Emergency Department SMO

Full time
Expires in: 27 days

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Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role

Where you’ll be working: Thames Hospital, New Zealand

The details: Permanent Full time

Ko Moehau te Maunga!

Ko Tikapa te Moana!

Ko Hauraki te whenua!

Nau mai, haere mai ki te rohe o Hauraki!

Nau mai, haere mai ki te Whare Hauora o te Kauaeranga!

Come and join us in Thames, gateway to the beautiful Coromandel peninsula!

Te whiwhinga mahi | The Opportunity

Our hospital provides a 15 bed emergency department seeing 18,000 patients per year which is supported by 24/7 laboratory and radiology services, including CT. The emergency department is staffed by an eclectic team of doctors – rural specialists, emergency medical officers and emergency specialists. We assess all patients presenting acutely to the hospital and treat, transfer, or admit as required. Our medical roster provides SMO cover 24 hours per day, 7 days a week, you will enjoy working as part of a team in this busy department. Currently 10 hour duties are being worked in the department.

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(Please note position descriptions can only be viewed on the Te Whatu Ora, Waikato website.)

Ko o tatou painga | Our Benefits

  • We pride ourselves on the provision of quality and patient focussed care and work in a true inter-disciplinary way with nursing and Allied Health team members.

  • The hospital has a feel of everyone pulling together to ensure the patients are cared for in the very best way possible across the care continuum.

Mōu | About you

Applications are invited from Fellows of the Australasian College for Emergency Medicine or Fellows of the Division of Rural Hospital Medicine, or overseas equivalent. Medical officers with appropriate experience in emergency medicine will also be considered.

You must be eligible for vocational registration with the Medical Council of New Zealand. For more information about the registration process, please visit www.mcnz.org.nz. Why not do a simple self-assessment to see what options of registration are available to you?

Mō tātou Ratonga | About our Service

Thames Hospital is part of the Te Whatu Ora Waikato, and is set against the hills on the Coromandel Peninsula on New Zealand’s North Island. We are a fully modernised rural and secondary hospital service, providing healthcare for a catchment population of 45,000. This population swells significantly over the summer holidays as the wider country makes their way to their favourite vacation destinations across the Coromandel.

What does Te Whatu Ora, Waikato offer you?

Located in the heart of the mighty Waikato, Te Whatu Ora Waikato operates over a number of sites including the provision of specialist paediatric and adult special care at Waikato Hospital Hamilton City, our main campus, and includes smaller community-based hospitals across our region. Hamilton City has easy access to beaches and mountains, so if your interests range from a host of water sports, mountain biking to vineyard lunches, the area has something for you right on your doorstep. To discover more about our stunning area, please click here.

  • As part of our Te Whatu Ora family, you’ll benefit from learning and development opportunities to support your career progression.

  • We offer flexible and agile working opportunities alongside your Te Whatu Ora benefits of generous annual leave entitlement and access to Te Whatu Ora staff discount schemes.

  • We provide a range of health and wellbeing services to promote a healthy, happy workforce.

Why work for us?

  • We are committed to promoting inclusion and making sure all colleagues feel they belong. We encourage new colleagues from a diverse range of backgrounds to apply.

  • As an employer, we aim to create a workplace where differences are valued and colleagues treat one another with dignity and respect.

  • Greater diversity within our Te Whatu Ora family improves positive outcomes for the people and communities we serve.

Tō mātou whakahaere ki te tika, te rerekētanga, me te whai wāhi mai | Our commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion
We want to see the real you in your application and welcome the real you on board if you come and work with us. Skills are gained across many areas of life, not just in formal employment. If you can demonstrate the skills listed in the ad, but the experience was gained through whānau life, community or mahi aroha (volunteering) we encourage you to apply and share your story with us in your cover letter.

We particularly welcome applications from our diverse Māori, Pacific, disabled, and rainbow communities.

Me pēhea te tuku tono | How to apply

Please apply online as applications are unable to be accepted via email. If you have any questions about the role please contact Kay.Nisbet-smith@waikatodhb.health.nz

Closing date: Open until filled

Nau mai haere mai - Come join the team!