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Locum Consultant Otolaryngologist (ENT)/Kaipoka upoko Mātanga

Employer Capital & Coast DHB
Workplace Wellington Hospital
Specialty Otolaryngology
Term Locum
Grading Specialist / Consultant
Hours per week 32
Commencement date 24 Feb 2020
Application closing date 04 Dec 2019
Employer Capital & Coast DHB Workplace Wellington Hospital
Specialty Otolaryngology Term Locum
Grading Specialist / Consultant Commencement date 24 Feb 2020
Hours per week 32 Application closing date 04 Dec 2019

Job description

Nau mai, haere mai ki Ūpoko ki te uru hauora.

Location: Wellington

Contract: Fixed term - 4 months starting February 2020 to June 2020. Part time - 0.8 FTE


An opportunity exists for a general Otolaryngologist (ENT) Surgeon to join our team of Otolaryngologist specialists for 6 months.

The ENT service provides for the management of disorders of the ear, nose and throat, and associated head and neck conditions. ENT provides a comprehensive inpatient and outpatient service for the greater Wellington region.

As a senior medical officer, you will be responsible for providing a high standard of clinical practice and expertise to the patients under your care. It is essential that you are eligible for vocational registration with the Medical Council of New Zealand. You will be known by your peers as someone who is able to work within a multi-disciplinary environment, being able to engage with a number of different people from various backgrounds. You will also be expected to participate in the supervision and instruction of junior doctors within the service.


- In-patient care
- Backfill to theatre
- Backfill to outpatients
- Support to on call roster


- Vocationally registered in Otolaryngology with the Medical Council of New Zealand (MCNZ)
- FRACS or equivalent qualification and be able to register for vocational registration with the MCNZ
- Relevant training and experience


Capital and Coast DHB (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.

The Mental Health, Addiction and Intellectual Disability Service (MHAIDS) spans three DHBs - Wairarapa, Hutt Valley and Capital and Coast DHB’s and includes local, regional, and national services. The local MHAIDS services are provided from multiple sites within the 3DHB sub-region – greater Wellington, Hutt Valley and Wairarapa. Te Korowai Whariki services include regional forensic and rehabilitation services covering the Central region while the intellectual disability services extend the length and breadth of the country from six bases located in Whangarei, Auckland, Cambridge, Wellington, Christchurch, and Dunedin.

Here at CCDHB we embrace diversity and welcome applications from people of all gender identities, ages, ethnicities, sexual orientations, disability and religions. A workforce that is diverse and inclusive means that we are better positioned to understand and serve our community. CCDHB is a pro-equity Health Organisation, with a particular focus on Māori and Pacific Peoples.

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 renowned for its vibrant cafés, restaurants, international sporting and cultural events set in a beautiful natural harbour. 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.

Please note we will be considering applications as they are submitted.

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 (SMO61-19) and job title in the subject line.

Ma tini, ma mano, ka rapa te whai

By joining together we will succeed

Qualifications required

Specialist qualification in Otolaryngology
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Name Sandra Tam
Position SMO recruitment advisor
Phone (04) 806 2547
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