General Surgery Fellow (Upper GI and HPB)

Specialty: General Surgery

Grading: Specialist / Consultant

Number of positions: 1

Job Hours: Full time

Required qualifications: Eligible for registration with the Medical Council of New Zealand (MCNZ) FRACS or equivalent to be able to register for vocational registration with the MCNZ

Nau mai, haere mai ki Te Whatu Ora – Capital, Coast & Hutt Valley District

Location:  Wellington Regional Hospital, Kenepuru Hospital and Hutt Hospital

Service:    General Surgery Service

Contract:  Full time, fixed term: Jan 2024 – Jan 2025

Salary:      As per ASMS MECA – Step 1

Kōrero mō te tūranga – About the role

We are looking for an applicant who has either completed their general surgical training or will complete their training in 2023 to achieve FRACS. The fellowship will allow the successful applicant to gain further experience as an independent specialist. Teaching and supervision of RMO’s is an important part of the role. The fellow will be expected to do consultant on-call backed up by another SMO.

The Fellow will work independently to support work in the operating theatre, and clinic setting. Participation in the department Audit programme is a requirement.  The wider general surgical department covers all the general surgery sub-specialities. The fellow will obtain training in upper GI and HBP depending on their preference and will provide a service commitment to the unit.

Mō tō mātou rōpū – About our team

Capital & Coast provides UGI/HPB tertiary services to both Wellington and central regional patients. Our Service has three UGI/HPB surgeons with a fourth expected to be appointed this year, clinical nurse specialist, and an RMO team.  We manage patients with benign and malignant disease.  Our work is driven by faster cancer treatment timeframes.

Moū – About you

  • Eligible for registration with the Medical Council of New Zealand (MCNZ)
  • FRACS or equivalent to be able to register for vocational registration with the MCNZ
  • 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

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Please note we are not accepting recruitment agency’s applications.

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By joining together we will succeed

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Vacancy contact details

Name: Sandra Tam

Position: SMO recruitment advisor


Phone: (04) 806 2547