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Hawke's Bay (NZ)
22 Feb 2018
18 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Part Time

Ehara taku toa i te toa takitahi. Engari, he toa takitini.
Success is not the work of one, but the work of many.

We are seeking a Urologist to join our team. This is a new position at Hawke’s Bay Regional and is part-time up to 0.75FTE.

This is an exciting opportunity for a specialist who is committed to providing an excellent urology service working with the current urology team.

As a Specialist in Urology you will work with the other three specialists in the Department to provide clinical services that include outpatient and inpatient management of people requiring specialist urology care as well as giving phone advice to GP’s and other medical colleagues.

A specialist interest in urological oncology including laparoscopy is required.

Services provided include:

  • outpatient clinics involving consultations (first assessments and follow-ups) and procedures (cystoscopy, prostate biopsy, urodynamics, etc ) as well as arranging of investigations and planning treatment. Non-contact assessments and advice will also be required as you decide
  • consultations and opinions for inpatient management are conducted in cooperation with the unit registrar (Australasian urology trainee)
  • urology on call roster of 1 in 4, or 1 in 3, depending on the leave situation of all urology consultants
  • urology acute and elective operations (regular elective half day list).

The Urologist Outpatient Clinics are provided in Hastings.

Our District Health Board is large enough to provide variety and depth of work experience, with good support and supervision, yet small enough to be a friendly team with good social interaction. Hawke's Bay Hospital is a 400 bed hospital providing acute and elective care for the Hawke's Bay region. We have strengthening Primary and Community health services and an increasingly integrated approach to health and health care.

The District Health Board (DHB) is a teaching DHB in partnership with Wellington Medical School, University of Otago and the local EIT.

You won't find this opportunity just anywhere, and when you combine this with the chance to live in New Zealand's own piece of paradise, you have to ask yourself "why work anywhere else"? Take a stroll through the Hawke's Bay Tourism website and get yourself to Hawke's Bay! Our region has a population of 162,000 people, most of whom live in or around the twin cities of Hastings and Napier, but we also offer rural living. It is a great place to bring up children with a number of excellent schools and modern amenities. There is a strong sense of community in Hawke's Bay.

The roles offer a great opportunity to develop your career, enjoy the benefits of a fantastic region and achieve a desirable work life balance.

Applications for the above position are invited from Registered Medical Practitioners who have advanced training in Urology, Fellow of the RACS and are eligible for vocational registration with the Medical Council of New Zealand.

If you have any questions about this position, please contact Leanne Shaw, email: Leanne.shaw@hawkesbaydhb.govt.nz

For a copy of the Position Profile please visit our website by clicking on the apply button. 

Applications close Sunday, 18 March 2018.

The Values of the Hawke's Bay health sector are:
He kauanuanu - Respect
Ākina - Improvement
Rāranga te tira - Teamwork
Tauwhiro - Care