Clinical Anaesthesia Fellow positions in a large tertiary hospital, South Auckland at Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Counties Manukau, Auckland
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
The Department of Anaesthesia, Pain, and Perioperative Medicine, Te Whatu Ora, Counties Manukau (Auckland) is pleased to invite applications for full-time, fixed- term Fellowship positions for the 12 month period starting February 2024.
Te Whatu Ora, Counties Manukau District, serves a culturally diverse and rapidly growing population of approximately 600, 000 people across South Auckland.
Our primary facility, Middlemore Hospital, is a busy 800 bed teaching hospital with anaesthetic services provided to 14 theatres, Obstetric Unit, The National Burns Centre, interventional radiology, cardiac catheter laboratory, and shortly a gastroenterology suite. Middlemore is one of the busiest acute surgical units in Australasia where you will gain exposure to acute trauma and all surgical subspecialties with the exception of Cardiothoracic and Neurosurgery. Our obstetric service provides support for approximately 7000 deliveries per annum, including a significant proportion of high complexity cases.
Manukau Surgical Centre is our second facility with service provision for planned-care (elective) and acute-arranged procedures across 10 operating rooms, in addition to an anaesthetic-led post operative care unit for higher needs surgical patients. Anaesthetic Preadmission Clinic for assessment of high risk patients also runs from this site.
We provide acute, complex and chronic pain management across both sites.
Whilst large, we are a cohesive, collegial department with abundant learning opportunities provided by enthusiastic, innovative and dedicated clinicians with a solid team-oriented culture.
We are able to offer a wide range of diversity and case complexity, and you will be continually stimulated and challenged in a supportive environment. This will enable you to attain your personal learning objectives.
Our department is accredited for training by ANZCA, with 25 trainees, including SHOs, and 7 Fellows.
About the role
On offer are up to 7 ANZCA approved clinical Fellowships.
PF0151 General anaesthesia with subspecialty interest in peri-operative medicine
PF0152 General anaesthesia with a subspecialty interest in burns
PF0152 General anaesthesia with a subspecialty interest in obstetrics
PF0152 General anaesthesia with a subspecialty interest in regional anaesthesia
PF0149 General anaesthesia – up to three positions available.
Four of our fellowships support a subspecialty interest, which translates to a proportion of regular rostering in that subspecialty, whilst still participating in the department roster. Up to three of our positions are general roles, which afford a broad experience across all surgical specialities and have a degree of scope to customise towards your area of interest.
Our full-time clinical fellows work within a 1:5 - 1:7 roster for after-hours call (excluding night shifts). You will be well supported, with onsite specialist cover during evenings and weekends. In addition to rostering to acute and elective surgical lists, preadmission clinic and other off-floor service provision roles, sessions will be allocated for non-clinical and administrative activities. All fellows will be expected to contribute to departmental audit / teaching /research / educational advancement or quality improvement measures over the term of employment.
Our positions are ideal for provisional fellows, or those with recent FANZCA admittance wishing to hone advanced clinical skills and work towards gaining greater confidence in transitioning to independent consultant-led practice
Further information regarding our Fellowships can be found at https://countiesmanukau.health.nz/our-services/department-of-anaesthesia-pain-and-perioperative-medicine
- Applicants should hold, or be eligible for, registration as a medical practitioner with the Medical Council of New Zealand (MCNZ).
If you are not currently registered to practice medicine in New Zealand and have overseas medical qualifications, you will be required to provide source verification of your qualifications for your registration application. For more information about the registration process and source verification of qualifications, please visit www.mcnz.org.nz.
- For ANZCA registered trainees, applications will only be accepted for those who are in their Provisional Fellow Year (PFY), or, eligible to enter PF year at date of commencement. Please include your Trainee Summary Report (via TPS) with your application.
- For non ANZCA applicants, an equivalent level of experience in clinical anaesthesia will be considered on a case by case basis. Further details can be provided on request.
- Cover letter should indicate your preference/s of fellowship positions.
- The applicant should be aware that it is considered a requirement of the role to be available to provide essential services within a COVID management plan (or similar pandemic response).
We are committed to upholding Te Tiriti o Waitangi and providing culturally safe care. We aspire to having a workforce reflective of the communities we serve and achieving equitable outcomes for all.
At Counties Manukau Health people and their lives matter to us. We are a values based and inclusive organisation that is committed to delivering the best health outcomes for our community. To help us achieve this we need a workforce that reflects the population we serve. We strongly encourage applications from all backgrounds who share our values and have a passion to work in our community and would greatly value seeing applicants from our Maaori and Pacific communities. We are also committed to our Disability Strategy, which focuses on people with disabilities; they are our patients, whaanau, community and our staff - all carefully considered in our action plan. Together we will improve the accessibility needs for everyone who has a disability. Our values are Valuing Everyone- Whakawhanaungatanga , Kind –Manaakitanga, Together –Kotahitanga, Excellent- Rangatiratanga.
If you are these values and you would like to be part of a friendly and supportive team that contributes to the health and wellbeing of our South Auckland community, we welcome your application.
Pre employment checks
- In the interest of protecting our people and our patients, all appointments will be subject to occupational health assessment.
- It is desirable that all new employees of Te Whatu Ora are fully vaccinated against COVID-19. If you are unable to receive vaccination for any reason, please indicate this on your application to enable us to discuss this with you further.
- This position is a Core Children's worker role under the Children's Act, and therefore requires full safety checks (including police vetting) completed prior to appointment.
We are an Accredited Employer with Immigration NZ and we can provide you support in gaining Accredited Employer Work Visa if you meet the Immigration criteria.
We will provide suitable relocation package for candidates moving from overseas as well as outside of Auckland.
To view the job description, please click here.
To submit your application, please click on the link provided in this job advert or visit Counites Manukau Careers website and enter job number CMH202310642.
In order to be considered for this role you will need to be fully vaccinated against COVID 19, in that you have received two doses and a booster dose of an approved vaccine or have received a medical exemption. Proof of vaccination or satisfactory evidence that you have received a medical exemption will be required as part of our recruitment process.
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