Consultant Anaesthetist, Surgical Services 1.0 FTE
Te whiwhinga mahi | The Opportunity
The remuneration range for this role is $179,369 - $250,560 and is covered by the collective agreement: ASMS Snr Medical and Dental Officer CA
Position Description | Consultant Anaesthetist
Your day to day responsibilities include pre-op anaesthesia clinic, provision of anaesthesia for elective and emergency surgery, participating in the peri-operative management of post-op patients on the ICU/ HDU and on the wards, preparation of critically ill patients requiring transfer to tertiary centres, advising on pain management and providing out-of-hours anaesthesia services to maternity, critical care, theatres and the emergency department. You will be encouraged to contribute to teaching for junior doctors and other disciplines. Additionally, you will be expected to participate in the on-call roster.
Moū - About you
We are looking to receive applications from Anaesthetists who are keen to work in a partnership with our Head of Department and other team members to create an effective and efficient service for the people of Tairāwhiti.
- Candidates applying for this position will need to hold Medical Council of New Zealand (MCNZ) vocational registration in the Scope of Practice of Anaesthesia or be an overseas trained Anaesthetist eligible for MCNZ Provisional Vocational registration in the Scope of Practice of Anaesthesia
- Fellowship of the Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists (FANZCA) would be favourable for New Zealand or Australian anaesthetists but non-essential for overseas applicants.
- Favourable for the applicant to have expertise in paediatric anaesthesia due to a growing number of children and young people accessing our anaesthetic services and/or favourable for the applicant to have expertise in Critical Care (or recent resuscitation and critical care expertise) due to the increasing acuity and complexity of patients accessing our emergency and surgical services.
Ko wai mātou | Our Organisation
Situated on the eastern coast of New Zealand's North Island, Gisborne “Tairāwhiti” – “The light shines on the water” is the first city in the world to see the rising sun of the new day. Our region offers vast golden sand beaches, bush clad mountains, lush farmlands, with significant historical landmarks, natural wonders and a deep connection to Māori culture. We enjoy a pleasant climate, short commutes and a relaxed approach that creates a work-life offering that is enviable to most that are not yet here. Our lifestyle is about time.
Te Whatu Ora Tairāwhiti works to increase collaboration, strengthen leadership and accountability, and improve equity of access and outcomes across the health service. We’re shifting the emphasis towards primary and community care allowing more people to be cared for close to home, and take a greater role in their own health and wellbeing.
Our values form the acronym WAKA. They reflect our voyaging heritage, guiding us on our journey to create a healthier Tairāwhiti by working together.
Whakarangatira/enrich - Enriching the health of our community by doing our very best.
Awhi/support - Supporting our tūroro/patients their whānau/families, our community partners and each other.
Kotahitanga/togetherness - Together we can achieve more.
Aroha/compassion - Empathy, we care for people and people want to be cared for by us.
Me pēhea te tuku tono - How to Apply
To complete and application please use the “apply now” link provided which will redirect you through our online career's portal. For successful applicants our mandatory process includes police vetting and health screening.
Te Whatu Ora Tairāwhiti are committed to improving Māori health outcomes and achieving health equity for Māori through Te Tiriti o Waitangi obligations. We aspire to having a workforce reflective of the communities we serve and achieving equitable outcomes for all.
It is desirable that new employees of Te Whatu Ora are fully vaccinated against COVID-19.
Immigration NZ has introduced an Accredited Employer Work Visa scheme. For some positions this includes a clear pathway to residency. Successful candidates offered a position with us who require a work visa, will provide support with their Visa application. This booklet provides information on settling in Tūranganui-a-Kiwa.
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