Medical Officer (x2 roles available) -Tokoroa Hospital, Tokoroa, New Zealand

Medical Officer (x2 roles available) -Tokoroa Hospital, Tokoroa, New Zealand

General Practitioner

JOB NUMBERS: TOK00240 + TOK00241

The details:

A great opportunity exists in a rural setting for a specialist or medical officer to join a team of friendly professionals.

You will require the following qualifications/experience:

• Rural hospital medicine specialist, or on advanced trainee on the pathway for vocational registration with the Division of Rural Hospital Medicine,

• Accident and medical practitioners and/or,

• Emergency medicine specialists.

Tokoroa Hospital sees 13,000+ patients a year through its emergency department and has a 17 bed inpatient ward. There is also a four bed primary birthing unit on site run by an employed associate CMM and independent midwives.

There are plain radiology and lab services on site during working hours and on call after hours. Specialist clinics are run by visiting specialists from the tertiary referral centre, Waikato hospital (or Lakes DHB) which is one hour away by road.

The clinical work consists of trauma and medical emergencies, paediatrics, geriatric medicine, and family medicine.

The work is very rewarding and the case mix is interesting and varied, from primary and urgent care to critical emergencies. There is opportunity to do a variety of emergency procedures. As a rural hospital with an inpatient ward there is opportunity to admit and provide ongoing care for patients.

The applicant will need to demonstrate a high level of confidence in independent decision making.

There is opportunity to teach students, house officers and trainees and to do audit and research.

If you require further information, please contact or Shameem Safih, FACEM, Clinical Unit Leader of South Rural Waikato Hospitals - Mobile: +64 21 678 234 or email:

Your application:

Please apply directly online to review the position description. Search the job number i.e. TOK00240 or TOK00241.

Applications are not able to be accepted via email.

Application closing date: 8 July 2022