Emergency Medicine Specialist / Medical Officer

  • Northland DHB
  • Whangarei, Northland, New Zealand
Full time Government Health Care Other

Job Description

Emergency Department (4.0 FTE)

Are you interested in joining the enthusiastic team in our Emergency Department?

Applications are invited for Emergency Medicine Specialists/Medical Officers to join the Emergency Department at Whangarei Hospital.

The 246 bed Whangarei Hospital is the major referral hospital for the Northland region of New Zealand, with a direct catchment of 170,000. Our department provides emergency services for the entire area from four locations including Whangarei Hospital and three small regional hospitals located in Kaitaia, Dargaville and the Bay of Islands. Over 140 consultants provide support in a wide range of specialties.

The Department of Emergency Medicine has 43,000 attendances per year of which 25% are paediatric. The department is currently led by 11 SMOs and is accredited with ACEM for 12 months Advanced Training and Paediatric Log Book Training and has a successful training programme for both Part 1 and Part 2 trainees.

Northland boasts some of the most stunning scenic and coastal areas of New Zealand, affordable housing, excellent schools and a vast range of recreational activities.

Northland DHB is proud of its core values People First, Respect, Caring, Communication and Excellence. These form the basis of an inclusive and collaborative work environment with a focus on quality improvement that strives for excellence.

The successful applicant must be eligible for Medical Council of New Zealand registration and have a current practising certificate. Please visit www.mcnz.org.nz to check your eligibility for registration with the New Zealand Medical Council.

Vacancy No: MD19-018

All Applications should be directed to: Tania Vaile, Recruitment Officer - Senior Medical Officers,
Northland District Health Board, Private Bag 9742, Whangarei 0148, Northland, New Zealand.
Phone: +64 9 430 4101 ext 60484, Email: [email protected] or visit our website at www.northlanddhb.org.nz/Careers/Vacancies.aspx

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