There is a permanent vacancy for an Emergency Physician to join a team of 8 qualified Consultants in a Hospital based on the North Island.
Its Emergency Medicine Physicians have high clinical profiles within the department and are committed to the delivery of high quality medical care. There are opportunities to be involved in hospital wide initiative to improve emergency care and the patient experience. The Department offers the opportunity for a wide range of clinical interests and support for research.
The Emergency Department sees presentations approaching 42,000 per annum. They currently have a team of 1 Medical Officer, 2 Nurse Practitioners, 10 Registrars, and 8 House Officers.
They are accredited for 6 months of advanced training but are working towards qualifying for 12 months accreditation as we increase Consultant staff. The department has a strong commitment to the teaching of both trainees and final year medical students from the University of Otago.
Applicants must be registered or eligible for registration, with the New Zealand Medical Council as an Emergency Medicine Physician and be a Fellow of the Australasian College of Emergency Medicine, or equivalent.