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) with the Medical Council of New Zealand and have a specialist qualification in Geriatrics that is recognised by the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons as suitable for Vocational Registration in New Zealand.
Te Pae Hauora o Ruahine o Tararua | MidCentral wishes to recruit an ENT Specialist for a full time (1 FTE), permanent position.
The ideal applicant will have general Otorhinolaryngology experience with demonstrable subspecialist interest in either Head and Neck Surgery or Rhinology/Paediatrics. The applicants will support the remaining consultant team who currently provide subspecialty Otological and Head and Neck surgery.
This position is based at Palmerston North Hospital, a 350 bed hospital in the city of Palmerston North, Manawatu, a city in the Lower North Island of New Zealand. Palmerston North Hospital is a secondary hospital and offers most medical and surgical specialities with the exception of Cardiothoracic, Plastic and Neurosurgery. The hospital serves a local population of 186,000 but is the base for a regional head and neck oncology service which has responsibility for a population of 550,000 and draws patients from Whanganui, Taranaki, and Hawkes’ Bay.
The collegial relationships between departments are strong and consultation with other specialist is easy, either formally with multidisciplinary meetings or informally as required. There is an active postgraduate medical society and there are excellent clinical library facilities. The Otorhinolaryngology department currently participates in fortnightly radiology and head and neck MDT meetings and monthly thyroid MDT and pathology meetings. The department hosts a monthly half day regional CDP meeting with otorhinolaryngologists attending from Whanganui, Taranaki and Hawkes’ Bay.
What can we offer you?
- A diverse, dynamic and collegial team environment
- Ongoing training and development opportunities
- Six weeks annual leave per annum
- 10 paid days per annum available for CME including a generous allowance towards costs of course/conference and travel
- Generous relocation packages for national and international candidates
Our team actively encourage work life balance and the MidCentral Region is ideally situated for those who like to work, rest and play – beaches close by, ski fields and wineries just up the road, stunning scenery with loads of hiking tracks including Te Arapuke mountain bike track. Our region also offers excellent schools and a local university.
If you are interested in making the move to MidCentral – check out our careers site. We have loads of information about the region, Palmerston North hospital and more.
For further information please contact SMO Recruitment Specialist
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Vacancy contact details
Name: Denella Statham
Position: SMO Recruitment Specialist
Phone: 64 6 3508849