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Kōrero mō te tūranga – About the role

Wellington Regional Hospital is one of the newest hospitals in New Zealand and one of five tertiary level teaching hospitals in the country. It is a state of the art facility with innovative models of care.

The Department of Anaesthesia and Pain Management, Capital and Coast District Health Board is seeking applications from Specialist Anaesthetists for a fixed-term (until April 2023) vacancy we currently have available. Clinical work will encompass anaesthesia for a wide range of surgical specialties, preoperative assessment of patients, involvement in acute postoperative pain management, and participation in an on-call roster. A challenging, tertiary level, case-mix is offered but can be tailored to the individuals past experience and areas of interest.

Capital and Coast District Health Board’s hospitals include Wellington Regional Hospital (servicing a tertiary population of 900,000) and Kenepuru Hospital (a secondary level community hospital). There are a total of 19 operating theatres.

The department provide anaesthesia for all surgical specialties with the exception of plastic surgery, paediatric cardiac surgery, and Heart and Lung Transplant Surgery.

The department has an active education programme that includes Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists fellowship training for 20 trainees, continuing education for specialists and participation in an on-site, high-fidelity simulation training suite (The Wellington Regional Centre for Simulation and Skills Education). The research and education centre provides opportunity to pursue research interests. An attractive employment package, including competitive allowances for on-call work and full-time commitment, is available.

Moū – About you

You will have the following:

  • Vocationally registered in anaesthesia with the Medical Council of New Zealand (MCNZ)
  • FANZCA or equivalent qualification and be able to register for vocational registration with the MCNZ
  • If apply from overseas, you must meet the New Zealand Immigration Service requirements
  • Be able to demonstrate collegial working relationships with multi-disciplinary teams

E pā ana ki a tatou – About us

Here at the 2DHBs (Capital & Coast District Health Board and Hutt Valley District Health Boards) we embrace diversity and welcome applications from all people, including all gender identities, ages, ethnicities, sexual orientations, disability and religions. A workforce that is diverse and inclusive means that we are better positioned to understand and serve our community.

The 2DHBs are pro-equity health organisation, with a particular focus on Māori, Pacific Peoples, and the Disability Community.

Me pēhea te tuku tono – How to apply

Click here to apply. For further information on this role please email sandra.tam@ccdhb.org.nz and indicate the job title and vacancy number in the subject line.

Please note we will be reviewing applications when received and will progress through the recruitment process.

We require all our employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. This includes the booster dose within six months of receiving the second dose of initial vaccination (for some people the initial vaccination will have comprised of three doses). We are not accepting applications that do not meet this criteria.

Ma tini, ma mano, ka rapa te whai

By joining together we will succeed

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Kōrero mō te tūranga – About the role

Wellington Regional Hospital is one of the newest hospitals in New Zealand and one of five tertiary level teaching hospitals in the country. It is a state of the art facility with innovative models of care.

The Department of Anaesthesia and Pain Management, Capital and Coast District Health Board is seeking applications from Specialist Cardiac/General Anaesthetists for a permanent vacancy we currently have available. Clinical work will encompass anaesthesia for a wide range of surgical specialties, preoperative assessment of patients, involvement in acute postoperative pain management, and participation in an on-call roster. A challenging, tertiary level, case-mix is offered but can be tailored to the individuals past experience and areas of interest.

Capital and Coast District Health Board’ hospitals include Wellington Regional Hospital (servicing a tertiary population of 900,000) and Kenepuru Hospital (a secondary level community hospital). There are a total of 19 operating theatres.

The department provide anaesthesia for all surgical specialties with the exception of plastic surgery, paediatric cardiac surgery, and Heart and Lung Transplant Surgery.

The department has an active education programme that includes Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists fellowship training for 20 trainees, continuing education for specialists and participation in an on-site, high-fidelity simulation training suite (The Wellington Regional Centre for Simulation and Skills Education). The research and education centre provides opportunity to pursue research interests. An attractive employment package, including competitive allowances for on-call work and full-time commitment, is available.

Moū – About you

  • Vocationally registered in anaesthesia with the Medical Council of New Zealand (MCNZ)
  • FANZCA or equivalent qualification and be able to register for vocational registration with the MCNZ
  • If apply from overseas, you must meet the New Zealand Immigration Service requirements
  • Be able to demonstrate collegial working relationships with multi-disciplinary teams

E pā ana ki a tatou – About us

Here at the 2DHBs (Capital and Coast District Health Board and Hutt Valley District Health Boards) we embrace diversity and welcome applications from all people, including all gender identities, ages, ethnicities, sexual orientations, disability and religions. A workforce that is diverse and inclusive means that we are better positioned to understand and serve our community.

The 2DHBs are pro-equity health organisation, with a particular focus on Māori, Pacific Peoples, and the Disability Community.

Me pēhea te tuku tono – How to apply

Click here to to apply. For further information on this role please email sandra.tam@ccdhb.org.nz and indicate the job title and vacancy number in the subject line.

Please note we will be reviewing applications when received and will progress through the recruitment process.

We require all our employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. This includes the booster dose within six months of receiving the second dose of initial vaccination (for some people the initial vaccination will have comprised of three doses). We are not accepting applications that do not meet this criteria.

Ma tini, ma mano, ka rapa te whai

By joining together we will succeed

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Kōrero mō te tūranga – About the role

We’re seeking someone with expertise in anaesthetic and intensive care services to join our team at Hutt Valley District Health Board in Lower Hutt City.

You’ll be responsible for the provision of anaesthetic and intensive care services including day case anaesthetics, theatre sessions, outpatient anaesthetic assessment clinics, critical care and sedation services and acute pain management. Experience in Paediatrics, Intensive Care or Obstetrics anaesthesia is preferred.

You must be highly motivated and enthusiastic, competent to provide level 1 ICU care, vocationally registered (or eligible) in New Zealand with FANZCA (or equivalent) and willing to take a lead in quality development and teaching

Mō tō mātou rōpū – About our team

We are a busy 260-bed facility providing secondary services for Lower and Upper Hutt cities. and we are the tertiary centre for regional plastics, oral maxillofacial, burns and rheumatology services. We have a suite of 8 operating rooms and 8-bed ICU/HDU. There are 8000+ operative procedures per year in General Surgery, Orthopaedics, ENT, Gynaecology, Dental, Plastics, reconstruction and OMF, and we have 1,800 deliveries annually in the Obstetric Unit and 600 admissions to the ICU each year.

Moū – About you

You will have the following:

  • Must be vocationally registered in anaesthesia with the Medical Council of New Zealand (MCNZ)
  • FANZCA or equivalent qualification and be able to register for vocational registration with the MCNZ
  • For overseas candidates, you must meet the New Zealand Immigration Service requirements
  • Ability to work independently
  • Able to provide consistently high standards of medical care
  • Relevant experience and training

E pā ana ki a tatou – About us

Here at the 2DHBs (Capital and Coast District Health Board and Hutt Valley District Health Boards) we embrace diversity and welcome applications from all people, including all gender identities, ages, ethnicities, sexual orientations, disability and religions. A workforce that is diverse and inclusive means that we are better positioned to understand and serve our community.

The 2DHBs are pro-equity health organisation, with a particular focus on Māori, Pacific Peoples, and the Disability Community.

Me pēhea te tuku tono – How to apply

Click here to send your application directly to us. For further information on this role please email sandra.tam@ccdhb.org.nz and indicate the job title and vacancy number in the subject line.

Please note we will be reviewing applications when received and will progress through the recruitment process.

We require all our employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. This includes the booster dose within six months of receiving the second dose of initial vaccination (for some people the initial vaccination will have comprised of three doses). We are not accepting applications that do not meet this criteria.

Ma tini, ma mano, ka rapa te whai

By joining together we will succeed

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Nelson Marlborough Health seeks two experienced Anaesthetists with Intensive Care skill sets to join both the Anaesthesia and Intensive Care teams

  • Two permanent, part-time positions of 0.75 FTE (60 hours a fortnight)
  • Join a team of talented individuals who work together to make a positive difference
  • Make a lifestyle choice – live and work in one of New Zealand’s most sought after regions
  • Nelson Hospital, Nelson, New Zealand

Ngā mōhiohio e pā ana ki tēnei mahi (About this position)

The successful candidates will do the following:

  • Deliver quality services to improve heath of the population in the Nelson region
  • Work with both the Intensive Care and Anaesthesia teams
  • Join a team of two Intensivists. The main proportion of time will be working in the ICU environment
  • Participate in an Intensive Care daytime roster and an Intensive Care after-hours 1:7 on call roster. The FTE allocated also allows NMDHB the opportunity to address acute surgery flow with any clinical time not undertaken in the ICU environment being undertaken across day time anaesthesia, with a supportive anaesthesia team of 16

 

Ko wai he kaitono tōtika? (Who is an appropriate applicant?)

The ideal candidate will do the following:

  • Bring their expertise and experience to an acute secondary care hospital and contribute to advanced care of the acute patients in the region
  • Senior experience in Intensive Care Medicine is essential as you will be working across both the Anaesthesia and Intensive Care teams
  • Hold Fellowship of the Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists (FANZCA) or equivalent
  • Be eligible for an Annual Practising Certificate with a vocational scope of Anaesthesia with the Medical Council of New Zealand
  • Fit into a cohesive team culture of collaborative practice, openness, humour and respect across disciplines
  • Collegiality and collaboration across all disciplines are key to our delivery of a successful service to our patients and our community. A strong sense of community and belonging is reflected in everything we do. If this sounds like the sort of environment that you will thrive in, then we want to hear from you!

Eligibility for Medical Council of New Zealand registration can be checked via this link https://www.mcnz.org.nz/registration/getting-registered/tool/

Ngā huanga o tēnei mahi (The benefits of this position)

The salary for this position is based on the current Senior Medical and Dental Officer collective agreement dependent on skills, experience, and vocational registration in NZ. Link

In addition to your salary you will have the following:

  • Receive a generous annual allowance cover your continued medical education expenses (including associated travel and accommodation costs) as well as paid time off to attend events including international conferences
  • Have access to an employer matched Superannuation contribution of up to six percent of annual earnings
  • Be reimbursed competitive relocation, accommodation and car rental expenses (conditions apply)

This is an incredible region of Aotearoa – New Zealand with a lovely climate boasting some of the highest annual sunshine hours year after year and is a wonderful place to work and enjoy life. The schools are excellent, and Nelson is well connected to the rest of New Zealand and the world via its centrally located and well served domestic airport terminal.

There are three national parks nearby providing ample opportunities for quality family-time and appreciation of nature’s wonders. The region is renowned for its breath-taking natural landscapes, with stunning geography capturing everything from unbelievably long golden beaches to rugged mountains and untouched forests.

These magnificent features offer endless opportunities for mountain biking, walking/hiking, water sports and skiing. The region is also well known for its café culture, wineries, art, crafts, and relaxed lifestyle. To explore all these ingredients for a better work/life balance, please visit https://www.nelsontasman.nz/ and https://www.newzealand.com/nz/nelson-tasman/

Ā mātou rōpū (About our team)

Nelson Marlborough Health is the main health provider for the region serving a population of approximately 150,000. Nearly 3,000 strong, we are the largest employer in the region. Our main locations are Nelson and Wairau Hospitals but we are spread across the region and service all parts of the community. Our work can be challenging, but we are up for it. We have a great team and we work hard to make a difference. We value integrity, innovation, respect and teamwork.

Ētahi atu mōhiohio (More information)

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC34XErxkHJ5YAn59o6SrhnA

Me pēhea ahau e tono ai? (How do I apply?)

For general enquiries please contact our recruitment team on vacancies@nmdhb.govt.nz or +64 3 546 1274.

For role specific information please contact the following:

Keen to apply now, please fill in our online application form https://nmdhb.careercentre.net.nz. Application via email is not considered.

Please note: In line with the COVID-19Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Amendment Order 2021 all NMH staff are required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 with the approved vaccines.

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Applications close Thursday, 12 May 2022.

Nelson Marlborough Health strongly endorses Te Tiriti o Waitangi.

We believe that to achieve equity in health outcomes for Māori we need a workforce reflective of the population it serves. We strongly encourage applications from candidates who identify as Māori and we recruit for cultural competence.

He waka eke noa. We are all in this together.

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Anaesthesia Fellowships – Department of Anaesthesia and Perioperative Medicine

Location: Waitemata DHB, Auckland.

Waitemata District Health Board (WDHB) provides healthcare to the northern and western regions of Auckland and is the largest DHB in New Zealand by population. Our primary site is North Shore Hospital, Takapuna, Auckland. We provide anaesthesia services for a broad range of surgical specialties including colorectal, upper GI, liver resections, breast, complex endocrine, bariatric, adult and paediatric ENT, urology, obstetrics & gynaecology, and orthopaedic procedures.

We are seeking suitable candidates for our Anaesthesia Fellow posts for 12 months from 31 January 2023. We offer the following fellowships:

  • Regional Anaesthesia (6-12 months)
  • Upper GI Anaesthesia (6-12 months)
  • Pain Medicine (6-12 months)
  • Obstetric Anaesthesia (6-12 months)
  • Perioperative Medicine (12 months)
  • Medical Education in Anaesthesia (12 months)
  • General – with possible subspecialty interest areas (6-12 months)

Our General fellowship can accommodate a range of interest areas, including Sustainability in Anaesthesia.

Eligibility for registration with the Medical Council of New Zealand is essential. The aims & objectives of each fellowship are included in the detailed position description available by clicking on the link below.

A research project / audit or department project is expected to form part of each role.

When applying, please include an updated CV with a cover letter. The cover letter should include a preference ranking for the fellowships on offer along with reasons for your preferences.

To view the position description for the Fellowship please click here.

Please apply online at www.wdhbcareers.com and email your CV and cover letter to Dr Julia Foley at Julia.Foley2@waitematadhb.govt.nz.

For more information about the role please contact us via the email above. Further information can also be viewed at www.waitemata-anaesthesia.com.

Closing Date: 29 April 2022

Job Code: WDHB13692

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Nelson Marlborough Health seeks three experienced, permanent Specialist Anaesthetists to join the Anaesthesia team in Wairau Hospital

  • Join a team of eight Anaesthetists (FANZCA or equivalent)
  • 1:8 after hours on-call roster
  • Be part of a supportive multidisciplinary team
  • Enjoy the lifestyle the Marlborough region has to offer
  • Wairau Hospital, Blenheim, New Zealand

Ngā mōhiohio e pā ana ki tēnei mahi (About this position)

  • The successful candidates will have the following:
  • Deliver quality services to improve health of the population in Marlborough region
  • Participate in the 1:8 Anaesthetics on-call after hour’s roster to support other departments including: emergency department, medical, obstetrics (including epidurals), and paediatric patients requiring anaesthetic support
  • Undertake daytime acute and elective theatres, pre-anaesthetic check clinics, duty and acute anaesthetist responsibilities. When rostered to elective theatres you will work with multidisciplinary team including General Surgery, Orthopaedic, Gynaecology, Obstetrics, Ophthalmology, ENT, Dental, and Urology specialities
  • Supervise and participate in teaching junior medical workforce on ED or medical rotations
  • Enjoy working and living in one of New Zealand’s most sought after regions

Ko wai he kaitono tōtika? (Who is an appropriate applicant?)

The ideal applicants will do the following:

  • Bring your Anaesthesia expertise to an acute secondary care hospital and contribute to critical care to the patients in the Marlborough region
  • Hold Fellowship of the Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists (FANZCA), or equivalent
  • Be eligible for an Annual Practising Certificate and vocational registration of Anaesthesia with the Medical Council of New Zealand
  • Fit into a cohesive team of collaborative practice, bringing your personality, humour, and respect across all specialties

If this sounds like the sort of environment that you will thrive in, then we want to hear from you!

Ngā huanga o tēnei mahi (The benefits of this position)

The salary for this position is based on the current Senior Medical Officer collective agreement dependent on skills, experience, and vocational registration in NZ.

In addition to your salary you will receive the following:

  • Receive a generous annual allowance to cover your continued medical education expenses (including associated travel and accommodation costs) as well as paid time off to attend events including international conferences
  • Receive an after-hours on call allowance
  • Have access to an employer matched Superannuation contribution of up to six percent of annual earnings
  • Be reimbursed competitive relocation, accommodation and car rental expenses (conditions apply)

This is an incredible region of Aotearoa – New Zealand with a lovely climate boasting some of the highest annual sunshine hours year after year and is a wonderful place to work and enjoy life. Blenheim offers all the attraction and convenience one would expect with close proximity to the Marlborough Sounds and National Parks. For overseas applicants the Marlborough region is similar to the North of France / Italy.

Marlborough offers an amazing friendly and safe community to raise a family and enjoy ‘kiwilife’ at its best. Marlborough has 20% of New Zealand’s coastline and boasts 2400 sunshine hours per year. It is unrivalled in the array of easily accessible leisure pursuits and outdoor activities it provides, sailing and mountain biking, hiking being very popular.

The region offers endless opportunities for walking/tramping in the Nelson Lakes National Park and picturesque Abel Tasman, water sports in the Marlborough Sounds, and skiing nearby St Arnaud. The region is also well known for its award-winning wineries, art, local theatre and convention centre hosting visiting shows, and relaxed lifestyle. To explore all these ingredients for a better work/life balance, please visit marlboroughnz.com/live-work/.

Ā mātou rōpū (About our team)

Nelson Marlborough Health is the main health provider for the region serving a population of approximately 150,000. Nearly 3,000 strong, we are the largest employer in the region. Our main locations are Nelson and Wairau Hospitals but we are spread across the region and service all parts of the community. Our work can be challenging, but we are up for it. We have a great team and we work hard to make a difference. We value integrity, innovation, respect and teamwork.

Ētahi atu mōhiohio (More information)

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC34XErxkHJ5YAn59o6SrhnA

Me pēhea ahau e tono ai? (How do I apply?)

For general enquiries please contact our recruitment team on vacancies@nmdhb.govt.nz or +64 3 546 1274.

For role specific information please contact: – Gillian Champion – Manager Surgical Services Gillian.Champion@nmdhb.govt.nz or – Dr Dave Sandford – Head of Department- Anaesthesia david.sandford@nmdhb.govt.nz.

To apply please follow the link to complete our online application form Anaesthetists – Wairau Hospital, Blenheim – NMDHB (careercentre.net.nz). Applications via email will not be considered.

Please note: In line with the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Amendment Order 2021 all NMH staff are required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 with the approved vaccines.

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Applications close on Sunday, 8 May 2022.

Nelson Marlborough Health strongly endorses Te Tiriti o Waitangi.

We believe that to achieve equity in health outcomes for Māori we need a workforce reflective of the population it serves. We strongly encourage applications from candidates who identify as Māori and we recruit for cultural competence.

He waka eke noa. We are all in this together.

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Requirements for applying for jobs in New Zealand

In New Zealand, all applications to assess international specialist qualifications must be submitted to the Medical Council of New Zealand (MCNZ).

If an application is accepted, the MCNZ will work with the Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists who will evaluate the ability of a specialist to practice as an unsupervised specialised anaesthetist at a standard comparable to that required of a Fellow of the College.  Therefore, your first step is to contact MCNZ.

The College also provides information on their website. Learn more at ANZCA.

The New Zealand Society of Anaesthetists (NZSA) represents medically registered Anaesthetists in New Zealand and promotes patient safety. Our mission is to serve our membership through advocacy, education and strengthening the anaesthesia community, and in turn the wellbeing of patients.

We are proud to represent anaesthetists in New Zealand and hope that if you do proceed with New Zealand registration you consider becoming an NZSA member.

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We will also include links to the vacancies in our members’ e-newsletter which is sent out regularly.  If you wish to place an advertisement, please email membership@anaesthesia.nz with your vacancy and billing details and the period you wish to advertise for.