Emergency Medicine Specialist

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    Physician, Emergency Physician

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    $190,000 - 270,000

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    about 1 year ago

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A new vacancy for an emergency medicine specialist or experienced Emergency Medical Officer has arisen in New Zealand. The role is full time and permanent and based in a 110 bed secondary level hospital with 24/7 emergency department, seeing 24,000 patients per year. You will join an enthusiastic and hardworking team of specialists, registrars and house officers focused on service quality and continuous training, affording you the opportunity for professional development.

Key Duties

You will be directed by the Director of Emergency Medicine and will have the general duties and responsibilities:

• To provide high-quality emergency medical care to patients

• To be involved in the development, implementation and review of policies, procedures, and standards in accordance with the general standards of the DHB and appropriate branch advisory bodies of the MCNZ.

• To participate in and maintain after-hours services and rosters.

• To provide consultative services as required to colleagues appropriate to the standardoperational procedures and acute services within the hospital

• To assist in developing undergraduate and postgraduate teaching programmes in liaison with BOP Clinical school.

• To participate in Staff Development Programmes.


Skill and Qualifications

Applicants must hold or be eligible for registration with the New Zealand Medical Council and have experience in emergency medicine.

As well as excellent clinical skills, you will need to demonstrate proficiency in these key areas:

  • Innovation of services and an enthusiasm for creative problem solving. You will be responsible for the integration of primary and secondary care services.
  • Dedication to the provision of service quality
  • Team working to effectively achieve defined goals.
  • Understanding of cultural diversity and sensitive cultural issues
  • Ability to provide integrated care within several disciplines
  • Excellent communication both verbal and written
  • Commitment to education and inspiration of junior medical staff, medical students and other health professionals studying at the University of Auckland and the Bay of Plenty Clinical School. 
  • Interest in clinical research


With some of the best sandy beaches the country has to offer, ski fields within driving distance and a temperate climate of high sunshine hours, Whakatàne is a great place to work.

Applications and Further Information:

If you are interested in this role please apply with a detailed CV not longer than 5 pages