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Medical Officer – Emergency Department

Employer Northland DHB
Workplace Northland District Health Board
Specialty Emergency Medicine
Term Other
Grading Medical Officer
Hours per week N/A
Commencement date 01 May 2019
Application closing date Open
Employer Northland DHB Workplace Northland District Health Board
Specialty Emergency Medicine Term Other
Grading Medical Officer Commencement date 01 May 2019
Hours per week N/A Application closing date Open

Job description

(1.0 FTE - 6 months fixed term –1st May 2019 to 31st October 2019)

Are you interested in joining the enthusiastic team in our Emergency Department?

Applications are invited for a Medical Officer to join the Emergency Department at Whangarei Hospital.
The 246 bed Whangarei Hospital is the major referral hospital for the Northland region of New Zealand, with a direct catchment of 170,000. Our department provides emergency services for the entire area from four locations including Whangarei Hospital and three small regional hospitals located in Kaitaia, Dargaville and the Bay of Islands. Over 140 consultants provide support in a wide range of specialties.

The Department of Emergency Medicine has 40,000 attendances per year of which 25% are paediatric. The department is currently led by 11 SMOs and is accredited with ACEM for 12 months Advanced Training and Paediatric Log Book Training and has a successful training program for both Part 1 and Part 2 trainees.

Northland boasts some of the most stunning scenic and coastal areas of New Zealand, affordable housing, excellent schools and a vast range of recreational activities.

Northland DHB is proud of its core values People First, Respect, Caring, Communication and Excellence. These form the basis of an inclusive and collaborative work environment with a focus on quality improvement that strives for excellence.

All Applications should be directed to: Tania Vaile, Recruitment Officer - Senior Medical Officers,
Northland District Health Board, Private Bag 9742, Whangarei 0148, Northland, New Zealand.
Phone: +64 9 4304101ext 60484, Email: or visit our website at

Qualifications required

The successful applicant must be eligible for Medical Council of New Zealand registration and have a current practising certificate. Please visit to check your eligibility for registration with the New Zealand Medical Council.
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Vacancy contact details
Name Tania Vaile,
Position Recruitment Officer
Phone 09 430 4101 Ext. 60484
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