|We are recruiting Rural Hospital House Officers who will be based throughout our wards here on the West Coast.|
You will rotate though our Medical and Surgical runs, ATR/Paeds & relief runs with the possibility of moving to ED run after six months
|Ehara taku I toa takitahi engari, he toa takitini|
My strength, is not the strength of one, it is the strength of many
Mō mātou – About Us
Being on the West Coast of the South Island, you’ll continue to discover a love of medicine. You will get the chance to get to know your patients and the multi skilled teams you work with, and at the end of the day, you’ll have the time and the energy to get out and enjoy the world around you.
If you enjoy living within small rural communities or are wanting a change in lifestyle, then the West Coast is for you.
What you’ll do with your time
We are recruiting Rural Hospital House Officers who will be based throughout our wards here on the West Coast.
You will rotate though our Medical and Surgical runs, ATR/Paeds and relief runs with the possibility of moving to ED run after six months service.
About the role:
Work in complex departments
Exposure to varied clinical presentations
Excellent training, support and supervision
Positions commence July/August 2023
We have vacancies based in Greymouth from July 2023.
This is an excellent opportunity to gain rural hospital experience based in the beautiful West Coast of the South Island of New Zealand.
At least three years (PGY3+) of post-graduate experience
The ability to work in a fast-paced, complex environment
Eligibility for general or provisional general registration with the Medical Council of New Zealand. You can check your eligibility by visiting the Council’s website at www.mcnz.org.nz
What’s in it for Me?:
Access support at all hours, including after-hours support from Clinical Team Coordinators and SMOs
Gain experience across the largest geographical DHB in New Zealand
Experience the full scope in a Rural Hospital setting alongside Rural Hospital Generalists
We are keen to hear from you if you wish to work within the Rural Hospital environment, to find out more click here
What we are about
We are unique and like no other in New Zealand with a close-knit community where your work will make a real difference.
We will help you grow as a leader in rural health with a continued focus on your career development
We continue to break new ground and shape our health system to wrap care around patients in their communities.
This isn’t a job for just anyone, joining us means sharing our goals and values and being dedicated to this community and our team as we seek to become a centre of excellence in rural health care. We offer competitive benefits, flexible working arrangements and a relocation scheme to candidates who will join us in this.
Apply online, or to find out more information about the role please contact Barbara Cook on Barbara.Cook@westcoastdhb.health.nz
You will need to submit the following:
Electronic copies of your CV and covering letter, and
Contact details for three referees
The Future of the Health Industry
The role that you are applying for is one that may only be performed by a person who has been vaccinated against Covid-19. It is therefore a condition of this application that you are vaccinated against Covid-19. As a person working in the health and disability sector you will come into contact with a large number of people, some of whom may be vulnerable. Without a vaccine, there is the risk that you may contract Covid-19. The requirement to be vaccinated is to keep you safe and also to endeavour to protect others against the potential transmission of Covid-19 as a result of you contracting it in the course of your employment.
Nau mai, haere mai, tauti mai!