theatre by midday the previous day or midday Friday in the case of Monday lists.
- Participate in theatre sessions as required by the Consultant or diploma requirements.
House Officers attend training and education opportunities that include - general tutorial session weekly, Clinical Grand Round where you may present cases when necessary.
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For more information about these positions, contact Abbey Osborne IOC Team Leader via email Abbey.Osborne@tdhb.org.nz
Applications close Sunday 5 February 2023
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Employer:||Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Taranaki|
|Position type:||Permanent Full time|
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