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Palmerston North Hospital Specialist Anaesthetist (VID: 6509)

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Location: Palmerston North Hospital
Service:
Position Type: Medical
Appointment Type: Permanent/Fulltime
Close Date: 26/03/2023
​MidCentral requires ALL its employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (including the first booster vaccination). We will not accept applications that do not meet this criteria. 
 
MidCentral actively seeks Māori into our workforce to reflect the community we serve.
 
Te Whatu Ora, Health New Zealand Te Pae Hauora o Ruahine o Tararua MidCentral is seeking to employ Specialist Anaesthetists - both fixed term or permanent options available.
 
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, but is currently undergoing expansion to nine, plus use of a theatre at our private hospital. The department is staffed by 30 specialist anaesthetists, eight registrars in training posts and six senior house officers. We operate 2 separate on-call rosters for anaesthesia and intensive care.

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 Medical Leads Dr Vik Sandhu or Dr Terasa Bulger or Senior Medical Officer Recruitment Specialist ph +64 6 350 8849.
 
MidCentral 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 Childrens 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. More information about the Childrens Act 2014 is available from the Ministry for Children (Oranga Tamariki) website.

Te Whatu Ora, Health New Zealand Te Pae Hauora o Ruahine o Tararua MidCentral (MidCentral) provides healthcare services to over 180,000 people across the Manawatū, Horowhenua and Tararua regions. With a large hospital campus at Palmerston North, it also provides key health care and support services to neighbouring communities.

 

For further information contact Medical Leads Dr Vik Sandhu or Dr Terasa Bulger or Senior Medical Officer Recruitment Specialist ph +64 6 350 8849.

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