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Consultant Anaesthetist (12-months fixed-term) – Capital & Coast DHB

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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.

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