Emergency Medicine Senior House Officer
Fixed term Emergency Medicine Senior House Officer, covering early resignation
Starting 2 April 2022 to 31 July 2022.
Allocations available in
Please note that the Senior House Officer (SHO) positions within the Wellington Region are like Junior Registrar positions and do not rotate to other specialities.
The Wellington Region RMO positions are rotational across Wellington and Hutt Valley Hospitals which means that you may rotate to either of these sites during your time with us. If you are successful in gaining a position, the service will do their best to accommodate the run preferences stated within your cover letter.
RMO salaries are calculated based on relevant previous years of experience and the average weekly hours of work as set out in the relevant run description. For the current salary bands, please refer to either the Specialty Trainees of New Zealand (SToNZ) or Resident Doctors Association (RDA) Multi-Employer Collective Agreements.
Experience and Eligibility
Candidates must have completed at least 2 years post-graduate clinical work experience and therefore be PGY3/F3 or above by the role commencement date to be considered for this position
Prior Emergency Department experience is preferred but not essential
You must have eligibility for general or provisional general registration with the Medical Council of New Zealand. Information on the process of application for this can be found on their website at http://www.mcnz.org.nz/ or http://www.mcnz.org.nz/get-registered/registration-self-assessment-tool/
You will need to be a NZ or Australian citizen or resident, or have an appropriate visa to be eligible to live and work in NZ. The immigration NZ website can be found at https://www.immigration.govt.nz/new-zealand-visas
Please note - important information for overseas graduates who are applying: The MCNZ has introduced a new method of primary source verification using the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates Electronic Portfolio of International Credentials (ECFMG s EPIC) service. if you are successful in obtaining a role in New Zealand, you will be required to have your primary medical degree verified through EPIC. Before MCNZ will start processing your application, you must have had your documents verified by EPIC. If you have would like more information about primary-source verification, please see MCNZs website or EPIC s FAQ webpage.
What s in it for me?
Home to the NZ Government, Wellington is a vibrant place to live and work and has repeatedly been voted as New Zealand s top lifestyle city. Wellington is considered cultural and creative hub of the country and hosts numerous cultural events as well as live theatre, music and festivals. We are renowned for our caf culture, nightlife, fantastic restaurants, sparkling harbour, surf spots, amazing views, outdoor activities and close proximity to vineyards ensuring you are never short of activities to do outside of working hours. For more information about living in Wellington, visit the Discover Wellington website
You will love working with us as you will have the opportunity to rotate across 2 Regional DHBs;
As we are a large employer and include a tertiary hospital, there are vast career progression opportunities available due to the high number of Registrar positions and wide range of specialties across the region. We also ensure that formal and informal teaching sessions are available to all of our RMO s
Our Hospitals and Services
Join our fellow 615 Resident Medical Officers employed by the 3 District Health Boards of the Wellington Region (Capital & Coast, Hutt Valley, and Wairarapa DHB s) to gain leading experience, medical supervision and training.
CCDHB Wellington Regional and Kenepuru Hospitals
Wellington Regional Hospital has modern facilities and offers exciting opportunities and top level training. The Wellington Hospital Emergency Department provides emergency care to people in the Greater Wellington, Porirua, and Kāpiti regions. Each year the Department sees approximately 65,000 patients. With 29 treatment cubicles including three resuscitation bays, six minor care, one eye and 19 monitored, our medium hospital size brings friendliness to the work environment.
Our hospital is a leader in training for Emergency Medicine accredited by ACEM for two years of advanced metropolitan training and Paediatric Log-book, Wellington trainees continue to excel at the primary and fellowship exams. We also have ED rotations in Orthopaedics, Paediatrics and ICU for ACEM advanced trainees.
Our Director of Emergency Medicine Ultrasound provides an active ultrasound training programme with weekly review of all scans. Te Pae Tiaki | Wellington ED is accredited by ACEM for 6 months special skills ultrasound training. Other areas of interest include: Toxicology, Simulation Training, Trauma and Disaster planning. Te Pae Tiaki | Wellington ED has an established mentoring programme.
The Hospital campus includes the Wellington division of the Otago Clinical School of Medicine, and the National Patient Simulator Training Centre providing additional opportunities for teaching and research.
Te Pae Tiaki | Wellington Hospital Emergency Department offers:
- A great work environment, in a 29 bed department with a broad Emergency case mix including paediatrics and trauma, with support from all tertiary specialties;
- Emergency consultant cover on the floor 16+ hours per day, and on call overnight. This means an Emergency Specialist is usually immediately available to you for consultation/clinical review or questions;
- Supportive team based working practice (working in teams with small groups of doctors and nurses in zoned areas);
- A supportive training environment with dedicated teaching time, dedicated ACEM Exam tutorials with an exceptional pass rate in Primary and Fellowship, on the floor training, ample opportunity to do Work-based assessments (WBAs) and weekly simulation based critical scenario teaching;
- An opportunity to work with and contribute to a team and department that has made a commitment to develop a service that will provide equitable emergency care with a specific focus on equity for Māori and ensuring Māori staff will have power in all departmental decision making.
HVDHB Hutt Valley Hospital
Is a busy 260-bed facility covering both Lower Hutt and Upper Hutt. The hospital serves a population of 145,000. We have a world-renowned plastic and burns unit, regional rheumatology and public health services, and all our specialties have a strong focus on excellence and innovation.
The Hutt Hospital Emergency Department sees over 48,000 patients per annum. We see a diverse caseload from acutely ill kids and adults, burns, and mental health. Our 30 bed Department is new and purpose built providing a pleasant physical environment for patient care, comprised of Resuscitation bays, Acute bays and Sub-acute treatment areas. We have strong and friendly links with inpatient units, including ICU, O&G, Paeds, Internal Medicine, General Surgery, ENT, Dermatology and Orthopaedics. Our ED is staffed with 14 enthusiastic consultants and is accredited for 12 months of Advanced Emergency Medicine Training with ACEM, as a designated urban district hospital. ED consultants are present for 16+ hours per day and are available on call overnight.
Hutt Emergency Department Educational opportunities include:
- Weekly teaching for all RMOs is provided in protected teaching time
- Electives available in Anaesthetics, Fracture Clinic, Dressings/Plastics Clinic, Acute Dental Pain Clinic, Radiology clinic
- Weekly Simulations/Resuscitation drills
- Bedside teaching/supervision including use of ultrasound
- We have a supportive group of physicians, nurses, nurse practioners, clinical nurse specialists, allied health, and administrative staff.
How to apply?
Applications close midnight (NZ time) 26 January 2022
Offers will be made on the week starting 2 February 2022.
If you wish to express your interest and you meet the criteria above, then please click the 'Apply Now' button below
Upon application you will need to provide:
- Electronic copies of your CV and cover letter. Emailed applications will not be accepted.
- A copy of Photo identification (passport or Drivers Licence)
- Copies of three references on the National Reference Form. Your referees must be consultants/specialists, practicing in the same medicine that you are applying for, who have worked closely with you for at least 6 months within the last 3 years. At least one referee must have worked with you at your current, or most recent place of work of at least 1 month in duration if you have recently changed role. At least one referee must be from your current or most recent Supervisor of Training or Head of Department. Reports must be submitted at the time of your application. Unfortunately, incomplete applications cannot be considered
Capital & Coast, Hutt Valley, and Wairarapa District Health Boards are Equal Opportunity Employers (EOE) and we acknowledge and celebrate the importance of our people, diverse experiences, talents and cultures that they bring to work with them. We are committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion. If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at the time of application to assist you through the recruitment process.
Should you have any queries about the application form, recruitment process, or would like a copy of the run description for this role then please do not hesitate to contact us at RMO_recruitment@ccdhb.org.nz quoting the vacancy reference number and job title in the subject.
|Location:||North Island - Wellington - Hutt Valley|
|Job type:||Contract/Temp Full time|
|Expertise:||Clinical - Senior Medical Officers, Medical Officers and Fellows - Emergency Medicine|
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