Senior Medical Officer-ICU
Mō mātou | About us
'Ko ngā tāngata, te mātua mahi - Putting people at the heart of all we do'
Te Whatu Ora, Health New Zealand, leads the day-to-day running of our health system across New Zealand, with functions delivered at local, district, regional and national levels. It weaves the functions of the 20 former District Health Boards into its regional divisions and district offices, ensuring continuity of services in the health system.
Here in Waitaha, Canterbury we deliver health services to the almost 600,000 people that live in the Canterbury region. We are committed to Te Tiriti o Waitangi and its principles by ensuring our partnership with Māori are at the forefront of all our conversations.
Mō te tūnga | About the Role
The Intensive Care Service includes:
- Intensive & High Dependency Care, providing tertiary trauma, neurosurgery, cardiac surgery, spinal care, and a large variety of general surgical and medical care as well as paediatrics
- Deteriorating Patient Outreach Service, that supports wards across Christchurch Hospital Campus
- Canterbury Air Retrieval Service, that supports the South Island Region
The Christchurch Hospital ICU has completed a migration to a new 48 bed, 4 ICU Pod facility. The Intensive Care Service currently operates in 2 ICU pods (24 physical beds)
It is planned to have 3 ICU Pods (36 physical beds) operational in August 2022
Ko wai koe | About you
Duties will include the assessment and management of critically ill and or injured patients referred to the Department of Intensive Care and assisting in the supervision of medical and other staff.
In addition, you will be required to participate in the Deteriorating Patient Outreach roster across the Christchurch Campus and the Air Retrieval roster.
We are looking for Specialists with broad general experience. Experience caring for COVID patients, Pediatrics, Trauma, Neurosurgery and or Cardiothoracic Intensive Care, is desirable but not essential.
The successful applicants must be eligible for registration with the Medical Council of New Zealand and able to obtain a New Zealand work visa.
Applicants will not be accepted through an agency.
If you are a newly qualified Specialist looking to broaden
your skills or a Specialist with broad skills who now wishes to apply them in a
new setting, then we want to hear from you. Experience in Pediatric, Trauma
and or Cardiothoracic Intensive Care is desirable but not essential.
You'll be directly accountable to the Clinical Director of
the Department of Intensive Care. A career with us means working for an
organization committed to providing the best health care possible to the people
Ngā pūkenga me ngā wheako | Skills & Experience
Our Culture: What matters to us
Ko ngā tāngata, te mātua mahi | Putting people at the heart of all we do
Health is ultimately all about people. What's important around here is the way we care for and respect others, the responsibility taken for delivering outcomes, and going about our work with integrity.
Being part of the Te Whatu Ora, Health New Zealand, our people enjoy access to, flexible working arrangements and a genuine and ongoing focus on career development.
Te Whatu Ora, Health New Zealand believes that diversity and inclusion is key to ensure we deliver the best care for our diverse population. As an organisation we are inclusive and equal opportunity employer that welcomes and respects everyone.
Tono ināianei | Apply now
Apply online, or to find out more information, please contact Amy Walker ' Recruitment Specialist.
Please note that applications made via an agency will not be considered.
The Future of the Health Industry
The role that you are applying for is one that may only be performed by a person who has been vaccinated against Covid-19. It is therefore a condition of this application that you are vaccinated against Covid-19. This vaccination requirement includes gaining Booster Doses required to perform you role under the Health Order. As a person working in the health and disability sector you will come into contact with a large number of people, some of whom may be vulnerable. Without a vaccine, there is the risk that you may contract Covid-19. The requirement to be vaccinated is to keep you safe and also to endeavour to protect others against the potential transmission of Covid-19 as a result of you contracting it in the course of your employment.
haere mai, tauti mai!
|Location:||South Island - Canterbury - Christchurch|
|Job type:||Permanent Full time|
|Expertise:||Clinical - Senior Medical Officers, Medical Officers and Fellows - Medical Officer|
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