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Consultant Gastroenterologist

Canterbury District Health Board
Wellington (NZ)
Closing date
18 Jun 2023

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Hospital, International, Gastroenterology
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time, Part Time

Kōrero mō te tūranga - About the role

Come and join our dynamic multidisciplinary Gastroenterology department who provide services to our local Hutt Valley and Wellington communities.

Are you a Gastroenterologist looking for a lifestyle change? Are you interested in working in a comprehensive and well-respected Gastroenterology Service where the quality of care is outstanding? Come and work alongside our other experienced Gastroenterologists, Nurse Endoscopist and wider team.

We strive to provide a supportive flexible working environment for all our staff. This role may appeal to established consultants as well as those who have just completed specialty training. We also welcome applications from those looking for a shorter term position.

While this role will initially be based at Hutt Valley and participate in the Hutt on call roster, the Hutt and Wellington Gastroenterology departments are working towards providing an integrated district wide service. We are interested in people wanting to work collaboratively and who will add to the skills of our teams across both sites.

Mō tō mātou rōpū - About our team

Our Gastroenterology Department serves the population of the Hutt Valley, with an opportunity to work across the Hutt and Wellington sites for additional experience and opportunities. We have three procedure rooms to allow for Endoscopy lists, but also support outpatient work and involvement in the National Bowel Screening Programme. Inpatient care is provided at Wellington, as well as EUS and motility studies. Clinical nurse specialists work at both sites.

We are committed to clinical excellence in all disciplines; and Senior Medical Staff are encouraged to take part in clinical audits and peer-reviews to ensure quality clinical care is provided.

Moū - About you:

  • Vocationally registered in internal medicine (gastroenterology) with the Medical Council of New Zealand (MCNZ)
  • FRACP or equivalent qualification and be able to register for with the MCNZ
  • Gastroenterologist with generalist skill set who can deliver a wide range of Endoscopy procedures
  • Strong preference will be given to candidates with post fellowship training and a sub-speciality interest, particularly interested in those with hepatology, IBD, nutrition and motility skills
  • Work effectively in collaboration with multidisciplinary team
  • Able to provide consistently high standards of medical care

E pā ana ki a tatou - About us

Capital, Coast and Hutt Valley district is located centrally in Wellington and has over 6,000 full-time equivalent staff, making us one of the major employers in the Wellington region. We operate three hospitals - Wellington Regional Hospital in Newtown, Hutt Valley Hospital and Kenepuru Hospital in Porirua - as well as the Kāpiti Health Centre at Paraparaumu.

Here at Capital, Coast & Hutt Valley District we embrace diversity and welcome applications from all people, including all gender identities, ages, ethnicities, sexual orientations, disability and religions. A workforce that is diverse and inclusive means that we are better positioned to understand and serve our community.

Capital, Coast & Hutt Valley District is a pro-equity health organisation, with a particular focus on Māori, Pacific Peoples, and the Disability community.

Me pēhea te tuku tono - How to apply

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Your safety and that of our patients is important to us. It is our expectation that you will be fully vaccinated against Covid-19, having received two doses of an approved Covid-19 vaccination.

Ma tini, ma mano, ka rapa te whai.

By joining together we will succeed.

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