- North Island
ABOUT THE ROLE
Our clients is seeking full or part time FACEMS (Fellows of the Australasian College for Emergency Medicine) or equivalent to join their team for a period of 12 months to cover parental leave.
You will be joining our happy and collegial team of 12 Emergency Physicians supported by a great nursing workforce including 3 Clinical Nurse Specialists. We have 14 Resident Medical Officers who are a mix of Registrars, Senior House Officers and House Officers.
They are currently accredited for 24 months of ACEM training. They run a well-regarded structured teaching programme which offers protected teaching time. They also supervise 4th and 6th year medical students from Auckland University.
In addition to supporting external CME activity for their SMOs they also run an internal CME programme and peer review process. They have clinical leads in ultrasound and trauma and run a rigorous M&M programme and audit cycle. They are actively engaged with ACEM’s Manaaki Mana strategy and work closely with our local M?ori Health team.
The Emergency Department sees approximately 38,000 presentations each year and the admission rate is 30-35%. Paediatric presentations make up 25% of our total volume. They are a 34 bed facility with 2 Resuscitation areas, 5 acute monitoring cubicles and 17 monitored cubicle spaces, as well as dedicated Whanau and Palliative care rooms. They have 4 paediatric rooms and 2 procedure rooms. They have 24-hour access to Radiology, Laboratory and Blood bank services. They are a Tier 2 ED and see a higher than average amount of trauma due to their surrounding rural geography and demographic and the proximity of mountain bike trails and other outdoor pursuits.
The hospital is a 308 bed secondary hospital in the centre of the North Island. Their catchment population is over 100,00 people over a geographically large area.