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Consultant General Surgeon - Upper GI

Employer Southern DHB
Workplace Dunedin Hospital
Specialty Gastroenterology
Term Permanent
Grading Specialist / Consultant
Hours per week 40
Commencement date Open
Application closing date 26 May 2021
Employer Southern DHB Workplace Dunedin Hospital
Specialty Gastroenterology Term Permanent
Grading Specialist / Consultant Commencement date Open
Hours per week 40 Application closing date 26 May 2021

Job description

General Surgeon – Upper GI
• Dunedin Hospital
• Permanent, Fulltime

Our District Health Board covers the largest geographical catchment of all the DHB’s in New Zealand. We deliver to a population of approximately 329,000 people over the Otago and Southland regions, through two main centres, Dunedin and Invercargill. We proudly provide quality healthcare to our population.

We are currently seeking expressions of interest from registered Medical Practitioners who currently hold a Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons or expect to qualify within the next two years, and would like to join us no later than 2024. The ideal applicants will be General Surgeons with a specialty interest in Upper GI surgery, and are happy to take part in the general surgery call roster.

Dunedin Hospital is a 350 bed tertiary hospital situated in the centre of the city, we are currently at the beginning of the process of building a new state of the art Hospital close to the original facilities. Southern DHB has close links to the University of Otago, and the Otago Medical School, one of New Zealand’s leading research Institutes.

Dunedin is a great little city with a big town feel and well known for its Southern Hospitality. Good schools, good transportation, safe city, cultural events, music, art, international cuisine, and outdoor activities. If you are considering a move down south, feel free to come and talk to us about the job, the schools, the university, and the recreational potential that Dunedin and its surrounds possess.

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Closing Date: Wednesday, 26 May 2021

For further information please contact Agatha Chen, Recruitment Advisor, (03) 470 9604

Pre-Employment checks
In the interests of protecting our people and our patients, all appointments will be subject to:
• Occupational Health Assessment
• Police Vetting / Ministry of Justice safety checks
• Serious misconduct checks (previous Public Service departments and statutory Crown entities only)

To Apply: We only accept online applications. Please apply via our website:
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Vacancy contact details
Name Agatha Chen
Position SMO Recruitment Advisor
Phone +6434709604
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