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Emergency Medicine Specialist

Employer Nelson-Marlborough DHB
Workplace Nelson Marlborough Health
Specialty Emergency Medicine
Term Locum
Grading Medical Officer
Hours per week 40
Commencement date Open
Application closing date 01 Aug 2018
Employer Nelson-Marlborough DHB Workplace Nelson Marlborough Health
Specialty Emergency Medicine Term Locum
Grading Medical Officer Commencement date Open
Hours per week 40 Application closing date 01 Aug 2018

Job description

•FACEM or equivalence required
•Location: Nelson, New Zealand

Take advantage of this opportunity to work in one of New Zealand's most beautiful regions.

We have a temporary 0.9FTE position available, covering parental leave, from September 2018 - June 2019

Nelson Marlborough District Health Board (NMDHB) is the main health service provider for New Zealand's Nelson, Tasman and Marlborough regions, serving nearly 145,000 people across two hospitals, public health and a range of community services.

Working in a high performing team of motivated professionals, you'll be keen to contribute and have an innovative streak when it comes to spotting opportunities for service development. You'll be based in a teaching hospital, so you'll have plenty of scope to share your knowledge with younger staff, as well as develop your leadership skills.

You'll bring the following qualifications and experience:
•FACEM, or equivalent, with vocational registration in New Zealand
•Current Annual Practising Certificate
•Ability to work independently as an ED Specialist in a provincial hospital

You'll work alongside a team of six other FACEM's building an environment of excellence. Our Emergency Department has 28,000 patient encounters per annum and performs highly against the Ministry of Health ED targets. There is a quality focus and teaching is a high priority. There are two ED registrars and a core of highly experienced registered nurses.

Situated near the top of the South Island, Nelson city is the geographical centre of New Zealand. It has three national parks within a 90 minute drive and is surrounded by beaches, mountains, hidden valleys, raging rivers and golden sands. It is known as a spectacular natural environment and has one of the highest number of sunshine hours in New Zealand. For more information on the Nelson/Tasman region visit

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

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Closing date: Wednesday, 1 August 2018.

Ref: N18/268.

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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