Consultant - General Surgery (Oncoplastic breast surgeon)

Location
Wellington (NZ)
Posted
13 Feb 2019
Closes
08 Mar 2019
Ref
SMO07-19
Specialty
General surgery
Career Level
Consultant
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

About the role

The successful applicant will be part of a dynamic team providing surgical care to people within the Wellington Region. The breast team provides care to both people within the Wellington Region and the central region. We are keen to recruit a dynamic surgeon who is skilled in oncoplastic breast surgery and is able to take part in the general acute roster. You will be joining a friendly, welcoming team who prides itself on clinical excellence and innovation. This role sits within the general surgical service.

The applicant will be responsible for providing consultant services that facilitate the provision of appropriate quality general services to the patients who come under his/her care, and for training of Registrars in accordance with the requirements of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons.

This role joins a service with a total staff of ten consultants, and Resident Medical Officers (RMO). This position reports to the Clinical Leader, General Surgery and Operations Manager, Surgery.

Duties

  • Outpatient clinical duties
  • Operating lists
  • Ward rounds
  • Teaching and mentoring

Skills and experience

  • Vocationally registered in general surgery with the Medical Council of New Zealand (MCNZ)
  • Subspecialty in oncoplastic breast surgery
  • Relevant experience
  • FRACS General Surgery or equivalent and be able to register for vocational registration with the MCNZ

About the organisation

Capital and Coast District Health Board (CCDHB) is located centrally in Wellington and has the equivalent of around 4,300 full time staff, making us a major employer in the Wellington region. CCDHB operates two hospitals - Wellington Regional Hospital in Newtown and Kenepuru Hospital in Porirua - as well as the Kapiti Health Centre at Paraparaumu.

The Mental Health, Addiction and Intellectual Disability Service (MHAIDS) spans three DHBs - Wairarapa, Hutt Valley and Capital and Coast DHB's and includes local, regional, and national services. The local MHAIDS services are provided from multiple sites within the 3DHB sub-region - greater Wellington, Hutt Valley and Wairarapa. Te Korowai Whariki services include regional forensic and rehabilitation services covering the Central region while the intellectual disability services extend the length and breadth of the country from six bases located in Whangarei, Auckland, Cambridge, Wellington, Christchurch, and Dunedin.

The core business of the service is the provision of quality specialist services, integrated with primary and secondary providers in the communities we serve.

CCDHB provides a range of specialist services including neurosurgery, oncology, neonatal intensive care and community-based services including district nursing, rehabilitation services, social work, alcohol and drug services, and home support services to a population of around 900,000 people.

Wellington is New Zealand's capital city, a cultural and cosmopolitan epicentre renowned for its vibrant cafés, restaurants, international sporting and cultural events set in a beautiful natural harbour. With easy access to vineyards in the Wairarapa and beaches on the Kapiti Coast, there's plenty of opportunity for adventure or simply to relax and unwind.

How to apply

Applications will not be accepted via email. All candidates applying for any of our current vacancies must complete an online CCDHB application form by clicking the 'Apply Now' button.

Applications close on Friday, 8 March 2019.

Please ensure your uploaded CV and cover letter is in either Word or PDF format. For further information on this role, please email sandra.tam@ccdhb.org.nz and please indicate the vacancy number (SMO07-19) and job title in the subject line.