About the Job


Where you’ll be working: Ear Nose and Throat Department, Hamilton

The details: Permanent position, Full time

The Opportunity

Applications are invited for the position of Specialist ENT Surgeon within the ENT department at Hamilton. This is an opportunity to be part of a progressive and collegial department based in a modern hospital. The department is the tertiary referral centre for the central North Island, has strong links with the University of Auckland Medical School with students regularly attached to the team and is an accredited training centre for Specialist ENT trainees. There are excellent opportunities therefore for you to develop interests in research as well as undergraduate and post-graduate teaching and you can expect to be well supported in any transition into a part-time role in the private sector if you are motivated.

About you

  • We are ideally seeking a colleague with particular training and expertise in head and neck surgery, as well as general ENT. Given the skillset of our department we may however be able to accommodate an applicant with other subspecialty skills.

  • The successful candidate will be required to conduct outpatient clinics at one or more of the peripheral hospitals within the District and participate in an on-call roster.

  • Applicants should hold FRACS or an equivalent qualification and be eligible for Vocational Registration in ENT Surgery with the Medical Council of New Zealand. 

Our Organisation

People at Heart

  • Whakamana – Give and earn respect

  • Whakaronga – Listen to me; Talk to me

  • Mauri Pai – Fair play

  • Whakapakari – Growing the good

  • Kotahitanga – Stronger together

Here at Te Whatu Ora – Health New Zealand, Waikato we have a team of 8,000 working across the Waikato where everyone plays a vital role in the care of our patients – directly or non-directly. Our vision is Healthy People. Excellent Care.

Te Whatu Ora, Waikato serves the largest Māori population and third largest Pacific population in Aotearoa New Zealand. Hamilton is one of New Zealand’s largest tertiary, teaching hospitals with over 600 inpatient beds and 22 operating theatres. Clinical specialities include Women’s and Children Services, Cardiology / Cardiothoracic Surgery, Oncology and Haematology, Surgical services, and Mental Health and Addiction. The Hospital is the Midland regional referral centre for multiple specialties including trauma surgery, oncology, and neurology.

He aha Waikato

Waikato is the fourth largest region in Aotearoa New Zealand and located just south of Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland. It features a wide range of world-class outdoor and cultural experiences. You can surf the world-famous beaches of Whāingaroa Raglan, swim at the beautiful beaches of the Kapanga Coromandel, hike our majestic mountain ranges, tour the Hobbiton shire, experience the magic of the Waitomo glow worm caves, and encounter a vast array of flora and fauna at the remarkable Maungatautari Ecological Reserve.

Waikato is the home of the Kiingitanga and rich in Māori culture. Hamilton’s vibrant city centre and rich cultural mix makes it an ideal place to experience the authentic friendly Kiwi lifestyle.

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

alasdairl@headmedical.com / 0131 357 1848

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