Orthopaedic Surgeon

Christchurch (Locality), Canterbury (NZ)
05 Mar 2019
02 Apr 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Our Purpose: Why we do it

When you work with the Canterbury District Health Board, you're part of something very special. We plan, fund and deliver health services to the almost 600,000 New Zealanders that live in the Canterbury region. Our primary goal is to put people at the heart of everything we do.

The Team: What we do

Our Orthopedic Department provides acute and elective services for more than our Canterbury Population. As a tertiary centre, we provide a number of key specialist services across the South Island and the lower half of the North Island. This extends to providing on the West Coast at Greymouth Base Hospital the orthopedic elective service for the West Coast District Health Board.

Our orthopedic service provides over 5000 acute surgeries each year, and this is growing. We have a trauma unit, and one of only two spinal unit's in New Zealand - we are number one when it comes to trauma care.

Our Orthopedic Department has a strong reputation for providing excellent training and research. The members of our Orthopedic Surgical Department work closely together in a collaborative and supportive environment, and function extremely well as a team.

The Role: Where you fit it

If you are looking for a unique opportunity and are keen to secure a spot in one of the country's most reputable Orthopedic departments, whether your interest is supporting Trauma, Spine or even the opportunity to support the West Coast delivery than we want to hear from you.

To be eligible for this position you must be able to gain registration with the New Zealand Medical Council.

Our Culture: What matters to us

Ko Te Whatu Manawa Tangata
Putting people at the heart of all we do

Health is ultimately all about people. What's important around here is the way we care for and respect others, the responsibility taken for delivering outcomes, and going about our work with integrity.

Belonging Here: Becoming part of our story

Being part of the Canterbury District Health Board, you will enjoy a fantastic benefits scheme, the opportunity for flexible working arrangements and ongoing focus on your career development.

If this role has sparked your interest but does not match your skills then please visit our careers website and have a look at our roles that better suit your expertise.

Apply online, or to find out more information, please contact Tracey Sutherland by clicking the apply button.

Email: Tracey.Sutherland@cdhb.health.nz or Gordon Beadel, Clinical Director Orthopaedic Department: Gordon.Beadel@cdhb.health.nz to discuss further.

Applicants will be progressed as they apply, so if this sounds like you, please apply now!