Registrar Emergency Medicine
Emergency Medicine Registrar in a busy Emergency Department in a regional general hospital which is accredited for 12 months FACEM training. This role is suitable for FACEM trainees or physicians looking for experience in emergency medicine.
This is a dynamic and evolving service which has undergone considerable staff expansion recently and is currently staffed by 15 SMOs (14 FACEMs) offering 17 hours per day direct shop floor supervision.
The emergency department sees 50,000 patients per year, 20% of which are paediatric patients and has a 35% admission rate reflecting the acuity of presentations trainees will be exposed to.
The hospital is a Level 5 hospital with acute services including general medicine and medical sub-specialities, cardiology, intensive care, paediatrics, O&G, mental health, orthopaedics, general and vascular surgery, urology, ENT and ophthalmology within the DHB. Waikato Hospital is our adult tertiary referral service, Starship for our paediatric tertiary services.
There is protected teaching for four hours a week, including an active simulation programme. There is teaching support for both Primary and Fellowship examinations and candidates regularly sitting both of these.
There is a clinical governance framework in place and research opportunities will be available for interested and enthusiastic trainees.
Tauranga is a great place to live and work, a vibrant and expanding city with both coastal and rural attractions right on its doorstep and a great selection of activities including surfing, kayaking, paddleboarding, fishing, mountain biking and much more. There is a super café scene and wineries nearby too.
- To undertake investigations which may be helpful in formulating a diagnosis.
- To manage and treat the patient according to best clinical practice possible.
- To record the relevant patient history, physical signs including vital signs, level of consciousness and results of investigations.
- To record either a definitive or differential diagnosis.
- To notify nursing staff of any important instructions regarding patient management
- To record all medications dosages and treatments. Complete and issue prescription for patient as required.
- Refer patient back to their named General Practitioner for follow-up where appropriate.
You will have
- Applicants must hold or be eligible for provisional general / general registration with the New Zealand Medical Council
This is a 12 month contract with the ability to start in January 2022. If this sounds like the perfect position for you, please do not hesitate to apply today!
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