EMERGENCY MEDICINE SPECIALIST - Part Time, 30 hours per week with potential to pick up extra shifts.
Situated in the sunny eastern coast of New Zealand's North Island, the Bay of Plenty really is just that, offering vast golden sand beaches, bush clad mountains, lush farmlands and more. Its pleasant climate means that the area has become a favourite for holiday makers, retirees and those looking for a different lifestyle outside of the main cities.
Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand, Hauora a Toi Bay of Plenty is spread across a vast geographical area and centred across two hospitals based in Tauranga and Whakatāne. We serve a population of approximately 259,000 for the major population centres of Tauranga, Katikati, Te Puke, Whakatāne, Kawerau and Ōpōtiki. Te Whatu Ora Hauora a Toi Bay of Plenty is one of the Bay of Plenty's largest employers with over 4000 staff.
About the Role
The Tauranga Emergency Department (ED) medical specialist team has grown rapidly over the past few years in response to the growth in population and service demand. We are committed to delivering excellent regional emergency medicine care for the people of the Bay of Plenty.
Our Emergency Department sees a diverse case mix with over 55,000 presentations per annum of which 20% is paediatric. The population of the Western Bay of Plenty is continuing to grow rapidly with high numbers of older adults retiring to the Bay alongside growth in industry and commerce attracting younger people and families to relocate to the region.
Hauora a Toi Bay of Plenty has a Māori population of around 22% with the largest number of Māori living in the Western Bay of Plenty. Our organisation and department are committed to improving Māori health equity and to working with Hauora a Toi Iwi to ensure services meet Te Tiriti expectations and improve health outcomes.
The department is accredited for 24 months ACEM advanced training and has a strong focus on education and development of the emergency medicine, nursing and allied health workforce.
We also have an active simulation training programme and established on-site links to the Auckland University regional clinical campus.
Applicants should possess full MCNZ vocational registration and FACEM or equivalent overseas qualification - or be within 6 months of completion at time of interview. In addition, we welcome applicants to develop or build on their areas of particular interest, such as:
- Subspeciality interests are also welcome in areas of Emergency Medicine related to population needs, i.e., Geriatric acute care, Hauora Māori focused care, acute mental health presentations.
- Participation in the education and training of Emergency Department clinical team
Alongside the opportunity to work and thrive in a team of committed and high energy Emergency Medicine Specialists, our organisation offers staff benefits such as:
- In-house professional development
- Flexible working practices (e.g. We support work life balance and flexible work arrangements whenever possible)
- Highly rewarding role and opportunity to make a difference!
- Be a valued member of a multidisciplinary team
- Subsidised onsite hospital gym membership
- Free flu vaccinations
- Free onsite parking
- Discounts (with local businesses)
If you are interested in this position, please apply online and attach an up to date copy of your CV for consideration.