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ENT Specialist Consultant (VID: 6375)

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Location: Palmerston North Hospital
Service: Otorhinolaryngology - Otorhinolaryngology
Position Type: Medical
Appointment Type: Permanent/Fulltime
Close Date: 14/01/2024
Are you an ENT Specialist looking for your next opportunity?

Te Pae Hauora o Ruahine o Tararua | MidCentral are looking for an experienced generalist Otorhinolaryngologist to join our team.

The ideal applicant will have general Otorhinolaryngology experience, ideally with subspecialist interest in Otology and/or Rhinology/Paediatrics. The successful applicant will support the current consultant team who provide subspecialty Otological and Head and Neck surgery.

This position is based at Palmerston North Hospital, a 350 bed hospital in the city of Palmerston North, Manawatu, a city in the Lower North Island of New Zealand. Palmerston North Hospital is a secondary hospital and offers most medical and surgical specialities with the exception of Cardiothoracic, Plastic and Neurosurgery. The hospital serves a local population of 186,000 but is the base for a regional head and neck oncology service which has responsibility for a population of 550,000 and draws patients from Whanganui, Taranaki, and Hawkes Bay.    
 
The collegial relationships between departments are strong and consultation with other specialists is easy, either formally with multidisciplinary meetings or informally as required. There is an active postgraduate medical society and there are excellent clinical library facilities. The Otorhinolaryngology department currently participates in fortnightly radiology and head and neck MDT meetings and monthly thyroid MDT and pathology meetings. The department hosts a monthly half day regional CDP meeting with otorhinolaryngologists attending from Whanganui, Taranaki and Hawkes' Bay.

What can we offer you?
- A diverse, dynamic and collegial team environment
- Ongoing training and development opportunities
- 6 weeks annual leave per annum
- 10 paid days per annum available for continued medical education including a generous allowance towards costs of course and travel10 paid days per annum available for continued medical education including a generous allowance towards costs of course and travel
- Generous relocation packages for national and international candidates

Our team actively encourage work life balance and the MidCentral Region is ideally situated for those who like to work, rest and play – beaches close by, ski fields and wineries just up the road, stunning scenery with loads of hiking tracks including Te Arapuke mountain bike track. Our region also offers excellent schools and a local university.
 

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.

If you are interested in discussing this exciting opportunity, please do not hesitate to reach out for a confidential chat:

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