Specialist Anaesthetist

Invercargill (Locality), Southland (NZ)
16 Jan 2019
17 Feb 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Permanent, full-time

Once you get here, you’ll wonder why you haven’t lived here all your life. Southland Hospital is the base hospital for a wide geographical area, creating enormous scope for variety in the work of a talented professional like you. Based in Invercargill, a small city, you’ll have the freedom to enjoy an excellent work/life balance and overall lifestyle. If you have a family, they’ll also enjoy the great community spirit, sporting opportunities and schooling available.

Our hospital, rebuilt in late 2004, is a state-of-the-art facility that provides healthcare to a population of 105,000 located in the lower South Island. Together with the latest in PACS digital radiology, MRI, CT and iSOFT patient management system, there’s no better place to take a leading role in maintaining and enhancing our already comprehensive Anaesthetic service, while taking the initiative in developing new ones.

You’ll share responsibility for the specialist anaesthetic assessment and care of patients at Southland Hospital. Here, you’ll apply your expert knowledge of modern techniques - from pre-operative assessment and operating theatre services to obstetric analgesia, Intensive Care and Emergency Department Resuscitation. You will also be involved in teaching Anaesthetic Registrars in the ANZCA accredited department. 

Southland offers a wide range of recreational activities. It is home to two of New Zealand’s national parks offering superb hiking and scenery, whilst internationally acclaimed fishing and a wide range of other outdoor pursuits are also available. Five top New Zealand snowboarding/skiing destinations are also within easy driving distance.

Recognised as an ideal place to raise a family, Invercargill is a modern city offering access to outstanding leisure pursuits and a caring, safe community. The city also has superb facilities such as the brand new indoor velodrome and sporting complex, excellent schools and an enterprising, innovative tertiary education provider, where free fees exist.

An outstanding team player and capable leader, you’ll have the energy to make a positive difference with both patients and colleagues alike. In addition to enjoying a challenging workload and an exceptional quality of life, you can look forward to a highly competitive pay rate and a culture where staff are included, valued and respected for their expertise. 

Preference will be given to applicants who hold a current vocational registration with the Medical Council of New Zealand.

Candidates who are not currently registered with the Medical Council of New Zealand (MCNZ) should be aware it is the requirement of the MCNZ that your qualifications are approved through EPIC. If you have a commitment to working in New Zealand it is highly recommended that you start this process as soon as possible, so as to allow your subsequent registration to be undertaken in a timely fashion. For more information please visit the MCNZ website www.mcnz.org.nz

Closing date: Sunday, 17 February 2019.

Candidates please note that screening of applications will be ongoing throughout this advertising period and our advertising will be removed from the Southern DHB website in the event of the role being filled.

For further information please contact Milair Ryalls, Recruitment Advisor – Senior Medical Officers, phone +64 3 470 9604 or email: milair.ryalls@southerndhb.govt.nz 

To Apply: 

We only accept online applications. Please apply via our website by clicking the apply button.

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