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Intensivist - Fixed-term

Employer Hawkes Bay DHB
Workplace Hawke's Bay District Health Board
Specialty Intensive Care Medicine
Term Locum
Grading Medical Officer
Hours per week 40
Commencement date Open
Application closing date 28 Apr 2019
Employer Hawkes Bay DHB Workplace Hawke's Bay District Health Board
Specialty Intensive Care Medicine Term Locum
Grading Medical Officer Commencement date Open
Hours per week 40 Application closing date 28 Apr 2019

Job description

Intensivist - fixed-term

We have a vacancy in our current team for an Intensive Care Physician.

This is up to a three month fixed-term position to cover sabbatical leave, starting 3 June, through to 1 September. Ideally this would be for four 10 hour shifts but would three 10 shifts

The Hawke's Bay Intensive Care unit (ICU) is a Level2 ICU providing a high standard of general intensive care to both adults and children including complex multi-system life support. The Unit is capable of providing non-invasive and mechanical ventilation, extra-corporeal renal replacement therapy and invasive cardiac monitoring. Transfers to other Intensive Care Units are considered for patients requiring specialised care and may include ventilated burns patients (Middlemore), non-ventilated burns and plastic surgery patients (Lower Hutt), cardio-thoracic (Wellington or Auckland), neurosurgery (Wellington), and critically ill paediatric patients (PICU, Starship in Auckland).

The Unit has a total of 11 beds: four to six High Dependency beds and five to seven Intensive Care beds, including a negative pressure isolation room, with en-suite facilities and an ante-room for strict isolation precautions. The Intensive Care Service also provides an Intensive Care Level Flight Service for the Inter-Hospital Transfers and participates in Rapid Response and Patient at Risk Team activities across the hospital.

The Intensive Care Unit currently has a team of eight Consultants and eight Registrars. Our Intensive Care Physicians have high clinical profile within the department and are committed to the delivery of high quality medical care.

Applicants must be registered or eligible for vocational registration, with the New Zealand Medical Council as an Intensive Care Physician and be a Fellow of the College of Intensive Care Medicine of Australia and New Zealand (CICM), or equivalent. Experience in managing paediatric Intensive Care patients is preferred.

You are welcome to contact Dr Michael Park, Medical Director, to discuss this position; Email: or phone +64 6 878

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Vacancy contact details
Name Michael Park
Phone 64 6 878 8109
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