ED Senior Medical Officers - SMO, Waitemata DHB, NZ

  • Waitemata District Health Board
  • Auckland, New Zealand
Full time Health Care

Job Description

Your community needs you …. !

At this time more than ever, Waitemata DHB is working towards creating an Emergency Service with a focus on delivering Best Emergency Care.

You will be joining an open, energetic, and friendly SMO team with a culture of collaboration, support and curiosity. We will challenge you to continue to develop your interests and skills. We are passionate about what we do.

At North Shore Hospital you will be serving a population with good access to primary care as evidence by an admission rate of over 40%. A third of the presentations are over 65 so your challenges will include dealing with acutely unwell older adults where your immediate interventions will have a profound effect on patient outcomes. We have 4 resuscitation rooms with high levels of utilisation, and a large ED Short Stay to minimise unnecessary admissions.

At Waitakere Hospital you will be working in one of the fastest growing EDs in the country At WTH ED you will need to lead and provide resuscitative care and arrange transport for all deteriorating patients without the direct involvement of speciality services like ICU because these are based at NSH.

Interested applicants must comply with the following:

  • Possess a Medical Degree registrable with the Medical Council of New Zealand
  • Have the Fellowship of the Australasian College of Emergency Medicine or a similar higher training qualification eligible for vocations registration with the Medical Council of New Zealand

For a copy of the position description, please click here

To apply online please go to http://www.wdhbcareers.com  

For more information above this position please email - Dr Kate Allan, Associate Clinical Director at [email protected]

Job code: WDHB11769

Closing date: 2nd Aug 2021

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