Specialist Anaesthetist - Anaesthesia - Women's, Auckland

Last update 2024-04-16
Expires 2024-05-16
ID #2051459527
Specialist Anaesthetist - Anaesthesia - Women's, Auckland
New Zealand, Auckland, Auckland,
Modified March 1, 2024


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Auckland Central
Auckland City Hospital
Auckland Region
Greenlane Clinical Centre
Starship Child Health
An excellent opportunity for a Clinical Specialist to join the world-renowned tertiary hospital in New Zealand – Te Whatu Ora , Te Toka Tumai Auckland !
Permanent, Full time position (40 hours per week)
Te whiwhinga mahi | The Opportunity
We are looking for a qualified Specialist Anaesthetist to join us, working alongside a friendly and collaborative team of anaesthetic specialists, fellows and registrars; who has a genuine interest in Women’s Health Anaesthesia. This is a permanent, full time position, based in Auckland City Hospital and Greenlane Clinical Centre.
Whilst the position is full-time, we welcome applications from suitable candidates who are seeking less than full time commitment.
National Women’s Health (NWH) is part of Te Toka Tumai Auckland, providing care for around 6500 births annually. Labour epidurals feature in over 60% of births, and the caesarean section rate is around 40%. The unit has an established reputation in women’s health as a regional and national referral centre for maternal fetal medicine, as well as home to the largest gynaecological oncological cancer centre in New Zealand, providing a regional service to around 2.3 million people. We collaborate with our colleagues from the full range of medical and surgical specialities including cardiac, neurosurgery and interventional radiology. We also manage a specialist women’s health pain service for acute pain, antenatal pain and persistent pelvic pain, which includes specialist nurses, physiotherapists, psychologists and gynaecologists.
Aside from elective and emergency work across the Women’s Health Department of Anaesthesia, you will also take part in acute pain rounds, high risk clinics as well as provision of on-call services; the role can be expanded to accommodate those with an interest in pain management. There will be plenty of opportunities to be involved in quality improvement, teaching and research.
You will be responsible to:
Maintain high standards of practice and patient care, including appropriate pre-operative and post-operative management
Ensuring the implementation of clear policies for communication and responsibility for patient care with junior staff
Maintenance of accurate records
Participation in teaching at both specialist training courses and ad-hoc education of Resident Medical Officers, medical students, technicians, nurses, midwives and any other staff as required
Keeps up to date with current trends and developments in anaesthesia and in the utilisation of technology
Regular review of clinical performance as part of maintenance of professional standards
Will be encouraged to carry out or assist with appropriate research to improve knowledge or standards of patient care
For further information, please contact Dr Matthew Drake, Service Clinical Director at Matthew
As the ideal candidate, you will have clinical experience in some, or all of the clinical areas listed above and will either be registered or be eligible for specialist registration with the Medical Council of New Zealand.
Please note, if you are not currently registered in New Zealand and have overseas medical qualifications, you will be required to provide source verification of your qualifications for your registration application. For more information about the registration process and source verification of qualifications, please visit
You will be part of a high performing, tight knit and supportive team who all have a common passion, care and enthusiasm for delivering a high-quality experience and outcome for our patients and stakeholders. If you would like the opportunity to contribute to the health and wellbeing of our Auckland community, we would love to hear from you.
We are Te Whatu Ora Te Toka Tumai Auckland. We provide health and disability services to more than half a million people living in central Auckland, regional services for Northland and greater Auckland, and specialist national services for the whole of New Zealand. Our main sites are Auckland City Hospital, Greenlane Clinical Centre and Starship Children’s Hospital, located in central Auckland.
We are part of Te Whatu Ora – Health New Zealand , the overarching organisation for New Zealand’s national health service. Te Whatu Ora leads the day-to-day running of the health system, with functions delivered at local, district, regional and national levels.
We are committed to upholding Te Tiriti o Waitangi and providing culturally safe care. We value role modelling manaakitanga as demonstrated by Ngāti Whātua in the gifting of their whenua on which our hospitals stand. We aspire to having a workforce reflective of the communities we serve and achieving equitable outcomes for all.
We recognise there is more to life than mahi | work, and we encourage and provide access to all our staff several services and benefits to support themselves whilst they are employed within Te Toka Tumai Auckland.
Please submit your application online, outlining your experience and motivation to apply to this role.
If you have any queries about this opportunity or accessibility or technical issues with the online process, please contact Kavitha John, Recruitment Consultant at

to discuss how we can best support your application.
This position is a Core Children's worker under the Children's Act & requires full safety checks completed before any new employee starts
Te Toka Tumai | Auckland is an inclusive and equal opportunity employer that values and embraces the diverse population we serve. We welcome and support people of all gender identities, ages, ethnicities, sexual orientations, disability and religion.
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Job details:

Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Monthly
Occupation: Specialist anaesthetist - anaesthesia - women's

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