Consultant General Surgeon

Last update 2024-02-26
Expires 2024-03-26
ID #2028794859
Consultant General Surgeon
New Zealand, Wellington, Wellington,
Modified February 13, 2024


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Reference: 6503198 Location : Wairarapa Hospital Service : Senior Medical Officers (SMO)Contract : Permanent, Full time We are committed to honouring Te Tiriti o Waitangi and its principles by ensuring our partnership with Maori are at the forefront of all our conversations.

We believe in improving, promoting, and protecting the health and well-being of the Wairarapa community.

The Wairarapa is a vibrant and culturally diverse region to work, live and play in, with plenty of recreational activities, world class walking and cycling tracks, relatively affordable housing, and beautifully restored historic towns.

The region offers New Zealand's premiere shopping and food destinations thanks to its designer boutiques, specialist shops, cafes and restaurants along with award winning vineyards.

The Wairarapa region affords that kiwi lifestyle for all members of the family, with quality schools, strong community spirit, great beaches, rivers and mountain ranges, and best of all you won't waste anymore time sitting in traffic jams, why? Because we have no traffic issues! This is a place you can truly relax and call home.

Wairarapa Hospital, based in Masterton, is very close to other major cities it is a little more than an hour from Palmerston North Airport, Wellington International Airport and Inter-Island ferry connections.

Daily rail services link Wellington with Wairarapa towns.

Wairarapa Hospital provides secondary services for a population of approximately 50,000, providing 24-hour acute and elective care in general and orthopaedic surgery, medicine, obstetrics and gynaecology, ophthalmology, psychiatry, and paediatrics.

The hospital operates both Public & Private theatre sessions covering General Surgery, Anaesthetics, Orthopaedics, Urology, Endoscopy, Gynaecology, and Obstetrics, as well as Ophthalmic and ENT.

At Wairarapa Hospital you will be four of three General Surgeons in a unit which provides a comprehensive service for the population of the Wairarapa.

Wairarapa Hospital also has a close liaison with Selina Sutherland Hospital, an independent private facility, and there may be opportunities for work in this facility.

This is a permanent full time position, working 80 hours (1.0 FTE) with an on call requirement of 1 in 4.

Applicants must be eligible for Vocational registration with the New Zealand Medical Council.

Upper and lower GI endoscopy is a required skill.

What can we offer to help with your decision?An attractive relocation package including accommodation and travel assistance can be negotiated.

Te Whatu Ora Wairarapa also provides ongoing support to staff with further education and learning opportunities.

We are committed to clinical excellence in all disciplines; and Senior Medical Staff are encouraged to take part in clinical audits and peer reviews to ensure quality clinical care is provided.

The ideal candidate will have: Registration as a Medical Practioner with the New Zealand Medical Council of New Zealand or eligible for registration with the Medical Council to enable them to practice medicine within New Zealand.

Higher qualification appropriate to the practice of General Surgery which must be recognised by the Medical Council of New Zealand for vocational or special scope registration as a General Surgeon.

At least two years Postgraduate general surgery speicality experience.

Or to learn more about the Wairarapa region please visit any of the following websites: Closing Date: Open until successful applicant appointed.

To apply for this role, please visit Te Whatu Ora Wairarapa where you can also obtain a copy of the job description for this role.#J-18808-Ljbffr

Job details:

Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Monthly
Occupation: Consultant general surgeon

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