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Orthopaedic Surgeon

Employer Nelson-Marlborough DHB
Workplace Nelson Marlborough Health
Specialty Orthopaedic Surgery
Term Permanent
Grading Specialist / Consultant
Hours per week 40
Commencement date Open
Application closing date 06 Jan 2019
Employer Nelson-Marlborough DHB Workplace Nelson Marlborough Health
Specialty Orthopaedic Surgery Term Permanent
Grading Specialist / Consultant Commencement date Open
Hours per week 40 Application closing date 06 Jan 2019

Job description

•Make a lifestyle move to the Marlborough District!
•Get the ultimate work life balance with this permanent part-time (0.7FTE) position
•Work in a busy orthopaedic service undertaking outpatient, acute and elective procedures

About the role

We are looking for an Orthopaedic Consultant to join our proactive team of nine Orthopaedic Surgeons serving a combined population of around 145,000. This is a district wide position based in Blenheim at Wairau hospital, with an expectation that you will take part in a 1:4 on-call roster. The service provides the highest standard of care for our patients, while maintaining an excellent work-life balance. There is a real focus on learning and sharing your skills and experience with our team of registrars who also share the workload.

About you

If you enjoy working in a busy, supportive work environment then this is the ideal position. You will be a Fellow of the RAC Orthopaedics, or have an equivalent specialist qualification and be eligible for vocational registration in NZ. You must be competent over the range of orthopaedic elective and trauma surgery.

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What we offer

We provide a great place to work with professional development opportunities, job security, and workplace wellness programmes. We can also provide assistance towards relocating to the area.

Blenheim the site of our Wairau facility, and where this position will be based, is the centre of a large wine growing area, is adjacent to the Marlborough Sounds and near Nelson Lakes National Park.

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Nearby Nelson city is the geographical centre of New Zealand. It has three national parks within a 90 minute drive and is surrounded by beaches, mountains, hidden valleys, raging rivers and golden sands. It is known as a spectacular natural environment and has one of the highest number of sunshine hours in New Zealand.

How to apply

Keen to apply now, it's easy. Please click 'apply' and fill in our online application form.

For role specific information please contact Gillian Champion, Service Manager Surgical Services, or Julian Ballance, Head of Department,

For general enquiries please contact our recruitment team on or 03 546 1274.


Applications close: Sunday, 6 January 2019.
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Vacancy contact details
Name Haines Recruitment Agency
Phone (04) 914 4650
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