General Surgeons 2 posts

Nelson (Region) (NZ)
13 Apr 2018
24 May 2018
General surgery
Contract Type
Full Time
  • Nelson Marlborough District Health Board (NMDHB)
  • Tenure: permanent positions
  • Location: Nelson and Marlborough

Two permanent positions for General Surgeons at Nelson Marlborough DHB, preferably with endoscopy capability
We are seeking two General Surgeons, preferably with endoscopy scoping capability, as permanent employees. One appointment will be based in Nelson and the other will be based in Blenheim, at Wairau Hospital. District-wide delivery will require you to work across both the Nelson and Marlborough sites, and to participate in the after-hours acute roster.

You will join a pro active team of eight general surgeons and one district-wide vascular surgeon supporting a population of around 140,000. The service provides the highest standard of care for our patients, while maintaining an excellent work-life balance.

You should be a Fellow of the RACS, or hold an equivalent specialist qualification, be eligible for vocational registration in NZ and have a current annual practising certificate. You will be competent over the range of general surgery and endoscopy.

The top of the South Island is renowned for National Parks, access to outdoor recreational pursuits, arts, vineyards and much more. The community has excellent options for schooling along with sporting and cultural facilities.

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Applications are only accepted online, so to apply or to view the position description please go to our careers website

Appointment and ongoing employment will be conditional upon criminal record/police checks. This may include checks under the Vulnerable Children Act 2014.

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Closing date: Thursday, 24 May 2018.

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Enquiries can be made to Human Resources Nelson telephone: 03 546 1274 or email

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