Head Medical have a unique Emergency Medicine Fellowship opportunity suited to Emergency Medicine trainees (ST4-ST6) / SAAS doctors who hold MCEM (part1&2). You will be based at Tauranga Hospital in the Eastern Bay of Plenty region.
- Enjoy the surf, or Paddle your way around the Tauranga coastline!
- Beautiful natural surroundings and marine life – white sandy beaches, stunning sunrises, native forest & birds, dolphins and orcas
- January 2024 commencement (12 month contract)
There are two hospitals in the region, Whakatāne hospital has 110 beds, and Tauranga Hospital with 359 beds. The Medical Service provides specialist services across the Bay of Plenty district, which incorporates two hospital sites in Tauranga and Whakatāne (1 hour drive down the coast), delivering general internal medicine inpatient and outpatient services, plus a range of sub-speciality services, to a population of approx.260,000. This role will be based at Tauranga Hospital (359 bed, Level 2 Hospital).
As an Emergency Medicine Fellow you will participate in the Senior Medical Officer roster (0.75 FTE) and with the support of the Senior Medical Officer team, hold responsibility for the department education and simulation portfolio (0.25 FTE). The emergency department sees a diverse case mix with 55,000 presentations per annum of which 25% is paediatric.
Tauranga is now the 5th largest city in New Zealand with an urban population of 151,300 (regionally 255,102) and is only a 2.5 hour drive south of Auckland. It has always been a premier destination, but with the strong NZ economy and a buoyant housing market, Tauranga is now the fastest growing city in New Zealand.
Tauranga, and in particular the suburb of Mount Maunganui, is well known for many things - the mountain (Mauao), the sunshine, the café and restaurant scene, the surfing, the white sandy beaches and natural salt water hotpools, the local markets with fresh produce, the safe and family-friendly lifestyle with excellent schools, and high-end real estate.
There is a domestic airport with regular daily flights to Auckland's International airport (35 minutes), making connections to/from Tauranga very easy.
Don’t just take our word for it, visit this link for more lifestyle information: Tauranga & the Bay of Plenty
What Head Medical can do for you
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