Specialist/Medical Officer – Plastic Surgery 

Waikato (Region) (NZ)
04 Aug 2020
01 Sep 2020
Contract Type
Fixed Contract
Full Time

Where you’ll be working: Waikato Hospital - Plastics and Reconstructive Surgery

The details: Fixed Term for 12 months, Full Time

We are seeking a Specialist Plastic Surgeon / Medical Officer to join our Plastic Surgery team based at Waikato Hospital. An interest in Breast or Head and Neck Surgery is desirable. The positions will involve teaching, audit and quality assurance activities.

The Plastic Surgery Unit provides services to its four satellite hospitals and the Midland Region taking in Gisborne, Taranaki and Rotorua, therefore you will be required to participate in an on-call roster with elective and acute work at Waikato Hospital and peripheral sites.

It is essential that you hold or are eligible for vocational or general registration with the Medical Council of New Zealand as a Plastic Surgeon.

You can find out more about the Medical Council registration process here: https://www.mcnz.org.nz/registration/
Waikato District Health Board

The Waikato District Health Board (DHB) is one of the largest of 20 DHBs in New Zealand. We plan, fund and provide health and disability support services to a population of more than 400,000. You can read about our vision, strategy and values here.

Waikato Hospital in Hamilton is a Level-1 trauma centre and one of New Zealand’s largest tertiary, teaching hospitals with over 600 inpatient beds and 22 operating theatres. We also run a secondary hospital in Thames, and three rural hospitals in Te Kuiti, Taumarunui, and Tokoroa.

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For further information about the position please contact Dean Blake - Business Manager, Surgical Service: Dean.Blake@waikatodhb.health.nz 

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As the ideal candidate, you will be either registered or be eligible for vocational registration within the scope of Emergency Medicine with the Medical Council of New Zealand. Please note, you will be required to provide source verification of your qualifications for your registration application. For more information about the registration process and source verification of qualifications, please visit www.mcnz.org.nz

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