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Consultant - General Surgery (Breast surgeon)

Employer Capital & Coast DHB
Workplace Wellington Hospital
Specialty General Surgery
Term Locum
Grading Specialist / Consultant
Hours per week 40
Commencement date 01 Apr 2019
Application closing date 08 Mar 2019
Employer Capital & Coast DHB Workplace Wellington Hospital
Specialty General Surgery Term Locum
Grading Specialist / Consultant Commencement date 01 Apr 2019
Hours per week 40 Application closing date 08 Mar 2019

Job description


We are looking for a general surgeon preferably with an interest in breast surgery to join our team. The general surgical service provides a range of services including colorectal, upper GI, endocrine and breast surgery. If you are interested in working in Wellington and being part of a dynamic team then this is the job for you. You will be joining a friendly, welcoming team who prides itself on clinical excellence and innovation. The role is fixed term, for up to 18months to cover a vacancy.


- Outpatient clinical duties
- Operating lists
- Ward rounds
- Teaching and mentoring


- Registered as a general surgeon with the Medical Council of New Zealand (MCNZ)
- Relevant experience
- FRACS general surgery or equivalent and be able to register for vocational registration with MCNZ


Capital and Coast District Health Board (CCDHB) is located centrally in Wellington and has the equivalent of around 4,300 full time staff, making us a major employer in the Wellington region. CCDHB operates two hospitals – Wellington Regional Hospital in Newtown and Kenepuru Hospital in Porirua – as well as the Kapiti Health Centre at Paraparaumu.

CCDHB provides a range of specialist services including neurosurgery, oncology, neonatal intensive care and community-based services including district nursing, rehabilitation services, social work, alcohol and drug services, and home support services to a population of around 900,000 people.

Wellington is New Zealand’s capital city, a cultural and cosmopolitan epicentre set in a beautiful natural harbour and renowned for its vibrant cafés, restaurants, international sporting and cultural events. With easy access to vineyards in the Wairarapa and beaches on the Kapiti Coast, there’s plenty of opportunity for adventure or simply to relax and unwind.


Applications will not be accepted via email. All candidates applying for any of our current vacancies must complete an online CCDHB application form by clicking the 'Apply Now' button.

Applications close on 8 March 2019. Please ensure your uploaded CV and cover letter is in either Word or PDF format. For further information on this role, please email and please indicate the vacancy number (SMO08-19) and job title in the subject line.

Qualifications required

Specialist qualification in general surgery
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Vacancy contact details
Name Sandra Tam
Position SMO recruitment advisor
Phone (04) 806 2547
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