Consultant General Surgeon (12 month fixed term)

Nau mai, haere mai ki Te Whatu Ora – Capital, Coast & Hutt Valley District

Location: Hutt Hospital, Lower Hutt

Service:   General Surgery 

Contract: Full time, fixed term - 12 months 

Salary:     As per ASMS MECA

Kōrero mō te tūranga – About the role

We are looking for an experience Consultant General Surgeon, with subspecialty expertise in Upper GI or Colorectal conditions.

The successful applicant will contribute to the general surgery service, trauma and general acutes and will also support an existing team of experienced surgeons to grow and develop this service for our patients.

You will be part of a dynamic and innovative department with a strong focus on ongoing quality improvement and positive relationships with clinical colleagues. Collaboration and a multi-disciplinary approach to patient care is integral to our service delivery here at the Hutt Hospital. 

We manage patients with benign and malignant conditions and have other medical staff consisting of an Upper GI specialist, fellow, specialist general surgery trainees, junior registrars and house surgeons.

Moū – About you

  • Vocationally registered in General Surgery with the Medical Council of New Zealand (MCNZ)
  • FRACS or equivalent qualification and be able to register for vocational registration with the MCNZ
  • Skills in both open and laparoscopic surgery are essential
  • Relevant training and specialist experience
  • Be able to demonstrate collegial working relationships with multi-disciplinary teams

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 are pro-equity health organisation, with a particular focus on Māori, Pacific Peoples, and the Disability Community.

Me pēhea te tuku tono - How to apply

Click the apply now button to send your application directly to us. For further information on this role please email and indicate the job title and vacancy number in the subject line.

Recruitment agency’s applicants to apply online.

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

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Fixed Term/Contract/Full Time

Job no: SMO05-23

Location: Lower Hutt

Closing Date: Sunday, 2 April 2023