Specialist Anaesthetist

Whangarei (Locality), Northland (NZ)
01 Jul 2019
01 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

We are seeking an experienced Specialist Anaesthetist to join our team based at Whangarei Hospital. It is essential the successful applicant participates in the consultant on call roster (usually 1:12).

You must have a qualification that allows Vocational Registration as an Anaesthetist with the Medical Council of New Zealand. Suitable applicants will hold FANZCA, or equivalent, and have extensive experience in adult and paediatric anaesthesia in a hospital setting. Sub-specialty interests and expertise are encouraged and supported. Our Specialist Anaesthetists undertake supervision and training of medical staff so you must have commitment to clinical teaching, as well as your own ongoing medical education.

Whangarei Hospital is the largest hospital in Northland providing secondary care services and a Level 2 Intensive Care Unit; supported by three regional hospitals in Kaitaia, Kawakawa, and Dargaville. Most surgery is based at Whangarei Base Hospital, although you may be required to work at Kaitaia Hospital (just over 2 hours north of Whangarei) from time to time. We provide anaesthesia for a wide range of cases across most surgical specialities; the size of the hospital makes for a collegial working environment.

Northland covers an area of 12,600 square kilometres with a population of approximately 175,000. It boasts some of the most scenic and exciting coastal areas of New Zealand in a subtropical climate. Popular water recreation areas include the Bay of Islands and Poor Knight Islands Reserves. Whangarei is a 2-hour drive or 25-minute flight from Auckland.

Northland District Health Board is an Approved Accredited Employer by the New Zealand Immigration Service.

All applications should be directed to Tania Vaile, Recruitment Officer - Senior Medical Officers, Northland District Health Board, Private Bag 9742, Whangarei 0148, Northland, New Zealand. Phone: +64  9 430 4101 ext 60484, email: Tania.Vaile@northlanddhb.org.nz or click the apply button to apply.