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Specialist Anaesthetist - Department of Anaesthesia and Perioperative Medicine

  • Clinical Specialist position in a modern, world renowned tertiary Hospital in beautiful Auckland
  • 12 month Fixed term opportunities available – until Jan 2024

The Opportunity

The Department of Anaesthesia and Perioperative Medicine provides a comprehensive anaesthesia and perioperative medicine service to a wide range of surgical departments, including neurosurgery, ophthalmology, urology, trauma, intra-abdominal/breast/endocrine surgery, orthopaedics, vascular, solid organ transplant and interventional radiology, as well as acute and chronic pain management. Many of our patients are complex tertiary or quarternary referrals to our institution’s specialised surgical and procedural services. Engagement in day stay anaesthesia at our Greenlane campus would also be expected as part of the wider role of an anaesthesia specialist at Auckland.

 This department is heavily involved in anaesthesia clinical research, and has close links with the ANZCA Clinical Trials Network and the University of Auckland.  We regularly participate in multi-centre trials and contribute to authorship and governance. We deliver a robust teaching program and our department has multiple primary and final examiners for the ANZCA examinations.  We have several specialists who are or have been involved in ANZCA and NZSA leadership roles.  

Our Organization serves a diverse population.  Achieving equitable outcomes is a priority, with a particular focus on our Maori population.  Experience and expertise in delivering healthcare within a culturally safe framework, as well as an ongoing commitment to equity are essential. 

Important Skills

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. 

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.

If you are interested in this position, please apply online and attach an up to date copy of your CV for consideration. 

For a discussion about this role or
other opportunities contact Alasdair today.

alasdairl@headmedical.com / 0131 357 1848

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