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Consultant General Surgeons - Wairarapa Hospital

Masterton

Reference: 4748888

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.

Wairarapa Hospital is based in Masterton, and is within two hours from both Hutt Hospital and Wellington Hospital. Daily rail services link Wairarapa with the Wellington region, including the International Airport and Inter-Island ferry connections.

Working at the Wairarapa DHB 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.

Wairarapa District Health Board provides secondary services for a population of approximately 40,000, 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.

At Wairarapa Hospital you will be one of four General Surgeons, including one part time surgeon focused on colonoscopies, in a unit which provides a comprehensive service for the population of the Wairarapa. Wairarapa District 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.

These are permanent full or part time positions, working 64-80 hours (0.8FTE-1.0FTE) with an on call requirement of 1 in 3. Actual hours will be agreed with the successful applicants. 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.

For further information please contact Kieran McCann, Executive Leader Operations on (021) 181-9980 or email kieran.mccann@wairarapa.dhb.org.nz

Or to learn more about the Wairarapa region please visit any of the following websites:

www.wairarapanz.com Wairarapa's main information website

www.times-age.co.nz Our local newspaper

www.mstn.govt.nz Information on the local council and area

www.harcourts.co.nz Real Estate agency

www.propertybrokers.co.nz/branches/masterton Real Estate & rental property agency

Closing Date: OPEN (until successful applicants are appointed)