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Specialist Anaesthetist

Employer Southern DHB
Workplace Southern District Health Board
Specialty Anaesthesia
Term Other
Grading Specialist / Consultant
Hours per week 40
Commencement date 05 Jun 2018
Application closing date 25 Jun 2018
Employer Southern DHB Workplace Southern District Health Board
Specialty Anaesthesia Term Other
Grading Specialist / Consultant Commencement date 05 Jun 2018
Hours per week 40 Application closing date 25 Jun 2018

Job description

Specialist Anaesthetist
Southland Hospital
This is a 1 FTE fixed term 12 month role.
Southland Hospital is the base hospital for a wide geographical area, creating enormous scope for variety in the work of a talented professional like you. Our hospital, rebuilt in late 2004, is a new state-of-the-art facility that provides healthcare to a population of 105,000. We are located in Invercargill, in the lower South Island.
Southland offers a wide range of recreational activities. It is home to two of New Zealand's national parks offering superb hiking and scenery, whilst internationally acclaimed fishing and a wide range of other outdoor pursuits are also available. Five top New Zealand snowboarding/skiing destinations are also within easy driving distance.
Recognised as an ideal place to raise a family, Invercargill is a modern city offering access to outstanding leisure pursuits and a caring, safe community. The city also has superb facilities such as the brand new indoor velodrome and sporting complex, excellent schools and an enterprising, innovative tertiary education provider, where free fees exist
As an outstanding team player and capable leader, you'll have the energy to make a positive difference with both patients and colleagues alike. In addition to enjoying a challenging workload and an exceptional quality of life, you can look forward to a highly competitive pay rate and a culture where staff are included, valued and respected for their expertise.
Together with the latest in PACS digital radiology, MRI, CT and iSOFT patient management system, there's no better place to take a leading role in maintaining and enhancing our already comprehensive Anaesthetic service, while taking the initiative in developing new ones.
You'll share responsibility for the specialist anaesthetic assessment and care of patients at Southland Hospital. Here, you'll apply your expert knowledge of modern techniques - from pre-operative assessment and operating theatre services to obstetric analgesia, Intensive Care and Emergency Department Resuscitation. You will also be involved in teaching Anaesthetic Registrars in the ANZCA accredited department.

Preference will be given to applicants who are able to start in the New Year and hold a current vocational registration with Medical Council of New Zealand

Candidates who are not currently registered with the New Zealand Medical Council should be aware that from 1 November 2017 it will be the requirement of the NZ Medical Council that your qualifications are approved through EPIC. If you have a commitment to working in New Zealand it is highly recommended that you start this process as soon as possible so as to allow your subsequent registration to be undertaken in a timely fashion. For more information please visit MCNZ website re primary source verification EPIC FAQ page FAQ page
EPIC log on page

Closing date: Monday 25 June 2018

For further information please contact Milair Ryalls, Recruitment Advisor – Senior Medical Officers, Phone (03) 470 9604 or

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Name Milair Ryalls
Position Recruitment Advisor
Phone (03) 2145 769
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