Specialist Intensivist, Critical Care - Te Whatu Ora, Te Tai Tokerau New Zealand
Whangārei Hospital is seeking a Specialist Intensivist to join the team. This is a part-time permanent position (0.5 FTE)
Te Whatu Ora – Te Tai Tokerau is committed to Te Tiriti o Waitangi and holds stewardship for equitable health outcomes for Māori as Tāngata Whenua as the highest priority.
Te Whatu Ora – Te Tai Tokerau provides public health services across the Northland region, from north of Wellsford to Cape Reinga. Whangārei Hospital is the largest hospital in Northland providing secondary care services, supported by three rural hospitals in Kaitaia; Kawakawa, and Dargaville.
We are looking for a motivated medical specialist to provide effective and high-quality intensive care medicine to the Northland community. The successful candidate will work in the Department of Intensive Care Medicine and will participate in teaching and training resident medical staff as well as be actively involved in the consultant on call roster for ICU.
The Intensive Care Unit is a modern nine bed department providing care for 525 patient admissions per year: with over 40% mechanically ventilated. We provide an ICU outreach service and hold an accreditation for training by the College of Intensive Care Medicine. Currently we have eight Intensivist's contributing to a 1:9 roster and 8 registrars and 1 SHO providing cover 24/7. Every day, we see a wide range of presentations including paediatrics and major trauma. We provide medical and nursing cover for our busy flight retrieval service in conjunction with Northern Rescue Helicopter limited (NRHL) – overseeing approximately 480 helicopter transfers per year.
Northland covers an area of 12,600 square kilometres with a growing population of more than 190,000. Working across a diverse population and broad range of acute medicine specialities you will have the chance to truly make a difference whilst developing your career. As well as a warm climate, the "winterless north" offers excellent schools; affordable housing and scenic coastal areas offering a range of recreational activities. We are just a two hours' drive or 25-minute flight from the international hub of Auckland. To learn more about our stunning location please visit https://www.northlandnz.com/visit/
To be considered you must have or be eligible for specialist (or locum tenens) registration with the Medical Council of New Zealand in Intensive Care Medicine or associated specialty. Ideally you will possess FCICM or an equivalent qualification; however, we are open to considering advanced trainees nearing completion of their training.
We are also happy to consider applicants with a second specialty, such as Internal Medicine, ED or Anaesthesia.
We welcome applications from overseas trained Intensive Care specialists; however we expect a commitment to obtaining vocational registration in ICM via the Specialist International Medical Graduate (SIMG) assessment pathway within 2 years of appointment.
For more information about the MCNZ registration process, please visit www.mcnz.org.nz
We offer a competitive relocation package to support you and your family to make the move to Whangārei. If you are currently overseas/ not yet registered, we can assist you with the application process to obtain MCNZ registration. Te Whatu Ora – Te Tai Tokerau is also an Approved Accredited Employer by the New Zealand Immigration Service.
To speak with someone from the team, please contact Dr Daniel Owens, Clinical Head of Department, Whangārei ICU via email@example.com
To apply please ensure you submit an application via the online portal below. For assistance with the application process, or for any queries, please contact SMO.Jobs@northlanddhb.org.nz referencing vacancy number: MD24-005
Applications Close: 13 May 2024
|Permanent Part time
| MD24-005 - JD Specialist Intensivist V2.pdf (PDF, 644KB)