Thoracic Fellow at Waikato District Health Board (Hamilton), Waikato
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
Start Date: start date negotiable
Applications are invited for the position of Fellow, Thoracic Surgery at Waikato Hospital.
We are seeking doctors who have completed their cardiothoracic or general surgical training and have acquired speciality fellowship or its equivalent and who are able to complete routine thoracic procedures independently.
Waikato Hospital is a teaching hospital and a major tertiary referral centre providing specialised and emergency healthcare for ~ 900,000 people in the Midland and Waikato area.
The Waikato Cardiothoracic Unit, the second largest in the country, performs over 650 open heart procedures and around 200 thoracic procedures a year with an emphasis on minimally invasive surgery including uni and multiportal access.
The successful applicant will be required to:
- manage thoracic surgery outpatients and inpatients in the Cardiothoracic Surgery Department under the supervision of the Cardiothoracic Surgeon
- undertake clinical duties as directed by the Head of Department, Cardiothoracic Surgery
- participate in departmental meetings, thoracic surgical audit and be involved in teaching and service development
- conduct research and quality improvement projects
The fellowship provides experience in various aspects of adult thoracic surgery including oncological management of malignancies of the thorax, and benign diseases of the chest. Endobronchial procedures and thoracic trauma are included.
The fellow oversees and guides registrars in the day to day postoperative care of thoracic surgery patients.
Fellows in this program are expected to involve themselves in divisional research activities, and prepare presentations for research events.
If you are an overseas doctor please visit the Medical Council of New Zealand web site to ensure that your qualifications meet the criteria for registration to practice medicine in New Zealand. The direct link to the self-assessment page is:
Interested parties need to apply online with:
- a covering letter
- including up-to-date contact details.
- three references on the attached referee form.
- . Answers to these questions are a requirement for assessment against the selection criteria, considered by the panel.
Successful applicants will also be required to complete a:
- police check and
- safety check under the Vulnerable Children Act 2014
For further information, please email Felicity Meikle, firstname.lastname@example.org
Closing date: Until filled
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
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