About the Job

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Here is a rare and exciting opportunity for a Paediatric Orthopaedic Surgeon to join New Zealand’s premier children’s’ hospital

  • New Zealand’s national children’s hospital
  • Permanent, Full-time position
  • Expected commencement June 2023 or as soon as possible

The Opportunity

We have an outstanding opportunity for an experienced Paediatric Orthopaedic Surgeon who wishes to work in a major children’s hospital with a level one trauma unit. Experience in acute and elective paediatric orthopaedics, including complex trauma management / delivery of care is essential for this role, along with a high standard of clinical practice and the ability to inspire others within the team.

As a senior member of the team you will be required to participate in the teaching and supervision of the RMO workforce and the on-call roster (1 in 10).

The department is actively involved in clinical research and audit including national and international collaborative projects offering exciting opportunities in this area

Important Skills

We welcome enquiries from experienced surgeons who have completed a recognised registrar / residency training programme in orthopaedics, with at least one year of post-graduation fellowship training in paediatric orthopaedics, including paediatric trauma.

Other requirements for the role include:

  • Eligible for vocational registration with the Medical Council of New Zealand
  • Have completed a Specialty Fellowship training programme recognised by the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons or equivalent.
  • Experience in acute and elective paediatric orthopaedics.

If you are an overseas applicant and have overseas medical qualifications, you will be required to provide EPIC source verification of your qualifications for your registration application. 

Immigration NZ has introduced a new Accredited Employer Work Visa system from 4 July 2022. For some positions this includes a clear pathway to residency. And of course, for successful candidates offered a position with us who require a Work Visa, we will provide support with their Visa application. 

Our Organisation

We are Te Whatu Ora Te Toka Tumai Auckland. We are part of Te Whatu Ora – Health New Zealand, the overarching organisation for New Zealand’s national health service. 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.

We are the leading provider of child health care in New Zealand and the South Pacific, providing world-class inpatient, outpatient, trauma, emergency, and urgent care to children and their whānau. We seek to lead New Zealand in paediatric service delivery through the building of our reputation as a national centre of excellence in child health care.

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 position, 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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