Fellow - Critical Care
Where you’ll be working: Critical Care Department, Waikato Hospital
The details: Fixed term 1 year– 40 hours per week (1 FTE) - Rostered
- Be part of the national transformation in Health
- Relocation and Immigration support available
- Grow alongside Waikato’s Critical Care unit
Te whiwhinga mahi | The Opportunity
The Critical Care unit at Waikato Hospital is on a considerable growth path to reform the services and expand the number of ICU level beds that are provided by the Critical Care unit. As a result we looking for a Fellow to come and join this exciting opportunity to be a part of a team working to revitalise the Waikato Critical Care unit.
If you want to work in a supportive environment that has been credentialed by the College of Critical Care Medicine then we encourage you to apply!
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(Please note position descriptions can only be viewed on the Te Whatu Ora - Waikato website.)
Mō tātou Ratonga | About our Service
The Critical Care Department at Waikato Hospital is the tertiary provider for Intensive Care to the Midland region of New Zealand. The Waikato ICU is a state of the art, 16-bed facility providing all major tertiary services including a major trauma centre and the second largest cardiac surgical centre in New Zealand. We provide neurosurgical and regional burns care in addition to a busy general and paediatric intensive care, catering to the needs of 1500 ICU patients and almost 3000 HDU level patients each year. We operate a retrieval service by both air and road for critical care patients and a large contingency of cardiac patients.
We now prepare to expand Intensive Care and seek to further develop academic and research interests, in addition to further advance training of junior and senior medical staff. In accordance with the level of service provided, the unit is credentialed by the College of Critical Care Medicine at level C24. The Department employs two Fellow each year to help aspiring specialists bridge the gap between senior registrar and specialist.
Mōu | About you
The Fellow will need to be registrable as a fellow of the Australasian College of Intensive Care Medicine or equivalent, and will need to be able to be registered with the Medical Council of New Zealand as a vocational trainee at least, but preferably with full vocational registration.
We have in the past accommodated specialists from related specialties (Emergency Medicine, Anaesthesia) where these applicants are exceptional, and where they are preparing to work in a rural or provincial centre in the future, with intensive care as an interest.
Depending on your level of experience you may form part of the specialist roster from the outset, or be folded into the senior roster in a supported way subsequently.
Ko wai mātou | Our Organisation
Te iwi Ngakaunui – People at Heart
Whakamana – Give and earn respect
Whakaronga – Listen to me; Talk to me
Mauri Pai – Fair play
Whakapakari – Growing the good
Kotahitanga – Stronger together
It is not very often something happens that is big; like, really big. Big to the point that it will touch the lives of every single person in the country. That is what we are talking about here. The provision of Health in Aotearoa New Zealand, and how its run is about to change in a big way.
Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand and Te Aka Whai Ora - Māori Health Authority will together shape the delivery of Health services in Aotearoa New Zealand for generations to come, and will form the core of a modern and integrated service looking after the needs of all our Whānau.
We are dedicated to achieving health equity for Māori and other priority populations. We are a Crown entity and an active partner in Te Tiriti o Waitangi. Te Whatu Ora – Health New Zealand is guided by Te Tiriti o Waitangi and is committed to upholding the articles.
Here at Te Whatu Ora – Health New Zealand, Waikato we have a team of 8,000 working across the Waikato where everyone plays a vital role in the care of our patients – directly or non-directly. Our vision is Healthy People. Excellent Care.
We are a values-based and inclusive organisation that is committed to deliver the best health outcomes for our total population. Reflecting the population we serve is an important part of the care we deliver to the community. We strongly encourage applicants from all backgrounds with the necessary capability and who share our values to apply. We proactively develop pathways that maximise opportunity for Māori and encourage Māori to apply.
Learn more about living in the mighty Waikato here
Me pēhea te tuku tono | How to apply
If you think you might be this person, and you would like to discuss the opportunity further, please contact the Dr Nicholas Barnes (Nicholas.Barnes@waikatodhb.health.nz) or alternatively just apply and we can discuss matters further with you as part of the appointment process.
Closing date: Open until filled
A national Vaccination Policy which includes COVID19 is under development. In the interim, a Health and Safety Risk Assessment against the requirements of the role will apply to unvaccinated candidates and employees and appropriate risk mitigation (e.g. extra PPE, RAT testing) may be taken as a result. Please note that when a Vaccination Policy is introduced it will apply to this role and need to be supported.
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