About the Job

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  • Clinical position in a modern, world renowned tertiary Hospital in beautiful Auckland
  • Fixed Term Position – 12 months
  • Straight forward Visa Applications with an Accredited Employer

The Opportunity

The Department of General Surgery at Auckland invites applications for a suitably qualified medical practitioner with post-fellowship training in colorectal surgery to join its Colorectal Unit for a 12 month fixed-term role.

The Colorectal Unit comprises 5 full-time equivalent Surgeons, 1 Colorectal (CSSANZ) Fellow, a SET and pre-SET Surgical Trainee, 2 House Officers and 3 Clinical Nurse Specialists.  It provides the full range of secondary and tertiary colorectal surgical services, within state of the art facilities at Auckland City Hospital for elective surgery and Greenlane Surgical Unit.

Surgical outpatient clinic facilities are also located at the Greenlane Clinical Centre. Auckland City Hospital is a major tertiary hospital with a teaching focus in partnership with the University of Auckland. The successful candidate will be expected to take an active role in the Department of Surgery; contributing to the development of colorectal surgery; and engaging in relevant teaching and research activities.

This will be a full-time clinical position with possible acute call requirements.

Important Skills

Ideally, the applicant will have general surgical training equivalent to Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (FRACS) level, with post-fellowship training in Colorectal Surgery. The exact contribution of the different components of the position will be negotiated with the successful applicant.

The applicant must be eligible for vocational registration as a Specialist Surgeon by the Medical Council of New Zealand.

Relevant further expertise in advanced laparoscopic surgery and colonoscopy would be advantageous.  Competence in the management of acute general surgical conditions and trauma care is expected, as is a commitment to teamwork, research, teaching, audit and quality assurance.

Our Organisation

We are Te Whatu Ora Te Toka Tumai Auckland. We provide health and disability services to more than half a million people living in central Auckland, regional services for Northland and greater Auckland, and specialist national services for the whole of New Zealand. Our main sites are located in central Auckland.

Why you will enjoy working here

We recognise there is more to life than mahi | work, and we encourage and provide access to all our staff several services and benefits to support themselves whilst they are employed within Te Toka Tumai Auckland.

If you are interested in this opportunity, please apply online and attach and 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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