Emergency Physician - Sabbatical Cover

  • Te Whatu Ora, Hawke's Bay
  • Hawke's Bay, New Zealand
Full time Health Care

Job Description

Ehara taku toa i te toa takitahi. Engari, he toa takitini.

Success is not the work of one, but the work of many.

Fixed-term, full-time

80 hours per fortnight (1.0FTE)

We are looking for an Emergency Medicine Physician to join the team at Hawke's Bay Hospital to cover six months sabbatical leave.

Through our values here at Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand, Te Matau a Māui Hawke's Bay, we are proud of our team's diversity. We believe in the strength of a diverse and inclusive workforce, to help us achieve the best outcomes for our patients and the communities in which we operate and serve.

Our values are He kauanuanu - Respect, Ākina -Improvement, Rarangate tira - Teamwork and Tauwhiro - Care.

Te Whatu Ora Hawke's Bay is an increasingly innovative organisation providing opportunities to make a difference to patients and to the wider health sector.

Our Emergency Medicine Physicians have high clinical profiles within the department and are committed to the delivery of high-quality medical care. There are opportunities to be involved in hospital wide initiative to improve emergency care and the patient experience. The Department offers the opportunity for a wide range of clinical interests and support for research.

The Emergency Department sees presentations approaching 46,000 per annum. We currently have a team of 16 SMOs, 15 registrars and 15 House Officers.

We have ACEM accreditation for 24 months of training in Emergency Medicine. The department has a strong commitment to the teaching of both trainees and final year medical students from the University of Otago.

Our patient mix is diverse and a majority of patients are of high acuity and frequently have late presentations. The department receives around100 major trauma ISS >12 presentations per year. We have active ED ultrasound and we have ready access to a comprehensive diagnostic radiology service, including CT, MRI, Angiography and Nuclear Medicine.

Hawke's Bay Fallen Soldiers' Memorial Hospital is a 330-bed accredited facility providing acute and elective care for the Hawke's Bay region (a population of 162,000 people). The full spectrum of services is provided onsite except for Neurosurgery, Cardiothoracic and Plastics. There is excellent support from an enthusiastic Intensive Care and Anaesthetic team. The Regional hospital in Hastings also has links to the Te Whatu Ora Hawke's Bay rural services in Wairoa and Waipukurau.

Applicants must be registered or eligible for registration, with the New Zealand Medical Council as an Emergency Medicine Physician.

To review the position profile, please visit our careers site

Te Whatu Ora Hawke's Bay in general encourages a workforce that is innovative, eager to learn and enhance their skills and is passionate about caring for our community. As part of our team we will support, encourage and help you to develop your career with us.

Applications close on Wednesday, 22 May 2024.

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