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General Surgeon (Endoscopy capability)

Employer Nelson-Marlborough DHB
Workplace Nelson Marlborough Health
Specialty General Surgery
Term Permanent
Grading Medical Officer
Hours per week 40
Commencement date Open
Application closing date 31 Jan 2019
Employer Nelson-Marlborough DHB Workplace Nelson Marlborough Health
Specialty General Surgery Term Permanent
Grading Medical Officer Commencement date Open
Hours per week 40 Application closing date 31 Jan 2019

Job description

•Do you want to come and work with us at Nelson Marlborough DHB?
•We are a busy surgical unit with lots of interesting and varied procedures and have recently introduced a daytime acute surgeon roster
•If you enjoy working in a busy, supportive work environment then we have the position for you

About the role

We are looking for a General Surgeon with Endoscopy capabilities to join our proactive team of nine General Surgeons and one district-wide Vascular Surgeon. This is a district wide position based on the Nelson site with an expectation that you will take part in a 1:6 on call roster. The service provides the highest standard of care for our patients, while maintaining an excellent work-life balance.

About you

You should be a Fellow of the RACS, or hold an equivalent specialist qualification, be eligible for vocational registration in NZ and have a current annual practising certificate. You will be competent over the range of general surgery and endoscopy.

About us

Nelson Marlborough Health (NMH) is the main health service provider for New Zealand's Nelson, Tasman and Marlborough regions, serving nearly 145,000 people across two main Hospitals, public health and a range of community services. We provide a great place to work with professional development opportunities, job security, and workplace wellness programmes.

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What we offer

Situated near the top of the South Island, 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.

For more information on the Nelson/ Tasman region visit This 0.8 (64 hours a fortnight) role offers the best of work life balance; we are a busy and professional team. There is a real focus on learning and sharing your skills and experience with our team of registrars who also share the workload.

How to apply

For role specific information please contact Gillian Champion, Service Manager Surgical Services,

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

Keen to apply now, it's easy. Please click apply and fill in our online application form, or visit our careers site via

Reference number: N18-509.

Applications close: Thursday, 31 January 2019.
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Vacancy contact details
Name Gillian Champion
Phone 03 546 1274
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