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Specialist Anaesthetist (VID: 4329)

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Location: Palmerston North Hospital
Service:
Position Type: Medical
Appointment Type: Temporary/Fulltime
Close Date: 29/07/2018

MidCentral DHB is seeking a Specialist Anaesthetist for a 12 month fixed term position. If successful you would participate in the full spectrum of anaesthesia services provided by this Department. The Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care provides a wide range of anaesthetic and intensive care services. The theatre complex consists of seven operating theatres. The department is staffed by 20 specialist anaesthetists, eight registrars in training posts and six senior house officers.


Palmerston North Hospital is a busy secondary hospital providing some tertiary services.


We offer:

  • Almost all sub-specialties (except neurosurgery and cardiac surgery)
  • Specialist medical staff with registrar and house officer support
  • Active Postgraduate Medical Society
  • Well-subscribed medical library with Medline computer facilities
  • Committed multi-disciplinary teams for our services, including quality nursing and paramedical staff.

There is a healthy private practice of anaesthesia in Palmerston North, and a half day off per week would be available for the appointees to the above position to pursue opportunities in this area.

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

For further information contact Dr David Sapsford, Clinical Director or Christine Wood, Medical Recruitment Consultant ph +64 6 350 8204.

MidCentral District Health Board is committed to ensuring that children and young people are safe from abuse and harm. As part of our commitment to children and young people, and in line with the Vulnerable Children Act 2014, appointment to positions that involve regular or overnight contact with children will include worker safety checks. These checks are in addition to the requirement to have a satisfactory police clearance. Further information will be provided to shortlisted candidates. To find out more information about the Vulnerable Children Act 2014 click here.

 
MidCentral District Health Board employs more than 2500 staff at Manawatu, Palmerston North, Tararua and Horowhenua and Otaki districts.
 
Palmerston North Hospital is a 350 bed secondary hospital, which services an urban population of 80,000 and a total population catchment of 168,000. In addition, the hospital is a teaching hospital, and is associated with both Auckland and Otago medical schools.
 
Palmerston North is a major university city and is at the hub of key routes to the central North Island ski fields, and river adventures. Wellington the capital city, is only a two hour journey by road, as are the wine growing regions of Hawke's Bay and Wairarapa.
 

 

​For further information contact Dr David Sapsford, Clinical Director or Christine Wood, Medical Recruitment Consultant ph +64 6 350 8204.

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