Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon (Wairarapa)

Specialty: Orthopaedic Surgery

Grading: Specialist / Consultant

Number of positions: 1

Job Hours: 40

Required qualifications: Vocationally registered in Orthopaedic 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 Ūpoko ki te uru hauora.

Location:  Wairarapa Hospital, Wairarapa

Service:    Orthopaedic Service, Surgery, Women and Children’s Group

Contract:  Permanent, full time

Salary:       As per ASMS MECA

Kōrero mō te tūranga – About the role

Capital and Coast DHB is working in partnership with Wairarapa DHB to provide an Orthopaedic Service for their population. Positions will sit within the Wellington Orthopaedic Service and will be based full-time at Wairarapa Hospital. We have recently appointed an orthopaedic surgeon to this role and are now looking to expand the team with the appointment of a further orthopaedic surgeon. This role would be suitable for a Fellowship trained surgeon up to an experienced clinician.

CCDHB are excited by the opportunities this new model offers and are keen to hear from others who wish to join us as we grow and develop this team.

Mō tō mātou rōpū – About our team

The Orthopaedic service at Wairarapa Hospital provides for the management of injuries and fractures and elective surgery provided on an outpatient, inpatient and day case basis. A regional tertiary service is provided at Wellington Hospital for patients with complex major trauma, revision joint replacement, spinal disorders, scoliosis, paediatric and hand surgery. The successful applicant for this position will work in close partnership with colleagues in Wellington Hospital.

Moū – About you

  • Vocationally registered in Orthopaedic Surgery with the Medical Council of New Zealand (MCNZ)
  • FRACS or equivalent qualification and be able to register for vocational registration with the MCNZ
  • If you are applying from overseas, you must meet the New Zealand Immigration Service requirements
  • Providing a high standard of clinical practice and expertise to the patients
  • Able to provide consistently high standards of medical care
  • A team player and clear communicator, willing to work with a multi-disciplinary health team within the Wairarapa district
  • The on-call requirement for this position will be based at Wairarapa Hospital.

E pā ana ki a tatou – About us

Here at our hospitals 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.

The DHB’s are 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 or to find out more about working and the lifestyle opportunities in Aotearoa/NZ please email sandra.tam@ccdhb.org.nz and indicate the job title and vacancy number in the subject line.

Please note we will be reviewing applications when received and will progress through the recruitment process.

We require all our employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. This includes the booster dose within six months of receiving the second dose of initial vaccination (for some people the initial vaccination will have comprised of three doses).  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

To apply for this job please visit capitalhealth.careercentre.net.nz.

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Vacancy contact details

Name: Sandra Tam

Position: SMO recruitment advisor

Email: sandra.tam@ccdhb.org.nz

Phone: (04) 806 2547