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Senior Medical Officer - Emergency Department

Employer Hutt Valley DHB
Workplace Hutt Valley District Health Board
Specialty Emergency Medicine
Term Permanent
Grading Medical Officer
Hours per week 40
Commencement date Open
Application closing date Open
Employer Hutt Valley DHB Workplace Hutt Valley District Health Board
Specialty Emergency Medicine Term Permanent
Grading Medical Officer Commencement date Open
Hours per week 40 Application closing date Open

Job description

The role

This is an exciting opportunity to work in a brand new state-of-the art department supported by a highly effective emergency department team.

We are a mixed adult/paediatric urban district ED seeing 47,000 patients per year with an admission rate of 24 - 25% and we are supported by a 16 bed Medical Planning and Assessment Unit, as well as excellent medical and surgical teams. The Hutt Hospital is also the regional centre for Burns and Plastics.

Our department is part of the emergency medicine sub-regional training program with Wellington Regional Hospital, has 16 junior staff and is accredited for six months registrar training. Staffing has recently increased for both senior and junior medical staff, nursing and administration.

We are committed to clinical excellence in all disciplines; and Senior Medical Staff are encouraged to take part in clinical audits and peer-reviews to ensure quality clinical care is provided.

Our position is full-time 1.0 FTE for a fixed-term period of 12 months, then it change to a 0.5 FTE permanent positon.

Skills and qualifications

Ideally you will be an experienced ED consultant and FACEM qualified or hold recognized equivalent (e.g. FRCEM OR ABEM).

To apply for this position you must hold or be eligible to apply for a vocational scope of practice in Emergency Medicine with the Medical Council of New Zealand and be legally entitled to live and work in NZ.

How to apply

Please complete an online HVDHB application form by clicking the 'apply now' button or through our careers website: www.healthyjobs.co.nz
Please note: We are unable to accept applications via email.

For further information on this role, please email recruitment@huttvalleydhb.org.nz and indicate the vacancy number 9112502-19 and job title in the subject line.
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Phone (04) 566 6999
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