Emergency Medicine Senior House Officer
Kia hiwa rā, kia hiwa rā
Nau mai, haere mai, whakapiri mai!
Kia koutou ngā rangatira mā
Kia kaha, kia māia ki te tono mō tenei nohonga ki te Pōari Hauora o Whanganui
We welcome you, come closer. Come closer to hear the words of encouragement and urge you all to apply for this position on offer at the Whanganui DHB
Experience life in a unique part of New Zealand. Learn from your experiences working in an interesting and challenging Emergency Department where you will be presented with a wide variety of clinical scenarios that will grow your knowledge and experience. This is an opportunity to support a community that's in need of your expertise.
Te Whatu Ora Whanganui is seeking applications from suitably qualified Senior House officers with a special interest in Emergency Medicine. This is an Emergency department dedicated role in a team that consists of 8 Consultants 3 Registrars and 7 Senior/House Officers. As part of this busy team, you'll have excellent access to your senior consultants, and unrivalled opportunities to experience any of the varied presentations to the hospital - ensuring an enviable broad skill base that will expand your career opportunities in Emergency and Rural Medicine. A start date is negotiable. This role includes night and weekend shifts on a rotating roster. Therefore, to apply for this role you must be a PGY2 House officer or a Senior House Officer, eligible to work nights and be eligible to apply for a Practicing Certificate.
Our hospital serves a population of approximately 60,000, performing 4,000 procedures annually in three elective theatres and one acute theatre. We have 50+ RMOs working in General Medicine, Mental Health, Emergency, General Surgery, Orthopaedics, O&G, Paediatrics, Anaesthetic Departments and as Relievers. Because we are a smaller DHB, all Senior House Officer's (SHOs) are given the opportunity to work directly with senior consultants in all departments. Our DHB strongly supports training opportunities and a variety of experiences which can assist you with making future career choices - and our SHO's are given the opportunity to apply to non-training registrar positions.
We are big enough to support ground-breaking ambitions and small enough for an authentic connection. Whanganui's hospitality, like our river, is legendary: we look forward to welcoming you.
Positioned in the heart of the North Island, the Whanganui District is rich in history, culture and natural resources. The Whanganui River – Te Awa Tupua – flows from the mountains of the Central Plateau through the city to the Tasman Sea. Diversity is an important part of Whanganui's character and newcomers from around the world find a warm welcome here.
It's location also boasts close proximity to the mountains and is ideal for tramping, skiing, fishing and a variety of outdoor adventure pursuits. Whanganui enjoys a heritage rich in arts and culture, and excellent educational and sports training facilities. We offer a relaxed lifestyle, affordable housing, an easy commute to work, and an easy two-and-a-half hour drive to New Zealand's capital city, Wellington.
Whatever your interests, Whanganui can offer an excellent work / lifestyle balance.
For more information about our beautiful rohe/region visit: Whanganui is the perfect place to visit, stay and to live. (discoverwhanganui.nz)
Ngā Uarātanga | Our Values
- Aroha - The value of love, respect and empathy, demonstrating compassionate and non-judgemental relationships.
- Kōtahitanga - The value of unity and vision sharing where we demonstrate trust and collaboration.
- Manaakitanga - The value of respect, support and caring where we demonstrate doing our very best for others.
- Tino Rangatiratanga - The value of self-determination where we empower individual/whānau choice.
Ko au ko tōku whānau, ko tōku whanau ko au
Nothing about me without me, and my whānau/family
Ko wai mātou | Who are we
Our vision is He Hāpori Ora - Thriving Communities, with our mission being 'to improve health and independence through a responsive and integrated health system'.
The Whanganui DHB is committed to the application of the Vulnerable Children Act 2014 and the intent to improve the safety of all children. This position is a Children's Worker Role - Core as defined by the Act.
Please register your interest to firstname.lastname@example.org or by following this link to our application page RMO application process — Te Whatu Ora Whanganui - Whanganui District Health Board (wdhb.org.nz)
If you are registered (or eligible to be) with the New Zealand Medical Council, we would like to hear from you.
|Location:||North Island - Manawatu / Whanganui - Whanganui|
|Job type:||Permanent Full time|
|Expertise:||Clinical - House Officer - Emergency Medicine|
|Attachments:|| Run Description ED vs2 2020.pdf (PDF, 583KB)