Emergency Medicine SHO for 2024-2025 - Wellington Region
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Kōrero mō te tūranga - About the role
- Permanent Emergency Medicine SHO positions
- Starting 29 January 2024 and/or 29 July 2024
- Allocations available at Wellington and Hutt
- Run descriptions available when allocations are confirmed
- Please note that the Senior House Officer (SHO) positions within the Wellington Region are like Junior Registrar positions and do not rotate to other specialties.
- 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.
Mō tō mātou rōpū - About our team
Join our fellow 615+ Resident Medical Officers employed by the 3 District Health Boards of the Wellington Region (Capital & Coast, Hutt Valley and Wairarapa Districts) to gain leading experience, medical supervision and training.
Wellington Regional and Kenepuru Hospitals
Wellington Regional Hospital has modern facilities and offers exciting opportunities and top level training. Te Pae Tiaki (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 45 treatment cubicles including three resuscitation bays, seven minor care, one eye care. The majority have access to cardiac monitoring. Our medium hospital size brings friendliness to the work environment.
Our hospital is a leader in training for Emergency Medicine - accredited by ACEM for 26 months of advanced metropolitan training Paediatric Log-book and TS4 under the new training programme. Wellington trainees continue to excel at the primary and fellowship exams. Should you commence ED training while working with us we also have ED rotations in Paediatrics and ICU.
Our Director of Emergency Medicine Ultrasound provides an active ultrasound training programme with weekly review of all scans. 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 45 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; Shifts are also allocated weekly for an emergency registrar to attend theatre for anaesthetic experience.
- 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.
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 including acutely ill children and adults, burns, and mental health. Our 30 bed Department is modern 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 24 months of 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 time and combined with Te Pae Tiaki | Wellington ED
- Electives available in Anaesthetics, Fracture Clinic, Dressings/Plastics Clinic, Acute Dental Pain Clinic, ENT clinic
- Weekly Simulations/Resuscitation drills
- Bedside teaching/supervision including use of ultrasound
- We have a supportive group of physicians, nurses, nurse practitioners, clinical nurse specialists, allied health, and administrative staff
Moū - About you
- Suitable for Resident Medical Officers who will be PGY3/F3 or above by the role commencement date
- 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 - 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.
E pā ana ki a tatou - About us
Here at the Te Whatu Ora Capital, Coast, Hutt Valley & Wairarapa districts we embrace diversity and welcome applications from all people, including all gender identities, ages, ethnicities, sexual orientations, disability and religions. A workforce that is diverse and inclusive means that we are better positioned to understand and serve our community.
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Me pēhea te tuku tono - How to apply
Click the apply now button to send your application directly to us. For further information on this role please email RMO_Recruitment@ccdhb.org.nz and indicate the job title and vacancy number in the subject line.
Te Whatu Ora Capital and Coast, Hutt Valley and Wairarapa Districts requires ALL its employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. We are not accepting applications that do not meet this criteria.
Please note we will be reviewing applications when received and will progress through the recruitment process
Ma tini, ma mano, ka rapa te whai
By joining together we will succeed
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