MidCentral DHB is seeking a Specialist Anaesthetist. Are you looking for a new opportunity?
About the Role
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. The department is staffed by 20 specialist anaesthetists, eight registrars in training posts and six senior house officers.
Palmerston North Hospital is a busy secondary hospital providing some tertiary services.
- Almost all sub-specialties (except neurosurgery and cardiac surgery)
- Specialist medical staff with registrar and house officer supportActive 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.
To be eligible for this position you must either be registered (or eligible) with the Medical Council of New Zealand and have a specialist qualification in Anaesthetics that is recognised by the Australia and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists as suitable for Vocational Registration in New Zealand.
About the Hospital
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 88,000 and a total population catchment of 186,000. In addition, the hospital is a teaching hospital, and is associated with both Auckland and Otago medical schools
About the City
Palmerston North itself is a vibrant, multicultural city that is home to outstanding primary, secondary, and tertiary schools, including Massey University. There are excellent restaurants and shops, and ample local opportunities for outdoor activities including mountain biking, hiking, fishing, hunting, and camping. We are also an easy drive to the Tasman Sea, Hawkes Bay, Mount Taranaki, Mount Ruapehu, and Lake Taupō.
MidCentral DHB requires ALL its employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19. To comply with the current Health Order, applicants must be doubled vaccinated for COVID-19. We are not accepting applications that do not meet this criteria.
MidCentral District Health Board actively seeks Māori into our workforce to reflect the community we serve.
For further information contact Anita Roberts, SMO Recruitment Coordinator
|Location:||North Island - Manawatu / Whanganui - Palmerston North|
|Job type:||Permanent Full time|
|Expertise:||Clinical - Senior Medical Officers, Medical Officers and Fellows - Anaesthesia|
|Attachments:|| anaesthetist.pdf (PDF, 716KB)