Research Fellow - General Surgery Registrar (Non-SET) 1.0FTE
Start August 2023
This is a great opportunity to advance your career and learn from highly skilled, genuine, caring consultants with access to teaching and training in a department active in research with opportunity for presentations and publications.
Te Whatu Ora Te Tai Tokerau is committed to Te Tiriti o Waitangi and holds stewardship for equitable health outcomes for Māori as Tāngata Whenua as the highest priority.
The Research Fellow is rostered to half a week of protected research time and half a week rostered to clinical duties at the level of a Non-SET General Surgical Registrar.
The expectation is that the Research Fellow remains in the job for a minimum of one year and completes a Master of Health Science supervised by Associate Professor Christopher Harmston. This is a fantastic opportunity to learn from an experienced research department and design, deliver, publish, and present your own research. This job has a proven track record with the two previous Research Fellow's completing a Master of Health Science through the University of Auckland. Each prior Fellow has performed a multi-centre national prospective study (RURAL and RiBZ) with presentations and publications at a national and international level. Brodie Elliot received the Young Investigator Award at the 2020 Australasian Surgical Research Society conference and has been granted the opportunity to present his work at the 2022 USA Academic Surgical Congress.
As a General Surgical Registrar you will work alongside skilled and supportive general surgical, colorectal, upper GI, breast and oncoplastic, melanoma, endocrine and laparoscopic surgeons and have the opportunity to learn and undertake endoscopy and minor procedure plastics and skin lesion removals.
Requirements for application:
- Passed GSSE Part 1 exam
- General Registration
Why Te Whatu Ora?
At Te Whatu Ora Te Tai Tokerau you will gain excellent experience in one of New Zealand's largest medium sized healthcare districts where we take great pride in our level of training and education.
Based in sunny Whangarei there is plenty for you and your family and friends to do here without budget breaking rents and traffic jams. World class hikes, forests, beach, surfing and diving spots are right on our doorstep with the Poor Knights a leisurely 30 minute drive from the city centre. While you will be in close proximity to the world renowned Bay of Islands, if entertainment, great restaurants and cafes are sought closer to home the lively, holiday atmosphere of the Whangarei water front provides the perfect range of choice with family friendly parks nearby. Steeped in cultural significance you will learn about the indigenous Maori culture of New Zealand through your time in Northland providing you with a unique work experience of both city and rural New Zealand.
To find out more – www.northlanddhb.org.nz http://www.whangareinz.com/
Te Whatu Ora is committed to delivering care in a way that meets the needs of patients and their families. This is done in an environment which supports staff, both in the delivery of their work and in their personal development based on our organisational Values:
Tangata I te tuatahi People First - People are central to all we do
Whakaute (tuku mana) Respect - We treat others as they would like to be treated
Manaaki Caring - We nurture those around us, and treat all with dignity and compassion
Whakawhitiwhiti korero Communication - We communicate safely, openly and with respect to promote clear understanding
Taumata teitei (hirangi) Excellence - Our attitude of excellence inspires success, competence, confidence and innovation
How to apply
You must have either general registration or be eligible for registration with the New Zealand Medical Council (www.mcnz.org.nz). Check if you're eligible here: http://www.mcnz.org/get-registered/registration-self-assessment-tool/
Please provide three written references upon applying for this position, the reference template is attached.
Your career is a journey, make sure you include Whangarei.
For further information, please email RMO.Unit@northlanddhb.org.nz or visit our website www.northlanddhb.org.nz
Vacancy No: SGRR2023
|Location:||North Island - Northland - Whangarei|
|Job type:||Permanent Full time|
|Expertise:||Clinical - Medical Specialist & Fellows - General Surgery|
|Attachments:|| RP6- International RMO Reference Form.pdf (PDF, 430KB)