House Officer Positions 2024 Training Year Annual Recruitment
Applications are invited for House Officer Positions at Te Whatu Ora - Waikato District Hospital
This is for House Officers who have already completed their first year. NOT for PGY1 positions.
Waikato Hospital is a teaching hospital and the major tertiary referral center providing specialised and emergency healthcare for the Midlands and Waikato area, with patient’s catchment of ~ 1,007,045 people, including 280,170 Maori (28%). It is the only major District in New Zealand to offer all surgical specialties on one campus and is the major trauma hospital for the Midland region.
This is an excellent opportunity to experience what Waikato District has to offer in our large tertiary setting before honing in on a training pathway. We provide an excellent training environment with very good supervision, as well as opportunities for career planning and development as you will gain extensive experience in a wide variety of settings.
Waikato Hospital has 550 (Funded inpatient beds for CCTV, Internal Medicine, Oncology, Renal, Orthopaedics, Surgery, OP&RS) and performs in excess of 34,000 surgical procedures in the last year.
The number of theatre (for Planning and scheduling purposes we use 52:
- Main: 24
- Procedure Rooms: 3
- Cath: 4
- Endo: 4
- Other (ERB/IntRad): 4
- Thames: 4
- Other Facilities (other hospitals): 9
On average the Emergency department presentations per day are as follows:
- Waikato: 227
- Taumarunui: 18
- Te Kuite: 6
- Thames: 48
- Tokoroa: 40
Located in Hamilton city, the third largest city in North Island; 1½ hours drive south of Auckland, and offers a superb lifestyle and quality of life working environment. As the largest employer in Hamilton, there is a varied and approachable social network based around the hospital. It is within easy reach of both West Coast surfing and East Coast leisure beaches. The Ruapehu Ski-fields are three hours drive away, and there are outstanding opportunities for hiking, sailing, fishing, biking and many other outdoor activities within the Waikato, and throughout New Zealand.
- Hold a General Scope of Registration with Medical Council of New Zealand (MCNZ) if you are a NZ/AU Graduate.
- Have at least 2 years post graduate experience and hold General Registration, if you are from UK or any other comparable health system country.
- Have completed Internship (1 year) and General Registration, if applying from Ireland.
If you are an overseas doctor would you please visit the Medical Council of New Zealand web site to ensure that your qualifications meet their criteria for registration to practice medicine in New Zealand. You can check your eligibility by clicking here.
You will need to complete the six questions to ascertain whether or not you are eligible for registration in NZ. If you do not have access to do the self-assessment test on-line you can contact the MCNZ by telephone: +64 4 384 7635.
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