We are the union for salaried doctors and dentists.

We promote, protect and support the interests of our members in all aspects of their working lives. We are working for an equitable, accessible public health care system that meets the needs of all New Zealanders.

Filter jobs
Click here to view ASMS’ advice for international medical graduates looking for work in New Zealand.
Job listing

Paediatric Surgeon

Employer Capital & Coast DHB
Workplace Wellington
Specialty Paediatric Surgery
Term Permanent
Grading Specialist / Consultant
Hours per week 40
Commencement date Open
Application closing date 05 Dec 2021
Employer Capital & Coast DHB Workplace Wellington
Specialty Paediatric Surgery Term Permanent
Grading Specialist / Consultant Commencement date Open
Hours per week 40 Application closing date 05 Dec 2021

Job description

Nau mai, haere mai ki Ūpoko ki te uru hauora

Location: Wellington Regional Hospital

Service: Paediatric Surgery

Contract: Permanent, full time

About the role

Our role would be suited to someone who is interested in developing and leading the Paediatric Surgical team at CCDHB. Changes to the model of care for Paediatric Surgery in the Central Region of New Zealand has seen a need to provide outreach surgery at home District Health Boards. Currently children often travel for surgery, however outreach Paediatric Clinics are already provided to regional DHBs. The service requires someone who can progress new initiatives and lead the service into the future.

The team consists of five full-time surgeons to provide paediatric surgery to the lower half of the North Island of New Zealand. The service covers specialities in paediatric surgery including urology, neonatal surgery, chest wall and thoracic surgery. Tertiary child cancer service, including surgery, for CCDHB is provided by Canterbury DHB.

What you'll do

As part of your role you will be seeing patients at local and regional clinics and operating at Wellington, Kenepuru Hospitals and Central Region DHBs. You will also be part of a team and will include working and teaching junior staff and medical students from the University of Otago at Wellington. Our ideal candidate will move into the Clinical Leadership role within Paediatric Surgery.

Skills & Experience

Experienced Paediatric Surgeon who is interested in clinical leadership
Have a sub-speciality interest in paediatric urology with emphasis on hypospadias surgery
About us

Capital and Coast DHB (CCDHB) is located centrally in Wellington and has over 6,000 full-time equivalent staff, making us one of the major employers 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.

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.

We are a pro-equity Health Organisation, with a particular focus on Māori and Pacific Peoples.

How to Apply

Please complete an online CCDHB application form by clicking the 'Apply Now' button. Note: For tracking and evaluation purposes, all applications must be submitted via our on-line process.

For further information on this role, please email and indicate the job title and vacancy number SMO79-21 in the subject line.

We will be looking at applications as they are received so please apply early.

Ma tini, ma mano, ka rapa te whai

By joining together we will succeed

Have any questions?
Vacancy contact details
Name Tamzyn Luafalealo
Position Recruitment Advisor
Phone (04) 806 2547
Fill out the form below to message the vacancy contact