06/03/2023

Senior Medical Officer, Emergency Department

  • Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand
  • Counties Manukau
Full time Health Care

Job Description

Senior Medical Officer (0.75FTE),
Emergency Department,
Te Whatu Ora - Counties Manukau
CMH202210099

This position is a Core Children's worker under the Children's Act & requires full safety checks completed before any new employee starts.

Auckland is New Zealand's largest, diverse and most popular city, nestled on one of the world’s best harbours. It offers a metropolitan lifestyle mixed with the great outdoors; from cafes and restaurants to our stunning beaches, parks and marinas providing a beautiful natural landscape that we Kiwis are proud of.

Te Whatu Ora Counties Manukau is based in South Auckland is the largest of Districts across New Zealand by population and provides employment for more than 7,000 people across the region.

Our people are a large part of the community we serve which makes us passionate about the health of the people living in it. We are a team of talented individuals working together to make a positive difference to the people we serve, to the communities we work in, and to each other.

With over 110,000 adult and paediatric patients per year our Emergency Department at Middlemore Hospital is one of the busiest in Australasia.  Middlemore Hospital is situated in a lower socio economic area and serves a culturally diverse, high need population with high acuity presentations. The department is accredited with the Australasian College of Emergency Medicine (ACEM) for 36 months of training as a mixed Tier 1 Emergency Department.

Middlemore Hospital ED is a busy Major Trauma Centre seeing approximately 300 major trauma patients (ISS >13) per year as well as acting as the quaternary centre for spinal cord, mangled limb and burns patients. The hospital is well supported by dedicated Trauma, Burns and Spinal Cord teams and has an active trauma committee that provide governance and oversite. The hospital also provides immediate care for walk in paediatric trauma patients and maintains excellent links with the local cardio thoracic and neurosurgical centres via the Norther Regional Trauma Committee. The ED specialist plays a vital role in acting as team leader for major trauma.

Counties Manukau is a dynamic and progressive organisation that offers an innovative and transformative approach to delivering more effective services and better outcomes for our people, families and communities. 

We have a great opportunity for a mixture of permanent /fixed term part-time or full time positions available to join our dynamic team.

Suitably qualified candidates are advised to discuss the position with the Clinical Head, Dr Matthew Clarke at [email protected] or contact the Recruitment Centre +64 9 259 3640.

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Job Number: CMH202210099
Applications Close: 03 April 2023

Our highest priority is the safety and welfare of our patients and our people.  We have strict Health & Safety measures to keep our people safe. All new employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

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 these are your values too, then join us today.

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