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Consultant Anesthetist – Capital & Coast District Health Board, Lower Hutt

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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.

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