Consultant Emergency Medicine Physician (three to six months fixed-term)

  • Haines Attract
  • Lower Hutt, New Zealand
Full time Health Care

Job Description

About the role

This is an exciting opportunity to work in a state-of-the-art department supported by a highly effective emergency department team.

We are a mixed adult/paediatric urban district ED seeing 47,000 patients per year with an admission rate of 24 to 25% and we are supported by a 16-bed Assessment and Planning Unit, as well as excellent medical and surgical teams. The Hutt Hospital is also the regional centre for Burns and Plastics.

Our department is part of the emergency medicine sub-regional training program with Wellington Regional Hospital, has 18 junior staff and is accredited for 12 months registrar training. Staffing has recently increased for both senior and junior medical staff, clinical nurse specialists, nurse practitioners, nurses and administration.

We are committed to clinical excellence in all disciplines, and Senior Medical Staff are encouraged to take part in clinical audits and peer reviews to ensure quality clinical care is provided.

Our position is flexible offering a fixed-term appointment or locum work.

We are looking for the following:

  • Vocationally registered in Emergency Medicine with the Medical Council of New Zealand (MCNZ)
  • FACEM or equivalent qualification and be able to register for vocational registration or Locum Tenens registration with the MCNZ
  • If applying from overseas, you must meet the New Zealand Immigration Service requirements
  • Relevant experience and training

About us

Here at the 2DHBs (Capital and Coast District Health Board and Hutt Valley District Health Boards) we embrace diversity and welcome applications from all people, including all gender identities, ages, ethnicities, sexual orientations, disability and religions. A workforce that is diverse and inclusive means that we are better positioned to understand and serve our community.

The 2DHBs are pro-equity health organisations, with a particular focus on Māori, Pacific Peoples, and the Disability Community.

Hutt Valley is part of Wellington, Capital of New Zealand. The region offers great restaurants, a vibrant cultural scene and coffee culture as well as ample opportunity for outdoor pursuits. Sailing, water sports, cycle trails and walking trails among wooded hillsides with fantastic views abound in the 'Coolest Little Capital in the World (Lonely Planet)'

How to apply

Click the apply now button to send your application directly to us. For further information on this role please email [email protected] and indicate the job title and vacancy number in the subject line.

2DHB requires all its employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. We are not accepting applications that do not meet this criteria.

Please note we will be reviewing applications when received and will progress through the recruitment process

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