About the Job

  • Permanent full-time role, based in the Sunny Bay of Plenty 
  • Free car parking & subsidised onsite gym 
  • Interesting and wide variety of work involved to keep you engaged and motivated 

About the Role

A rare opportunity exists for an Orthopaedic Surgeon to join the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at Health New Zealand, Te Whatu Ora - Hauora a Toi Bay of Plenty.

The position is based at Whakatāne, with a commitment to supporting services across the Bay of Plenty.

We are looking for a Specialist Orthopaedic Surgeon who is a generalist with an interest in lower limb arthroplasty surgery to support the current team providing this service. The successful candidate will participate in providing acute care, including the afterhours call roster.

We are searching for a new team member who is comfortable providing care for all age groups, if this is you, we would like to hear from you – come and join our Orthopaedic Surgery team working in the Bay of Plenty

About Us

Situated in the sunny eastern coast of New Zealand's North Island, the Bay of Plenty really is just that, offering vast golden sand beaches, bush clad mountains, lush farmlands and more. Its pleasant climate means that the area has become a favourite for holiday makers, retirees and those looking for a different lifestyle outside of the main cities.

Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand, Hauora a Toi Bay of Plenty is spread across a vast geographical area and centred across two hospitals based in Tauranga and Whakatāne.  We serve a population of approximately 308,000 for the major population centres of Tauranga, Katikati, Te Puke, Whakatāne, Kawerau and Ōpōtiki.  Te Whatu Ora Hauora a Toi Bay of Plenty is one of the Bay of Plenty's largest employers with over 4500 staff.

Our Benefits

  • In-house professional development
  • Flexible working practices (e.g. We support work life balance and flexible work arrangements whenever possible)
  • Highly rewarding role and opportunity to make a difference!
  • Be a valued member of a multidisciplinary team
  • Free onsite parking
  • Discounts (with local businesses)
  • Subsidised onsite hospital gym membership
  • Free flu vaccinations

Your place in Te Whatu Ora

When you join us, you become part of transforming the health system. This is a once in a life-time change, that will touch the lives of everyone in Aotearoa, and future generations. We want to see the real you in your application and welcome the real you on board if you come and work with us. Skills are gained across many areas of our life, not just in formal employment. If you can demonstrate the skills listed in the ad, but the experience was gained through whānau life, community or mahi aroha (volunteering) we encourage you to apply and share your story with us in your cover letter.

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

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

alasdairl@headmedical.com / 0131 357 1848

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