Consultant Anaesthetist


Fixed Term/Contract/Full Time

• Fixed-term from Oct 2017 - mid-April 2018 to cover leave
• Make the most of city or country living
• Based at Hutt hospital in Lower Hutt

We’re seeking someone with expertise in anaesthetic and intensive care services to join our team at Hutt Valley District Health Board in Lower Hutt City, Wellington. 

You’ll be responsible for the provision of anaesthetic and intensive care services including day case anaesthetics, theatre sessions, outpatient anaesthetic assessment clinics, critical care and sedation services and acute pain management.

We are a busy 260-bed facility providing secondary services for Lower and Upper Hutt cities, and we provide regional Plastics, Oral Maxillofacial and Rheumatology services. There are 8000+ operative procedures per year in General Surgery, Orthopaedics, ENT, Gynaecology, Dental, Plastics, reconstruction and OMF. There are 2,200 deliveries annually in the Obstetric Unit and 600 admissions to the ICU each year.

You must be highly motivated and enthusiastic, competent to provide level 1 ICU care, vocationally registered (or eligible) in New Zealand with FANZCA (or equivalent) and willing to take a lead in quality development and teaching.

Hutt Hospital is located in Lower Hutt City, 20 minutes by road from Wellington, the capital city of New Zealand. There is opportunity for most recreational pursuits, sporting and cultural activities.

We have a suite of 8 operating rooms and 8-bed ICU/HDU. 

There are exciting times ahead, so come and join a great team, demonstrating and maintaining the highest standards of clinical skills.

For further information please contact Tania Grieve: Tania.grieve@huttvalleydhb.org.nz.

Please apply online: https://huttvalleydhb.careercentre.net.nz. 

Location: Lower Hutt

Closing Date: -

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Job no: 3592-17