Senior Medical Officer - Thames Hospital Emergency Department, Thames, New Zealand

Senior Medical Officer - Thames Hospital Emergency Department, Thames, New Zealand

General Practitioner Locum

Job Number: THA00304

The details:
Fixed Term position working up to full time hours for 6 months in a busy 24 hour per day emergency department.
Accommodation may be available to the successful applicant.

Come and join us in Thames, gateway to the beautiful Coromandel peninsula!

About the service:
Thames Hospital is part of the Waikato District Health Board, and is set against the hills on the Coromandel Peninsula on New Zealand’s North Island. We are a fully modernised rural and secondary hospital service, providing healthcare for a catchment population of 45,000. This population swells significantly over the summer holidays as the wider country makes their way to their favourite vacation destinations across the Coromandel. We pride ourselves on the provision of quality and patient focussed care and work in a true inter-disciplinary way with nursing and allied health team members.

About the role:
Our hospital provides a 15 bed emergency department seeing 18,000 patients per year which is supported by 24/7 laboratory and radiology services, including CT.

Applications are invited from Fellows of the Australasian College for Emergency Medicine or Fellows of the Division of Rural Hospital Medicine, or overseas equivalent. Medical officers with appropriate experience in emergency medicine will also be considered. You must be eligible for vocational registration with the Medical Council of New Zealand. For more information about the registration process, please visit Why not do a simple self-assessment to see what options of registration are available to you?

For any queries about the role please contact Dr Gillian Twinem, Clinical Unit Lead Thames Hospital on

Your application:

Please apply through the Waikato DHB website.

Applications are not able to be accepted via email.

For any queries about the application process please contact Elysia Koretz in the Recruitment Team at

Application closing date: Open until filled