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Consultant Urologist

Employer Taranaki DHB
Workplace Taranaki District Health Board
Specialty Urology
Term Permanent
Grading Specialist / Consultant
Hours per week 40
Commencement date Open
Application closing date Open
Employer Taranaki DHB Workplace Taranaki District Health Board
Specialty Urology Term Permanent
Grading Specialist / Consultant Commencement date Open
Hours per week 40 Application closing date Open

Job description

Taranaki Base Hospital, New Plymouth
Fixed term contract for one year with view permanent post if suitable
up to 1.0 FTE

Applications are invited for the post of Consultant Urologist. This is a fantastic opportunity to grow Urological services for Taranaki. The successful candidate will join the Department of Surgery along with our current Urologist.

The successful applicant should have comprehensive experience and training in general Urology and must have vocational registration or equivalent qualifications. The Surgical Department has a strong track record with audit and the post holder will be expected to participate and contribute to the departments activities including registrar teaching, audit and medical student teaching.

The position is available on a full-time basis however applications will be considered from candidates wishing to work on a part time basis with private practice.

A new inpatient Clinical Service Block was opened in 2013 with 6 wards and a Theatre Block comprising 6 Theatres, 12 bed PACU 1, 24 bed PACU 2, 2 Endoscopy/procedure rooms. An interventional suite and digital radiology facilities are well established. There are excellent links for tertiary services in Hamilton, Wellington and Auckland. IT services are a priority and there is a strategic plan to innovate in the area of integrated information and technology. We have recently been approved to complete our re-development scheduled for completion in 2023.

We host medical students from the University of Auckland. You will enjoy the benefits of teaching and supervising years 5 and 6, while having access to the University’s up to date resources.

The Taranaki District Health Board is a large organisation (2,100 staff) operating in the exciting, changing health sector.

In Taranaki, it is easy to achieve an enviable lifestyle without having to compromise your career path. The region’s amazing mountain, rivers, lakes, fantastic coastline and outstanding surfing and tramping opportunities, masses of parks and gardens, as well as a major events calendar, make it a great place to live and work. Click on this link to see more about our region: http://liveandwork.taranaki.info/

If you would like to make an application to this position please click on "Apply Online" from this page.

To discuss the post informally please contact James Johnston, Consultant Urologist by email: james.johnston@tdhb.org.nz

Qualifications required

The successful applicant should have comprehensive experience and training in general Urology and must have vocational registration or equivalent qualifications. The Surgical Department has a strong track record with audit and the post holder will be expected to participate and contribute to the departments activities including registrar teaching, audit and medical student teaching.
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Vacancy contact details
Name Charles Hunt
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Phone 006467536139 Ext: 8464
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