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Anaesthesia Registrar

Anaesthetics Registrar (fixed term, commencing July 2021)

Southern DHB is currently seeking applications from RMOs interested in working at Dunedin Hospital as an Anaesthetics Registrar. 

 

The Role

As an Anaesthetics Registrar at Dunedin Hospital, you will be part of a friendly and supportive team of 37 Consultants (27 FTE), 10 Registrars and 1 SHO who get to see it all, with exposure to a wide range of cases, including:

  • Cardiac Surgery                                    

  • General Surgery      

  • Neurosurgery          

  • ENT and head & neck cancers 

  • Paediatric surgery      

  • Acute Pain Sessions   

  • Anaesthetic Preassessment Service

  • Persistent Pain Clinics                   

  • Hepato-Biliary surgery                              

  • Vascular surgery                                        

  • Scoliosis surgery                                         

  • Obstetrics                                                     

  • Urology

 

The opportunity to provide healthcare to a large geographical area, ensuring your exposure to a wide range of work.  Excellent support and opportunities for development through a high level of SMO contact and supervision.  Four hours of protected teaching time per week (two hours of consultant-led exam teaching and two hours of departmental education), and a generous allowance for courses.

 

Up to three years of accredited training with the Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists (ANZCA) at any level, from junior registrar through to Provisional Fellow.   Potential to link with registrar positions in our ICU, including Aeromedical Retrieval and free meals when on duty.

 

Potential to link with registrar positions in our ICU, including Aeromedical Retrieval and free meals when on duty.

 

The Hospital

Dunedin Hospital is a tertiary level hospital of 400 beds located in central Dunedin, New Zealand, servicing the city of Dunedin and the wider Otago region.

Southern DHB (which encompasses Dunedin and Southland Hospital) has a strong collaborative relationship with the University of Otago, making a number of teaching and research options possible for those keen to pursue their academic careers whilst completing their clinical work.

 

The Location

A lifestyle that is hard to beat!  Dunedin is a wonderful place for families, with great educational facilities (primary through tertiary) and many activities available for all ages.  Some of New Zealand’s most famous national parks, ski fields and wineries are within easy driving distance.  To find out more about living here please click the following link https://www.dunedinnz.com/

 

The Requirements

We are interested in hearing from RMOs with a minimum of two years’ post qualification experience and a minimum of six months’ experience in Anaesthesia.  Some obstetric anaesthesia experience is also preferable.

 

  • You must be legally entitled to work in New Zealand and be eligible for general or provisional general registration with the Medical Council of New Zealand. You can check your eligibility for registration by visiting the Council’s website at www.mcnz.org.nz.
  • A current CV and cover letter.
  • Contact details for 3 Consultants we may contact directly for references. These Consultants will have supervised your day-to-day clinical work and one of the referees provided must be from your current or most recent employer. Please ensure you advise your referees of their nomination so they are aware they will be contacted by the Southern DHB.

 

About Southern DHB

Southern DHB has the largest regional coverage of all the New Zealand health boards, providing services to 350,000 people in diverse communities across a huge geographical area. We take pride in all the services we provide and our aim is to improve, promote and protect the health of our region. We believe that our dedicated and passionate staff are a significant driving force behind the achievement of these standards, and we need more like minded people to help us continue providing for our community. Now is also a great time to relocate to Southern if you were considering a move. The Southern district offers the benefits of excellent amenities, first class primary through to tertiary education and outstanding recreational opportunities. Whether it is surfing, kayaking or sailing; skiing, hunting or fishing; theatre, live-music or art – there’s literally something for everyone. Why don’t you check out https://careers.southernhealth.nz/ for what the region and we can offer you and your whanau. Due to the fast paced nature of the DHB, our vacancy close dates may be subject to change. Don’t delay, make sure you apply as soon as possible. Do you currently work for Southern DHB? If so, please apply for this role via the internal careers site.

 

Pre-Employment checks In the interests of protecting our people and our patients, all appointments will be subject to:

  • Occupational Health Assessment
  • Police Vetting / Ministry of Justice safety checks
  • Serious misconduct checks (previous Public Service departments and statutory Crown entities only)

 

 

 

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