Orthopaedic Surgeon

Specialty: Orthopaedic Surgery

Grading: Specialist / Consultant

Number of positions: 1

Job Hours: 40

Required qualifications: To be eligible for this position you must either be registered (or eligible for registration) with the Medical Council of New Zealand and have a specialist qualification in Orthopaedic Surgery that is recognised by the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons in Orthopaedic Surgery as suitable for Vocational Registration in New Zealand.

MidCentral actively seeks Māori into our workforce to reflect the community we serve.

Te Pae Hauora o Ruahine o Tararua | MidCentral are currently looking to expand by recruiting a spinal Orthopaedic Surgeon. So, if working in a collegial environment enjoying the ease of living in a small city within a great region to explore in your down time sounds appealing to you, read on!

We need a surgeon with an interest in Spine, but able and willing to provide services in general orthopaedic and trauma surgery as well. You will partake in the general on-call roster and will contribute to management of trauma and other acute Orthopaedic presentations. Due to the high demand, you will be involved in the provision of primary knee and hip joint replacement services to the Manawatu community as well. If desired, you will also be involved in delivering services in the private sector.

The spine service will be management of trauma, decompression and stabilisation of the spine surgery. If interested in tertiary spine surgery, you will be able to liaise and coordinate the management with tertiary institutes.

You would be one of seven Orthopaedic Specialists. There is also a Medical Officer, 9 Registrars (two are on the national training program) and House Officers.

Applicants must hold FRACS Orthopaedics or equivalent and be eligible for vocational registration in Orthopaedic Surgery with the Medical Council of New Zealand.

For further information contact, SMO Recruitment Specialist or +64 6 350 8849.

About Our Region
Palmerston North is a family friendly city where you can enjoy the New Zealand countryside lifestyle without missing out on the advantages of a big city. Housing is more affordable in comparison to the larger metropolitan cities. With a diverse artistic community, Palmerston North is home to a multitude of cultural events, cafes, restaurants and sports activities. Its central place in the lower half of the North Island makes it easy to access the beautiful ski fields 2 hour’s drive north, Wellington 2 hours south, vineyards 2 hours east, wonderful hiking and biking areas 10 min east and the west coast beaches only a 30 minutes’ drive west.

Te Whatu Ora, Health New Zealand Te Pae Hauora o Ruahine o Tararua MidCentral (MidCentral) provides healthcare services to over 180,000 people across the Manawatū, Horowhenua and Tararua regions. With a large hospital campus at Palmerston North, it also provides key health care and support services to neighbouring communities.

To apply for this job email your details to denella.statham@midcentraldhb.govt.nz.

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Vacancy contact details

Name: Anita Roberts

Position: SMO Recruitment Co-ord

Email: smovacancy@midcentraldhb.govt.nz

Phone: (06) 350 8204