Consultant or Medical Officer, Urgent Care
Taranaki District Health Board
New Plymouth, NZ
4d ago

Consultant or Medical Officer, UrgentCare

Hawera Health Hub, Hawera Hospital Permanent and Short Term options available

We are seeking rural, communityminded doctors to be part of TDHB’s vision in building an integrated primaryand secondary health service in Hawera .

This is an exciting new opportunitynot to be missed! We are looking for Urgent Care specialists to work in this new,modern primary care service, who arepreferably Fellows of the Royal New Zealand College of Urgent Care (FRNZCUC).

We need flexible open minded andprogressive doctors to join our existing small, competent and supportive teamin a level 3 rural hospital providing 24 / 7 medical cover.

To achievethis, we need practitioners who can use their varied and broad generalistknowledge and experience to diagnose and treat your patient in either a primarycare and / or secondary care high acuity area setting with opportunities tofollow your patients admitted to the inpatient ward.

You will :

  • Bepart of an experienced team of medical professionals and working with RHMtrainees;
  • Havelinks to secondary and tertiary services;
  • Besupported by a progressive, friendly organisation;
  • Havethe opportunity to create a primary care service designed to meet thecommunities needs

    Servea population in need and design systems with a focus on health equity

    Contributeto teaching medical students with opportunities to have honorary lecturerprivileges

    Enjoythe benefits of the Taranaki lifestyle

    If you want to work within the UrgentCare scope of practice and work in a modern innovative environment thiscould be what you are looking for!

    The SouthTaranaki Rural Health Hub is aiming to provide an integrated primary, secondaryand community service for the community.

    It is an exciting opportunity tobe part of the establishment of a model designed to meet the needs of acommunity that is engaged and enthusiastic about improving services.

    Therole will involve primarily working within a newly established walk-in clinichowever there is scope to expand this for experienced clinicians.

    The Hospital has a well-equippedradiology and laboratory service. In addition, the emergency departmenthas a Sonosite X-Porte ultrasound machine available for clinician-performedultrasounds.

    to view the position description.

    To read more about the HaweraHospital click here :

    The Taranaki region offers excellent opportunities forleisure activities and a wide range of cultural and sporting activities.

    You’ll be able to head up the mountain to ski or tramp or to the beaches aroundthe surf highway to ride some waves, a spot of fishing or just a quietwalk.

    Whatever your interests, this could be the perfect work andlifestyle opportunity you are looking for. For moreinformation on our region, check out

    To discuss this opportunity informally contact theClinical Director, Dr Emma Davey at or formally,please contact Charles Hunt, Recruitmentmanager on Email :

    Closing date for applications is 30 November 2020 unless filled earlier.

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