Location: Hutt Valley, Wellington
Service: Anaesthetic and Intensive Care services
Contract: 1 x Full time, Permanent position + 1x Fixed Term Position for 12 months
About the role
We’re seeking someone with expertise in Anaesthetic and Intensive Care services to join our team at Hutt Valley.
You’ll be responsible for the provision of anaesthetic and intensive care services including day case anaesthetics, theatre sessions, outpatient anaesthetic assessment clinics, critical care and sedation services and acute pain management. Experience in Paediatrics, Intensive Care or Obstetrics anaesthesia is preferred.
You must be highly motivated and enthusiastic, competent to provide level 1 ICU care, vocationally registered (or eligible) in New Zealand with FANZCA (or equivalent) and willing to take a lead in quality development and teaching
About our team
We are a busy 260-bed facility providing secondary services for Lower and Upper Hutt cities. and we are the tertiary centre for regional plastics, oral maxillofacial, burns and rheumatology services. We have a suite of 8 operating rooms and 8-bed ICU/HDU. There are 8000+ operative procedures per year in General Surgery, Orthopaedics, ENT, Gynaecology, Dental, Plastics, reconstruction and OMF, and we have 1,800 deliveries annually in the Obstetric Unit and 600 admissions to the ICU each year.
- Must be vocationally registered in anaesthesia with the Medical Council of New Zealand (MCNZ)
- FANZCA or equivalent qualification and be able to register for vocational registration with the MCNZ
- For overseas candidates, you must meet the New Zealand Immigration Service requirements
- Ability to work independently
- Able to provide consistently high standards of medical care
- Relevant experience and training
The district is located centrally in Wellington and has over 6,000 full-time equivalent staff, making us one of the major employers in the Wellington region. We operate three hospitals as well as the Kāpiti Health Centre at Paraparaumu.
Here we embrace diversity and welcome applications from all people, including all gender identities, ages, ethnicities, sexual orientations, disability and religions. A workforce that is diverse and inclusive means that we are better positioned to understand and serve our community.
We are a pro-equity health organisation, with a particular focus on Māori, Pacific Peoples, and the Disability Community.
If you are interested in this position, please apply online and attach an up to date copy of your CV for consideration stating whether you are keen to apply for the permanent role, or 12 month fixed term position.