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Resident Medical Doctor Officer
|title :||Resident Medical Doctor Officer|
|country :||New Zealand|
|profession :||Medical Officer Doctor Physician|
|primary requirements :||1. Must have the appropriate MD qualifications.|
2. Must be able to receive the appropriate registration from the Medical Council of New Zealand.
3. Must have at least five or more years experience.
4. Current Annual Practising Certificate as may be required.
5. Must be able to work in a culturally appropriate manner and have a working knowledge of the Treaty of Waitangi.
6. Full, current and clean NZ drivers licence or a licence from a country recognised by Land Transport Authority.
7. Previous experience working in a multi disciplinary team desired.
8. Effective communication skills, both verbal and written.
9. Good computer skills.
10. Good problem solving skills.
11. Ability to prioritise activities.
12. Effective interpersonal skills.
13. Ability to work as part of a team.
14. Ability to manage stress.
15. Sense of humour.
16. Able and willing to commit at least two years to our client.
17. Able and willing to work both rostered and non-rostered hours to be discussed at the time of the interview. Note that client's goal is to aim for a 1:7 roster when possible. For example, evenings are rostered for 11 days in 13 weeks; 2 or 3 weekends and 2 or 3 sets of nights (7 days).
|primary duties :||1.Participate in the management of patients in accordance with the standards set down by the client.|
2.Assume responsibility for acute admissions until the relevant consultant has been informed.
3.Attend to acute and elective admissions to the run assigned to, performing assessment and carrying out formal admission procedure as appropriate.
4.Participate in ward rounds conducted by consultants.
5.Maintain comprehensive and legible records for all patients in your care.
6.Ensure that laboratory tests are requested and results are seen and acted upon.
7.Complete discharge to ensure patiences receive continuing care from other health professionals as appropriate.
8.Ensure that on discharge patients receive (i) clinical summary, (ii) follow up appointment, (iii) prescription and instructions relevant to their medications and ongoing care.
9.Complete death certificates in a timely manner, as required.
10.Obtain informed consent from patients prior to any surgical or other procedure.
11. Carry out surgical procedures only on authority from and under instruction from the consultant.
12. Attend operating theatre when possible.
13. Ensure continuity of patient care by formally handing over to the Resident Medical Officer on duty at the end of each day.
14. When on duty respond to all calls in a timely manner.
15. Attend educational sessions provided without compromising patient care.
16. Understand and comply with all relevant legislation.
17. Attend to inpatients during rostered duties out of hours.
18. Attend to A&E (Emergency) Department during rostered duties out of hours and from time to time cover for A&E during week days as may be required.
19.Attend to the Mental Health Unit under the guidelines given.
20.Maintain open communication with GPs and accept all admissions, pending discussion with the relevant consultant on duty.
21.Maintain effective communication with patients relatives and significant others.
22.Utilise all hospital resources with the aim of achieving the right balance between patient care and services costs.
|other duties :||Participate in ongoing training and education and assist in the development of knowledge and skills of other health care employees which may from time to time include some medical students. Paid annual leave, paid public holidays, on-call allowance plus some relocation assistance may be available.|