Consultant - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon

Location: Hutt Hospital

Contract: Permanent - part time (negotiable)


We are seeking to appoint a part time 0.5 FTE consultant Oral & Maxillofacial surgeon at Hutt Hospital part of the Hutt Valley District Health Board (HVDHB).

Our unit covers the Wellington region for elective surgery and the Central North Island for acute surgery. The team consists currently of 3 OMF surgeons and you will be the 4th with an expected on call commitment of 1:4. This position provides OMF cover for a regional catchment area covering a population of over 1 million. We are looking at a permanent long term appointment. There is a supportive and collegial culture with the local OMF surgeons and you are welcome to undertake part time private practice work.


Greater Wellington is a vibrant cultural region which often ends up in "top lists" of places to live in the world. The Hutt Valley is home to numerous walking and mountain bike trails, great cafes and restaurants and all just 15 minutes from the Capital City Centre.

The Hutt region has a population of 143,000 but with the tertiary plastic surgery service situated at Hutt Hospital, the catchment being served is around 1 million people and covers 6 DHBs for some sub specialties such as cleft palate.

Applicants must be eligible for registration with the New Zealand Medical Council and the Dental Council of New Zealand. 


Please complete an online HVDHB application form by clicking the 'Apply Now' button. You can also apply and see a copy of the job description through our careers website. Please note: For tracking and evaluation purposes, all applications must be submitted via our on-line process.

For further information on this role, please email our Recruitment Team and indicate the vacancy number 113916-20 and job title in the subject line.

We promptly review all applications. If you are highly qualified, you will hear from one of our recruiters. Come unlock the possibilities and apply today!

Applications close 14 February 2021


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Permanent/Part Time

Job no: 113916-20

Location: Lower Hutt

Closing Date: Wednesday, 31 March 2021