General Surgeon – Gastroenterology/ Colorectal Southland Hospital
- permanent, 1 FTE (40 Hours per week)
Are you a General Surgeon with a subspecialty interest in Gastrointestinal or Colorectal surgery, looking for a new role?
We are looking for someone to join our dedicated team in a role that will give you the opportunity to treat a varied caseload. You will be joining a team of 5 other General Surgeons, and a 32 Specialists in the wider Surgical of team, where you all participate in the general surgery call roster. This role requires a General Surgeon with gastroenterology or colorectal subspecialty.
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. Our hospital, rebuilt in late 2004, is a state-of-the-art facility that provides healthcare to a population of 105,000 is located in the lower South Island. 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.
An outstanding team player and capable leader, you'll have the energy to make a positive contribution 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. 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.
Applications are invited from registered Medical Practitioners who have Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons or equivalent, enabling specialist (vocational) registration with the Medical Council of New Zealand.
Closing date: Sunday 24 March 2019
Candidates who are not currently registered with the New Zealand Medical Council should be aware that from 1 November 2017 it will be the requirement of the NZ Medical Council 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 MCNZ website re EPIC Credentialing
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 (03) 470 9604 or Email:firstname.lastname@example.org