About the Job

Are you an Oral and Maxillofacial specialist looking for a great balance of interesting work and excellent lifestyle? Then look no further than Hawke’s Bay, New Zealand, a place where we value He kauanuanu – Respect; Ākina – Improvement; Rāranga te tira – Teamwork and Tauwhiro – Care

This is an exciting opportunity to apply for a permanent position in a stunning area of New Zealand with a Mediterranean climate.

Our local health sector is undergoing innovative expansion and modification with new public and private operating theatres and other facilities under construction. As an employee of Te Whatu Ora, the New Zealand national public health system, you will be part of a collaborative team within the head and neck service providing high quality care, improving equity and health outcomes for our local population, with a high Māori and Pasifika population. The team is supported by a registrar, a house officer and a clinical speciality nurse and moving forward an additional registered nurse to support. The department is well equipped for all aspects of modern head and neck health care. 

There are opportunities to develop sub-specialist interests that will complement the department’s current service. We also have close ties with allied health departments, other specialities that we interact with, as well as regional and tertiary services to provide a comprehensive package of care. The department also provides medical education for undergraduate students and postgraduates.

Hawke's Bay facility is situated in Hastings, New Zealand, a region of over 162,000 people. The hospital is a modern facility with a large range of surgical, medical, oncology and radiological services. As a Maxillofacial specialist you will be supported by a managerial structure invested in providing support for you and new technologies.

The possibilities for private practice are some of the best in New Zealand, with the current maxillofacial surgeon having a very large head and neck and skin referral base, along with a thriving dentoalveolar surgery practice.

Benefits will consist of:

  • Base Salary in line with NZ system based on level of experience
  • On-call allowances
  • Employer matched Superannuation contributions of up to 6% of annual earnings
  • Relocation package including removal costs, flights, accommodation and car hire*
  • Reimbursement of:
    • Annual Practicing Certificate costs
    • Medical Defence Assurance fees
    • College Membership Fees
    • Study and conference leave*
  • $1,000,000 Life/disability cover whilst travelling on company business as per company policy*

Hawke’s Bay is famous for its excellent seaside ‘Mediterranean’ climate, wine, food, cultural events and outdoor recreational activities. There is a strong sense of community. It is a wonderful place to raise children with a number of excellent schools that receive national recognition.  The area offers an enviable lifestyle with a choice of urban or rural living, and little traffic congestion. 

Come and develop your career, working in a wonderful part of New Zealand in modern facilities with a dedicated, enthusiastic and fun team.

Applicants must be registered, or eligible for registration, with the Medical Council of New Zealand and must be a fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons, or equivalent.

If you are interested in this opportunity, 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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