Emergency Department Fellow

Auckland (Region) (NZ)
22 Aug 2019
19 Sep 2019
Career Level
Contract Type
Fixed Contract
Full Time

CM Health, Middlemore Hospital, South Auckland

  • Full time, Fixed term contract

Auckland is New Zealand's largest, diverse and most popular city, nestled on one of the world’s best harbours. It offers a metropolitan lifestyle mixed with the great outdoors; from cafes and restaurants to our stunning beaches, parks and marinas providing a beautiful natural landscape that us Kiwis are proud of.

Counties Manukau Health, based in South Auckland is the largest of New Zealand’s District Health Boards by population and a significantly large employer in the Counties Manukau district, providing jobs for more than 7,000 people across the region.

Our people are a large part of the community we serve which makes us passionate about the health of the people living in it. We are a team of talented individuals working together to make a positive difference to the people we serve, to the communities we work in, and to each other.

With over 115,000 adult and paediatric patients per year, our Emergency Department located at Middlemore Hospital, is one of the busiest in Australasia. We are situated in a lower socio economic area and serve a high need population with high acuity presentations. We also provide secondary and tertiary care to patients from around the country and Pacific Islands and our National Burns Centre is also based on site at Middlemore.

We see around 28,000 children per year and have a dedicated Paediatric Emergency Department which is co-located with our Adult Department. Children and adolescents (under 18) are triaged to this department and we have dedicated resuscitation areas, procedure rooms, short stay area and assessment areas. We provide inpatient admissions for Paediatric Medicine, paediatric orthopaedics and short stay ICU patients. Our Emergency Department has been accredited for 6 months paediatric emergency medicine training by the Joint ACEM/ RACP training committee.

We have some great opportunities to join our dynamic team as a Fellow for 2019-2020.

As an ideal candidate for this Fellowship position, you will be a Senior Paediatric or Adult Emergency Medicine Trainee or Junior Specialist who is looking to advance your skills and acquire new skills. We would be interested in Emergency Medicine trainees from NZ, Australia, UK, USA, Canada or other countries with comparable EM training. 

You should be either registered or be eligible for registration with the Medical Council of New Zealand. 

If you are an overseas candidate, you will also be eligible for some relocation assistance, and we would love to see you apply for this role.

Start dates are flexible from mid December 2019.

For an informal discussion, please contact our Clinical Head, Dr Vanessa Thornton - vanessa.thornton@middlemore.co.nz or Amy Varcoe in the Recruitment Centre +64 9 259 3640 - amy.varcoe@middlemore.co.nz

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