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Emergency Medicine Consultant

Seeking the best of both worlds? This is the opportunity for you.

  • Perfect climate - warm summers and crisp winters
  • No night shift or on call requirements - get your routine back
  • 133 beds, small by some standards but this has manifold benefits
The Position
A well-performing Emergency department in a smaller hospital environment has an opportunity available for an ED specialist to join a cohesive group, with no night shift or on call requirements. Yes, you heard right, the time is now to have your career while being able to have a routine.
As the ED Physician you will be a primary responder to critical cases, along with attending to the slightly more routine but still urgent clinical presentations, with support from an enduring team of skilled ED Nurses who all collectively respond to approximately 18,000 presentations at the Emergency Department each year.

The Hospital
This opportunity is based in a 133 bed non-tertiary, provincial, general hospital in New Zealand’s South Island, small by some standards but this has manifold benefits. In recent years, the hospital has been completely remodelled allowing you to work in a modern facility the provides a range of services to 55,000 people including surgery, paediatrics, mental health, maternity, general medical and aged care. The hospital is also a base for a range of associated clinical support services and allied health, such as rehabilitation, speech therapy, physiotherapy, stroke and cardiac support, district nursing and drug and alcohol programmes.

The Location
You will settle in a location that offers a lifestyle opportunity that is second to none. This city is an easy place to live with no commuting, plentiful activities on your doorstep and very family friendly with excellent education options and affordable real estate. You can have a lifestyle block/hobby farm, while living close to the city and work, in the perfect climate, no compromises needed.

Essential Criteria
To be successful in applying for this position you must be eligible for vocational registration with the Medical Council of New Zealand, hold specialist qualifications (FACEM or equivalent) and meet the English language proficiency requirements. If you are unsure if you meet the selection criteria please contact me and we can discuss your eligibility and the opportunities available.
The sense of community and belonging is reflected in-house as much as it is a part of the local landscape. Come and experience for yourself what the rest of the consultants here already have discovered and value, contact Tara today +61 2 8353 9075 or email for more information.

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