Consultant General Surgeon
Workplace Whanganui District Health Board
Specialty General Surgery
Grading Specialist / Consultant
Commencement date Open
Hours per week 40
Application closing date 11 Dec 2020
Whanganui District Health Board (WDHB) is seeking applications from a suitably qualified and competent General Surgeon.
About the role:
We are looking for a highly motivated professional who has excellent communication skills.
The role is for a permanent, full-time position.
Applicants should be fellows of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (RACS) or have an equivalent overseas qualification.
About the organisation:
Wanganui Hospital is located on the west coast of New Zealand’s North Island, with a wide range of services including emergency medicine, general medicine, general surgery, orthopaedics, O&G, ENT, ophthalmology, dentistry, and psychiatry.
Our surgical department currently has a team of 4 surgeons supported by a training registrar and 2 non-training registrars.
Out of hours cover is supported by orthopaedic and surgical registrars.
Tertiary services such as cardio-thoracics, neurosurgery, paediatric surgery, and cardiology are provided for our patients in Wellington.
For the last 2 years, Whanganui was crowned the most beautiful small city at the Beautiful Awards, an annual competition that recognises the environmental excellence of individuals, groups, businesses, and schools. Towards the end of 2019, our district council was awarded the “best digital transformation” award. In a first for New Zealand, on 27 January 2020, Whanganui was accepted into the League of Historical Cities – an international affiliation of cities developed to recognise the value that historical urban areas bring to local and international communities.
Your move to Whanganui will allow you to experience a vast range of sights and entertainment in our region. It offers easily accessible mountains for skiing or hiking, lakes for fishing and boating, as well as beaches for surfing and quiet walks. The year-round temperate climate allows you to make the most of this healthy family-focused lifestyle. Whanganui also boasts an exciting arts community and facilities, a mix of local and traveling music talent, educational and sporting opportunities for all ages, historical buildings, and culture. Living in Whanganui, you will be two-and-half hours’ drive away from our capital city, Wellington or a 1-hour scenic flight to Auckland.
This excellent work/lifestyle balance for you and your family is further supported by a high quality of education at primary and secondary level, offered through both public and private schools.
How to apply:
All applicants must apply using the link below.
Please refer any queries to Tammy Annabell at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Vacancy number: SMO-GSURG-1120 Closing Date: 11 December 2020
Applicants should be fellows of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons or have an equivalent overseas qualification.