Emergency Medicine SMO (Full Time Fixed Term)

  • Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand
  • South Auckland, Manukau City Centre, Auckland, New Zealand
Full time Health Care

Job Description

We have a great opportunity to join our dynamic Emergency Department with vacancies in both Senior Medical Officer or Fellow positions for 1 year fixed term working either part-time or full time.

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. 

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.

To view the Job Description please click here.

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