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Emergency Medicine Specialist

Employer Nelson-Marlborough DHB
Workplace Nelson Marlborough Health
Specialty Emergency Medicine
Term Permanent
Grading Medical Officer
Hours per week 40
Commencement date Open
Application closing date 19 Jul 2018
Employer Nelson-Marlborough DHB Workplace Nelson Marlborough Health
Specialty Emergency Medicine Term Permanent
Grading Medical Officer Commencement date Open
Hours per week 40 Application closing date 19 Jul 2018

Job description

•FACEM or equivalence required
•Location: Wairau Hospital, Blenheim
•Tenure: Permanent 0.8FTE - 1.0FTE position

Applications are invited for a permanent position at Wairau Hospital, Blenheim, where you will work alongside a team of five SMOs and three FACEMs building an environment of excellence.

Wairau Hospital is a recent purpose built facility with 88 beds and has approximately 22,000 ED presentations a year. Currently it is meeting the Ministry target for 95% of patients discharged, admitted or transferred in under 6 hours.

The Hospital has all the major specialties with sub-specialties visiting on a routine basis from Nelson and Christchurch. A High Dependency Unit and Acute Assessment Unit are co-located with the ED, and the Radiology Department is right next door.

Situated at the top of the South Island, Blenheim is well known for its temperate climate, award winning wineries, stunning scenery and outdoor pursuits - all available within minutes of the town centre. The Marlborough region offers exceptional lifestyle opportunities which support work/ life balance. Blenheim is a family friendly city with nationally recognised schools and plenty of sporting opportunities for the kids.

Enquiries can be directed in confidence to Rosey Wilson, Service Manager - Medical Services via

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Applications are only accepted online, so to apply or to view the position description please go to our careers website

Appointment and ongoing employment will be conditional upon criminal record/police checks. This will include checks under the Vulnerable Children Act 2014.

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Closing date: Thursday, 19 July 2018.

Ref: W18/069.

Online application, CV and cover letter are required before your application can be processed.

Enquiries can be made to Human Resources Nelson telephone: 03 546 1274 or email

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Name Haines Recruitment Agency
Phone (04) 914 4650
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