Permanent Senior Medical Officer

Job Title: Permanent Senior Medical Officer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: North Island, New Zealand
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: 1/01/2019
Reference: JO-1810-35630_1540958872
Contact Name: Ochre Recruitment
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Job Published: October 31, 2018 04:07

Job Description

Permanent Senior Medical Officer

* At least 3 years of experience in rural or emergency medicine
* An understanding of the challenges and rewards of rural hospital practice
* Current acute life support courses - adult, paediatric
* Enthusiasm to join the hospital and wider community

Start Date: January 2019

Rates: Negotiable depending on experience and qualifications

The Position
An opportunity exists for a Permanent Senior Medical Officer starting January 2019. The roster is full shift, including night duty, with no on-call. There is clinical support from a physician on-call 24/7 and a surgeon on-call for part of the week. The emergency department is staffed by an eclectic mix of doctors - rural specialists, emergency medical officers and emergency specialists. They assess all patients presenting acutely to the hospital and treat or admit as required. They provide procedural sedation for both adults and children when necessary.

The Location
Located in New Zealand's largest inland city with a smart, innovative and welcoming community. This region has a rich history and excellent entertainment options, from parks and gardens to its thriving cultural precinct. Offering affordable housing and quality educational options - an excellent place to live and work.

Essential Criteria:
To be eligible to apply for this position you must be eligible for or hold general scope of practice with the Medical Council of New Zealand. Preferred applicants will hold the FRNZCGP, FACEM or the FDRHM.

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