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Consultant Vascular Surgeon

Employer
Southern District Health Board
Location
Dunedin (Locality), Otago (NZ)
Closing date
21 Feb 2022

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Dunedin Hospital
•    Permanent position, full or part-time

We are seeking applications from registered Medical Practitioners who have Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (FRACS) or equivalent to enable specialist (vocational) registration with the Medical Council of New Zealand.

Working in Dunedin Hospital, a 350-bed teaching and training institution, and our wider Surgical Directorate, you will bring your specialist skills in vascular surgery to our team and community alike.

This role involves elective and emergency vascular surgery practice. Our clinics take place across the catchment area and may involve scenic flights to outreach facilities.

We have strong links with the Dunedin School of Medicine with ample opportunities for teaching both undergraduate and postgraduate students. There is a strong academic focus in our vascular department within the University of Otago with current research projects in innovative wound care, vascular ultrasound, vascular disease, and surgical education. For an applicant with a strong academic portfolio, there would be the opportunity for a joint clinical position up to Professorial level, sharing your time between the clinical and academic worlds.

Dunedin offers the benefits of working in a tertiary referral centre with close links to New Zealand's oldest university. As a team of currently three vascular surgeons, we work closely together with our interventional radiologists and offer a broad spectrum of open and endovascular procedures to our patients. The hospital is a RACS integrated training site and all sub-specialties are represented in the Southern District Health Board.

To be considered for this role, you will need to possess FRACS in Vascular Surgery or an equivalent qualification. This position would be suitable for an experienced surgeon as well as someone in the early stages of their consultant career, as we pride ourselves in our collaborative and supportive working environment. Vascular trainees within their final year of training are welcome to express an interest.

We would happily assist international applicants through the registration and relocation process.

Tono ināianei - Apply now

We only accept online applications there we encourage you to apply via our website: www.southerndhb.govt.nz/careers/

We will be screening applications before the closing date to ensure we can start interviewing once the role closes on 21 February 2022 but this may be closed earlier. If this role has sparked your interest but does not match your current clinical skills or situation, get in touch as there could be a place for you! For a job description, to discuss or to request further information, please contact Agatha Chen, Recruitment Advisor - Senior Medical Officers with your CV. Phone: +64 3 470 9604 or email: agatha.chen@southerndhb.govt.nz

COVID Vaccination Requirements

Following the update to COVID-19 Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Order 2021, this also includes the requirement that you are fully vaccinated against COVID-19. You will need to provide proof of this to Occupational Health staff prior to joining us.

Pre-employment checks

In the interests of protecting our people and our patients, all appointments will be subject to the following:

  • Occupational health assessment
  • Police vetting / Ministry of Justice safety checks
  • Serious misconduct checks (previous Public Service departments and statutory Crown entities only)

To apply

We only accept online applications. Please apply via our website: by clicking the apply button.
 

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