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Consultant General Surgeon

Masterton, New Zealand

Reference: 5558888

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 48,000, 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 three General Surgeons 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.

This is a permanent full time position, working 80 hours (1.0FTE) with an on call requirement of 1 in 3. 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, Chief Operating Officer 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 main information website

www.wairarapa.dhb.org.nz Wairarapa Hospital Website

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