Plastic Surgeon

Canterbury (NZ)
10 May 2019
20 Jun 2019
Plastic surgery
Contract Type
Fixed Contract
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

The Plastic and Reconstructive Department at Christchurch Hospital provides a complete range of secondary and tertiary services for paediatric and adult patients, both acute and elective for the Canterbury and West Coast regions. Acute hand call is shared with the Department of Orthopaedics.

The Department is one of three regional burn units and is the Regional Burn Unit for the South Island.

We are an accredited training centre for the Royal Australian College of Surgeons for Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, and have a complement of both SET training and non-training registrars within our service.

The Role: Where you fit in

We are looking for a fixed-term, 18 month, full-time Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon.

To be considered for this position, you will need a qualification recognised for Vocational Registration by the Medical Council of New Zealand.

You will be expected to partake in the general duties of the department to fulfil service requirements which includes outpatients and skin lesion clinics, elective and acute theatre sessions and Surgeon of the Day.

You will also be required to take part in the on call roster, currently this is on a one in seven basis.

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.


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

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