Emergency Medicine Specialist
Waikato District Health Board
Hamilton, New Zealand
18d ago

Full time

Our ED is the major regional referral and trauma centre for the Waikato region with a catchment population of over 800,000 people.

We see approximately 79,000 patients per year with a broad case-mix of presentations from paediatrics to geriatrics, medicine to trauma there is no aspect of emergency medical care we do not provide.

Acuity is high with a 36% admission rate.

The successful candidates must be fellows of the Australasian College for Emergency Medicine (ACEM), or hold an equivalent specialist qualification in Emergency Medicine and be eligible to apply for vocational registration as an emergency physician in NZ.

We would love to hear from candidates with experience in a variety of emergency medicine settings (including major EDs), who are interested in being involved in emergency medicine care, education and research, and keen to face the daily clinical challenges that come from working in our vibrant and busy ED.

Who are we?

  • 20 x FACEMS most with a subspecialty interest
  • 1FTE FACEM as a Director of Rural Emergency Medicine
  • 23FTE Emergency Medicine Registrars
  • 5FTE Senior House Officers
  • 6 Emergency Nurse Specialists
  • Where are we?

    Hamilton is New Zealand’s largest inland city situated on the banks of the majestic Waikato River. Vibrant, diverse and thriving Hamilton combines all the vigour and energy of a bustling city with a relaxed, easy lifestyle.

    There are very reasonable housing and rural lifestyle options, as well as excellent educational facilities, world class stadiums, parks, gardens, café’s and culture.

    Centrally located in the North Island, we are close to several lakes, beaches, mountains and ski resorts, and only 90 minutes from Auckland.

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