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Orthopaedic Surgeon (VID: 4940)

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Location: Palmerston North Hospital
Service: Orthopaedics - Orthopaedic Service
Position Type: Medical
Appointment Type: Permanent/Fulltime
Close Date: 12/01/2020
​Are you a senior UK Orthopaedic Surgeon looking to retire from the NHS but still keen to continue working?
Have you thought about an overseas working experience?
Then consider joining the team at MidCentral District Health Board, Palmerston North, in the Manawatu region of New Zealand.
What makes us unique?
• We are big enough to count but small enough to care
• We offer big city amenities with rural charm
• Our commuting times are minimal
• Our cost of living is reasonable
• We have great schools and tertiary education providers
• We are close to beaches, rivers, mountains, the capital city of NZ, wine growing regions and more
We have it all…..want to join us?
We are looking for a general Orthopaedic Surgeon to do predominately major lower limb arthroplasty.

Based in the Manawatu region, Palmerston North Hospital is a secondary hospital similar to a District General. The Orthopaedic Department is collegial and enjoys good working relationships with other medical colleagues. It is a teaching department with training and non training registrars.
We are an accredited employer with Immigration New Zealand, which means we can recruit globally and our talent work visas will be processed as a priority.  

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 Christine Wood, Medical Recruitment Consultant phone +64 6 350 8204.

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