About the Job

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Where you’ll be working: Hamilton

The details: Full time or near full time applicable

  •  Be part of the national transformation in Health

The Opportunity

This role offers the right candidate a hugely varied and interesting career with the opportunity to innovate and develop as a leader combined with the opportunity to live in a beautiful part of New Zealand. Waikato region offers wonderful opportunities for a family and outdoor enthusiasts.

The successful applicant will join a well-established and dynamic team of six SMO and four MOSS.

We invite applications to the position of Specialist Plastic Surgeon at Hamilton. The team of existing SMOs are looking to expand the department to fit with projected service requirements, and welcome applications from those eligible for vocational registration in the specialty. All sub-specialty interests will be considered. This is a full-time or near-full-time position.

About our Service

The Hospital is a tertiary referral and teaching centre providing a wide range of plastic services including Head and neck ablative, reconstructive surgery, cleft palate and burns for the Midland Region (860,000 people). The department supports 5 regional secondary care and four satellite hospitals.

About you

Desirable experience includes head & neck ablative & reconstructive surgery, plus applicants with an interest in leadership roles.

Our Organisation

People at Heart

  •  Whakamana – Give and earn respect
  •  Whakaronga – Listen to me; Talk to me
  •  Mauri Pai – Fair play
  •  Whakapakari – Growing the good
  •  Kotahitanga – Stronger together

Here at Te Whatu Ora – Health New Zealand, Waikato we have a team of 8,000 working across the Waikato where everyone plays a vital role in the care of our patients – directly or non-directly. Our vision is Healthy People. Excellent Care.

We are a values-based and inclusive organisation that is committed to deliver the best health outcomes for our total population. Reflecting the population we serve is an important part of the care we deliver to the community. We strongly encourage applicants from all backgrounds with the necessary capability and who share our values to apply. We proactively develop pathways that maximise opportunity for Māori and encourage Māori to apply.

He aha Waikato

Waikato is the fourth largest region in Aotearoa New Zealand and located just south of Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland. It features a wide range of world-class outdoor and cultural experiences. You can surf the world-famous beaches of Whāingaroa Raglan, swim at the beautiful beaches of the Kapanga Coromandel, hike our majestic mountain ranges, tour the Hobbiton shire, experience the magic of the Waitomo glow worm caves, and encounter a vast array of flora and fauna at the remarkable Maungatautari Ecological Reserve.

Waikato is the home of the Kiingitanga and rich in Māori culture. Waikato Hospital sits on whenua gifted by Waikato iwi, situated on the banks of the mighty Waikato Awa, Hamilton is New Zealand’s largest metropolitan inland city. Hamilton’s vibrant city centre and rich cultural mix makes it an ideal place to experience the authentic friendly Kiwi lifestyle.

If you are interested in this rare 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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