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CONSULTANT GENERAL SURGEON

The Wairarapa region offers a fantastic lifestyle for all. With quality schools, strong community spirit, great beaches and rivers, world class vineyards, mountain ranges and rivers, this is a place you can call home.

Daily rail services link Wairarapa with the Wellington region, including the International Airport and Inter-Island ferry connections.

Working at the health board, you will become part of an enthusiastic, dynamic and committed team of health workers providing a modern and innovative approach to healthcare, with the bonus of a healthy balanced lifestyle and opportunities for professional development.

We provide secondary services for a population of approximately 40,880, 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.

 You will be one of three General Surgeons in a unit which provides a comprehensive service for the population of the Wairarapa. The Health Board 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 3. Applicants must be eligible for Vocational registration with the New Zealand Medical Council. Upper and lower GI endoscopy is a required skill.

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.

If you are interested in this position, please apply online and attach a copy of your up to date CV so we can view your experience in detail and assess the level of assistance we can provide. 

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

alasdairl@headmedical.com / 0131 357 1848

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