Our ED manages all emergencies, including stabilisation and ventilation, and treats approximately 36,000 patients annually. As a member of the ED team, you will work closely with the Registrars and Consultants, and be exposed to a wide variety of situations that will provide excellent learning opportunities.
House Officers will usually work in our ED for 3 – 6 months and so will also spend time during the training year working in other specialities such as:
- General Surgery
- Orthopaedic Surgery
- General Medicine
- AT&R (Assessment, treatment & rehabilitation)
- Paediatrics (there is a separate application process for this role)
- O&G (there is a separate application process for this role)
Regardless of where you will find yourself working, you will be a member of a close knit team, you will have excellent access to your Registrar & Consultant, and unrivalled opportunities to experience many of the varied presentations to the hospital. You will be exposed to a number of medical situations that will equip you well for future training Registrar roles.
You will be have a number of opportunities to access regular teaching, both formal and at the bed side as well as the ability to attend some clinics.
Keen on the outdoors??? Located in the lower South Island, Southland offers a wide range of recreational activities. It is home to two of New Zealand’s national parks offering opportunities for tramping, internationally acclaimed fishing, hunting, climbing and a wide range of outdoor pursuits. You have an abundance of choice for skiing with four ski fields within easy driving distance. Invercargill is a family friendly city with excellent educational and sporting facilities.
It is expected that you will have a minimum of 1 - 2 years post graduate medical experience. If you are unable to commence November 2018 or May 2019, please state in your application the date you will be available from.