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Consultant Anaesthetist

  • Make the most of city or country living
  • Based at Hutt hospital in Lower Hutt

About our role

We're seeking someone with expertise in anaesthetic and intensive care services to join our team at Hutt Valley District Health Board in Lower Hutt City, Wellington.

You'll be responsible for the provision of anaesthetic and intensive care services including day case anaesthetics, theatre sessions, outpatient anaesthetic assessment clinics, critical care and sedation services and acute pain management.

You must be highly motivated and enthusiastic, competent to provide level 1 ICU care, vocationally registered (or eligible) in New Zealand with FANZCA (or equivalent) and willing to take a lead in quality development and teaching.

Our organisation

We are a busy 260-bed facility providing secondary services for Lower and Upper Hutt cities. and we are the tertiary centre for regional plastics, oral maxillofacial, burns and rheumatology services. We have a suite of 8 operating rooms and 8-bed ICU/HDU. There are 8000+ operative procedures per year in General Surgery, Orthopaedics, ENT, Gynaecology, Dental, Plastics, reconstruction and OMF, and we have 1,800 deliveries annually in the Obstetric Unit and 600 admissions to the ICU each year.

Hutt Hospital is located in Lower Hutt City, 20 minutes by road from Wellington, the capital city of New Zealand. There is opportunity for most recreational pursuits, sporting and cultural activities.

We can offer you:

  • a supportive workplace culture with a commitment to your on-going professional development
  • comprehensive orientation programme
  • training and study opportunities
  • outstanding peer support.

Staff benefits include our newly developed staff 'Wellness Program', discounts from many companies throughout the region, and use of our onsite gym.

How to apply

Please complete an online HVDHB application form by clicking 'apply now' or through our careers website: www.healthyjobs.co.nz.

For further information on this role, please email recruitment@huttvalleydhb.org.nz and indicate the vacancy number 9112135-19 and job title in the subject line.

Applications close Sunday, 14 July 2019.

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