Emergency Physician - New Zealand

  • Location

    Lower Hutt City

  • Sector:

    Physician, Emergency Physician

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Contact email:

    jobs@odysseyrecruitment.com

  • Job ref:

    250183

  • Published:

    4 months ago

  • Duration:

    5 months

  • Expiry date:

    2022-02-22

  • Startdate:

    February 2022

This is a fixed term appointment for 5 months February - June 2022 in a regional general hospital close to Wellington.
  • emergency department is a mixed adult/paediatric urban district ED seeing 47,000 patients per year with an admission rate of 24 – 25%
  • supported by a 16 bed Assessment and Planning Unit
  • excellent medical and surgical teams
  • hospital is the regional centre for Burns and Plastics.
  • emergency department is part of the emergency medicine sub-regional training program
  • 16 junior staff and is accredited for 6-months registrar training.

Duties:
  • Demonstrate comprehensive and adaptive resuscitation and acute care skills required for the range of patient presentations of all complexities in the emergency department setting
  • Recognise and expedite any specific intervention critical to resuscitation and acute care
  • Demonstrate a sound understanding and ability to work across contemporary models of emergency care
  • Identify and prepare critically unwell patients requiring retrieval or transfer to a tertiary service
  • Participate in audit and service quality


Requirements
  • Medical Degree
  • FACEM qualification( or equivalent qualification from UK/USA/Canada)
  • Subspecialty interest/experience in Geriatric Emergency Medicine (desirable)
  • MCNZ vocational registration

Benefits
  • Salary NZ$ 190,000 - 270,000 pa
  • Pension benefits
  • 6 weeks annual leave
  • CME programmes
If this role is of interest please apply with CV or get in touch.