Specialty: Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
Grading: Specialist / Consultant
Number of positions: 1
Job Hours: 32-40 hours p/w
Required qualifications: Vocationally registered in Plastic and reconstructive surgery with the Medical Council of New Zealand (MCNZ) FRACS or equivalent qualification and be able to register for vocational registration with the MCNZ
Nau mai, haere mai ki Te Whatu Ora – Capital, Coast & Hutt Valley District
Location: Hutt Hospital
Service: Surgical Services, Plastic Surgery
Contract: Permanent, full time/part time (1 FTE – 0.8 FTE)
Salary: As per ASMS MECA
Kōrero mō te tūranga – About the role
We’re looking for a permanent Consultant Plastic Surgeon to join our team at Hutt Hospital.
This role is a new appointment to support the plastic surgery service, with a key focus on hand surgery and acute aspects of the service.
A suitably qualified plastic hand surgeon would contribute to twice monthly acute hand clinics. Operative access for elective care would be balanced with planned acute lists and a developing acute surgeon of the day model of care.
Support of the general plastic surgery work load would include see and treat clinics for skin cancer and monthly general clinics. This role will contribute to the on call roster / surgeon of the day model.
The individual will support and lead junior medical staff, take an active role in interdisciplinary team education, and actively support and utilise nurse specialist role/s as appropriate. They will actively participate in quality improvement, clinical audit activities and service development meetings and initiatives.
Consultants currently provide a 1:10 surgical on call roster and the service is implementing a new surgeon of the day model. An exciting opportunity exists with the opening of a brand new multidisciplinary local anaesthetic procedure suite to provide more consultant-led local anaesthetic hand and skin surgery.
Moū – About you
- Vocationally registered in Plastic and reconstructive surgery with the Medical Council of New Zealand (MCNZ)
- FRACS or equivalent qualification and be able to register for vocational registration with the MCNZ
- Recent experience in all aspects of general plastic surgery, with key focus hand and acute
- Work in collaboration with multidisciplinary team
- Able to provide consistently high standards of medical care
- Relevant experience and training
E pā ana ki a tatou – About us
Capital, Coast and Hutt Valley district is located centrally in Wellington and has over 6,000 full-time equivalent staff, making us one of the major employers in the Wellington region. We operate three hospitals – Wellington Regional Hospital in Newtown, Hutt Valley Hospital and Kenepuru Hospital in Porirua – as well as the Kāpiti Health Centre at Paraparaumu.
Here at Capital, Coast & Hutt Valley District we embrace diversity and welcome applications from all people, including all gender identities, ages, ethnicities, sexual orientations, disability and religions. A workforce that is diverse and inclusive means that we are better positioned to understand and serve our community.
Capital, Coast & Hutt Valley District is a pro-equity health organisation, with a particular focus on Māori, Pacific Peoples, and the Disability Community.
Me pēhea te tuku tono – How to apply
Click the apply now button to send your application directly to us. For further information on this role please email email@example.com and indicate the job title and vacancy number in the subject line.
Please note we are not accepting recruitment agency’s applications.
We require all our employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 with an approved vaccine, including have had one booster vaccination. We are not accepting applications that do not meet this criteria.
Ma tini, ma mano, ka rapa te whai
By joining together we will succeed
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Vacancy contact details
Name: Sandra Tam
Position: SMO recruitment advisor
Phone: (04) 806 2547