Enjoy the best of both worlds based in this large inland city with close access to New Zealand's beautiful natural landscapes
- Join a major regional referral and trauma centre
- Experience a broad case mix and high acuity
- Discover the beauty of the North Island and enjoy a relaxed pace of lfie
As an Emergency Medicine Specialist, you will be involved in providing high quality clinical care to patients presenting to the Emergency Department, as well as contributing to education and research activities. You will face the daily clinical challenges that come with working in this vibrant and busy Emergency Department. You will be joining 20 Emergency Specialists (most with subspecialty interests), a Director of Rural Emergency Medicine, 24 Emergency Medicine Registrars, 5 Senior House Officers and 6 Emergency Nurse Specialists. In this well supported role, you will add to the high quality services of this leading hospital.
You will be joining a major regional referral and trauma centre, with a catchment population of more than 80,000 people. The Emergency Department itself sees approximately 84,000 patients per year, experiencing a broad mix of presentations from paediatrics to geriatrics, and medicine to trauma ? this department provides every aspect of emergency medical care. Acuity is also high, with a 36% admission rate.
You will be situated in a large inland city, on the banks of a beautiful river. This region offers the best of both worlds, the energy of a bustling city with a relaxed and easy lifestyle. You can choose from reasonably priced housing closer to the city, or more of a rural lifestyle option. You will find excellent educational facilities, world class stadiums, parks and gardens. This central location in the North Island provides easy access to a variety of lakes, beaches, mountains, ski resorts, and is only 90 minutes from Auckland.
You must be a Fellow of the Australasian College for Emergency Medicine (ACEM) or hold an equivalent Specialist qualification in Emergency Medicine and be eligible to apply for Vocational registration as an Emergency Medicine Physician in New Zealand. If you are unsure if you meet the eligibility criteria, please forward your CV for review.