CONSULTANT GENERAL SURGEON at Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Wairarapa, Wairarapa
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
Location: Wairarapa Hospital
Service: Senior Medical Officers (SMO)
Contract: Permanent, Full time
Salary: As per ASMS MECA dependant on experience
We are committed to honouring Te Tiriti o Waitangi and its principles by ensuring our partnership with Māori 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.
Kōrero mō te tūranga - About the role
Wairarapa Hospital provides secondary services for a population of approximately 48,880, 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 one 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 (1.0FTE) 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.
Mō tō mātou rōpū - About our team
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.
Moū - About you
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.
- Demonstrated colonscopy skills
What can we offer to help with your decision?
We are interested in what hours of work may suit you. We are happy to accommodate a range of option including Full Time or Part Time, permanent or Fixed Term.
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.
For further information please contact Kieran McCann, Chief Operating Officer on (021) 181-9980 or email email@example.com
Or to learn more about the Wairarapa region please visit any of the following websites:
www.wairarapanz.com Wairarapa main information website
www.wairarapa.dhb.org.nz Wairarapa Hospital Website
www.mstn.govt.nz Information on the local council and area
To learn more about our hospital click-here www.wairarapa.dhb.org.nz
Vacancy Ref # 6008480
Closing Date: 30 November 2022
To apply for this role, please visit www.wairarapadhbjobs.co.nz where you can also obtain a copy of the job description for this role or click on the 'apply now' link.
Te Whatu Ora Wairarapa employees are required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19, including two primary doses and at least one booster. We are not accepting applications that do not meet this criteria.
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
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