General Surgeon

New Zealand (NZ)
27 Apr 2018
24 May 2018
General surgery
Contract Type
Part Time

Nelson Marlborough District Health Board (NMDHB)

Tenure: 0.8 permanent position (64 hours a fortnight)

Location: Nelson Hospital

We are seeking to employ a permanent 0.8FTE General Surgeon with Upper Gastro-intestinal skills. Experience in upper GI endoscopy is essential (ERCP excluded), with lower GI endoscopy skills desirable.

This is a district wide appointment, based at Nelson Hospital. You will join a proactive and expanding team of eight general surgeons and one district-wide vascular surgeon supporting a population of around 145,000 across the top of the South Island. The service provides the highest standard of care for our patients, while maintaining an excellent work-life balance.

You will be required to participate in the after-hours roster. We have registrar support (SET two or three) cover available whilst on-call.

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, upper GI and endoscopy.

We invite you to view our short 'Careers at Nelson Marlborough Health' video clip:

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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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.

Online application, CV and cover letter are required before your application can be processed.

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

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