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Oral Maxillofacial Surgeon

Employer Hawkes Bay DHB
Workplace Hawke's Bay District Health Board
Specialty Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Term Permanent
Grading Specialist / Consultant
Hours per week 40
Commencement date Open
Application closing date Open
Employer Hawkes Bay DHB Workplace Hawke's Bay District Health Board
Specialty Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Term Permanent
Grading Specialist / Consultant Commencement date Open
Hours per week 40 Application closing date Open

Job description

Ehara taku toa i te toa takitahi. Engari, he toa takitini.

Success is not the work of one, but the work of many

We are seeking a Consultant Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon for Hawke's Bay District Health Board who shares our values of He kauanuanu - Respect, Ākina - Improvement, Rāranga te tira - Teamwork and Tauwhiro - Care.

The Hawke's Bay Health Board is an increasingly innovative organisation providing opportunities to make a difference to patients and to the wider health sector.

There is an exciting opportunity for an Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon to join Hawke's Bay District Health Board. This is a new 0.75 FTE / 30 hours per week appointment.

This is a permanent position however we are happy to consider fixed-term or other options.

The region

The hospital consistently attracts high calibre doctors because of what the region has to offer. With some of the best schools in New Zealand, easy commutes to and from work, access to beautiful beaches and sporting venues within one of the most temperate climates in New Zealand, Hawke's Bay is also famous for its wine, food, cultural events and outdoor recreational activities. It is a great place to bring up children.

The Hospital

Fallen Soldiers Memorial Hospital is the regional base hospital for Hawke's Bay. Situated in Hastings it is one of the largest provincial hospitals in New Zealand. It is a 400 bed accredited public facility providing acute and elective care for a region of over 160,000 people. The hospital is a modern facility, with excellent Intensive Care, Emergency Department facilities, and modern scanning equipment.

The job

The Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Service provides head and neck oncology (including skin cancer), trauma, congenital facial deformity correction and dentoalveolar surgical services for Hawke's Bay.There are excellent relationships with all medical and surgical services in the hospital and General Medical and Dental Practitioners in the region. In addition, there are strong ties to tertiary referral units. It is a busy unit, well supported and with exciting opportunities to expand.

The successful applicant must be registrable as an Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon with the Medical and Dental Councils of New Zealand and practice a broad range of oral and maxillofacial procedures, including head, neck and skin cancers, cranio maxillofacial surgery and ideally with subspecialty training.

Duties will include acute and elective work and 1:4 on call roster.The services, although under the Department of Surgery, has an excellent and important relationship with Oral Health Services.

If being part of a team, professionally and personally fulfilled in a tight knit rural community sounds like you, then please apply.

For further information about the position please contact:

Derek Goodisson

Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon


Mobile +64 27 2343472

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Name Derek Goodisson
Position Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon
Phone +64 27 2343472
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