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Specialist Urologist

Employer Nelson-Marlborough DHB
Workplace Nelson Marlborough Health
Specialty Urology
Term Permanent
Grading Specialist / Consultant
Hours per week 36
Commencement date Open
Application closing date Open
Employer Nelson-Marlborough DHB Workplace Nelson Marlborough Health
Specialty Urology Term Permanent
Grading Specialist / Consultant Commencement date Open
Hours per week 36 Application closing date Open

Job description

Location: Nelson, New Zealand

Permanent 0.45FTE - worked as part of a two person (0.9FTE) job share (four weeks on, four weeks off)

About the role

Nelson Marlborough Health (NMH) is seeking a permanent part-time Urologist to join the Department of Urology at Nelson Hospital. You will be joining a team of four urologists providing the highest standard of care to our patients whilst maintaining an excellent work life balance.

This role is a permanent job share arrangement (sharing patients and clinical schedule as part of a two person team) each working 0.45FTE over the year, compressed into every second block of four weeks. E.G.

Weeks one to four: working 72 hours a fortnight

Weeks five to eight: Nil hours

You will also take part in the 1:4 after-hours acute roster (during your weeks on).

There may also be the opportunity to work additional part-time hours during your four weeks off, covering a staff member's secondment.

About you

You will be a highly skilled urologist who is great team player, with excellent communication skills.

Qualifications required upon taking up the position:
•Fellowship of the Royal Australian College of Surgeons (RACS) or hold equivalent specialist qualification
•Registration with the Medical Council of New Zealand (or eligible for)
•Hold a current annual practising certificate (or be eligible for)

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, (Nelson 150 beds and Wairau hospital in Blenheim 88 beds), public health and a range of community services. The top of the South Island is renowned for its National Parks, access to outdoor recreational pursuits, arts, vineyards and much more.

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This position will be located at Nelson Hospital with the requirement to provide services at Wairau hospital on occasions.

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How to apply

For general enquiries please contact our recruitment team on or +64 3 546 1274. For role specific enquiries please contact Patrick Meffan, Urologist via or Gillian Champion, Surgical Service Manager via

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Closing date: Saturday, 6 April 2019.
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Vacancy contact details
Name Patrick Meffanan
Phone 035461274
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