ED Specialist Taupo Hospital

  • Health New Zealand - Te Whatu Ora
  • Taupō, New Zealand
Full time Health Care

Job Description

Vacancy No: ROT02400
Emergency Specialist
Health New Zealand - Lakes
Taupō - New Zealand
Full Time or Part Time

Nestled in the heart of the North Island, Taupō Hospital is renowned for its breath-taking landscapes, including the majestic Lake Taupo, the largest freshwater lake in Australasia. The region boasts scenic mountains, lush forests, and geothermal wonders, providing endless opportunities for outdoor activities.

We are seeking an Emergency Specialist to work in our Taupō Hospital. You will be a part of a small competent and supportive team which provide 24/7 medical cover to a population of approximately 41,000.

Use your varied and broad generalist knowledge and experience to diagnose and treat your patient in ED, through to discharge or stabilise and transfer patients to the Secondary/Tertiary Hospitals when required.

Get a glimpse of what it’s like to work, live and play here at Taupo’s Rural Hospital by watching this short video made by one of our Senior Medical Officers

Taupō Hospital also provides a rehabilitation service for its local community.

This position offers you

  • a team experienced in medical and nursing professionals
  • links to primary, secondary and tertiary services
  • innovative, progressive and friendly organisation
  • a beautiful environment with a range of sporting, outdoor and cultural pursuits
  • Taupō Hospital has recently been refurbished and upgraded to a modern and contemproary rural hospital.

To be suitable for this position applicants must:

  • be within 3 months of obtaining their Emergency Medicine qualification
  • and or hold or be eligible for Specialist (Vocational) registration with the Medical Council of New Zealand - click here for the MCNZ Registration Self-Assessment Tool
  • provide an up to date CV, Cover Letter and 3 written references either on an RP6 form

The above position comes with an attractive relocation remuneration package and CME allowance for successful long term and permanent appointments. 

For further information, please contact our Medical Management Unit or speak directly with our Clinical Lead, Dr Jared Bayless MD, FACEM [email protected]

Visit the Senior Medical Officer Collective Union ASMS for the current collective agreement.

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