Consultant Plastic Surgeon (12 months fixed term)

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

Location:  Hutt Hospital, Lower Hutt

Service:    Plastic Surgery Service 

Contract:  Fixed term positions, flexible 0.8 FTE - 1 FTE negotiable

Salary:      As per ASMS MECA

Kōrero mō te tūranga – About the role

This position would suit trained plastic surgeons who are interested in joining the Hutt Hospital Plastic Surgery and Burns Unit.

This role will also have a commitment to a general plastic trauma list and will contribute to 'see and treat' skin lesion clinics. There will be a general plastic surgery on call commitment equating to 1:10 currently. Elective plastic surgery clinics and operating lists will be integrated with the rest of the Department and there may be scope to accommodate areas of subspecialty interests.

The service has exciting new regional development work in progress, with new models of care being developed and a brand new, purpose built, five room procedure suite opening in April 2023.

Mō tō mātou rōpū – About our team

The plastic surgery service provides regional services to Wellington, Wairarapa, Palmerston North, Hawke's Bay, Nelson/Marlborough and Whanganui hospitals. In addition, the Unit provides supra-regional services in vascular anomalies and laser. 

We have an internationally renowned plastic and burns unit, regional rheumatology and public health services, and all our specialties have a strong focus on excellence and innovation. 

Moū – About you

  • Vocationally registered in plastics & reconstructive surgery with the Medical Council of New Zealand (MCNZ)
  • FRACS or equivalent qualification and be able to register with the MCNZ
  • Minimum of 1 year post graduate experience
  • 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 in Lower Hutt 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

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.

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Job no: SMO28-23

Location: Lower Hutt

Closing Date: Thursday, 23 March 2023