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ED Trauma Senior House Officer

  • South Island
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  • Permanent
Emergency Medicine, Surgery > Junior
Reference: 122003


he Role

This role has been specially designed to provide Senior House Officers who are interested in a career in Orthopaedics but who consider they need a little more Orthopaedic experience before taking the step up to Registrar.

The run is 6 months in length, after which you will move to the main House Officer team.   Predominately, the House Officer remains in ED seeing Orthopaedic patients, but will help out in fracture clinics when free.  The role is Monday to Friday 0800 – 1600 hours and is categorised as a D Band.

You’ll be part of a dedicated team providing comprehensive elective general orthopaedic services, as well as 24-hour Orthopaedic Trauma and Orthopaedic Emergency care. 

The scope of your work will be varied and will include exposure to a range of subspecialties including:

  • Trauma surgery
  • Joint replacement
  • Spinal surgery
  • Paediatric Orthopaedics
  • Foot and Ankle Surgery
  • Sports Medicine Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Occupational Medicine
  • Upper Limb Surgery


The Hospital

The Hospital is a modern, 180+ bed, secondary level 4 base hospital situated in the South Island, New Zealand.  The Hospital services a population of approximately 108,000 throughout Invercargill, Queenstown, Gore, Stewart Island and rural Southland.


The Location

To top it off a lifestyle that is hard to beat!  It is a wonderful place for families, with great educational facilities (primary through tertiary) and many activities available for all ages.  Some of New Zealand’s most famous national parks, ski fields and wineries are within easy driving distance.  





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