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Orthopaedic Surgeon

A picturesque coastal location where you can have a relaxed lifestyle while taking a few month break from your normal routine.

  • Relaxed lifestyle, fabulous beaches, renowned wines
  • 6 - 12 months fixed term, flexible on dates
  • The most temperate climate in the country, long hours of sunshine
The Position
An exciting opportunity has become available for an Orthopaedic Surgeon to join this fantastic team of specialists to assist with cover for a fixed period of time in a picturesque city on the north island of New Zealand.  The department are flexible on dates and period of cover for the right candidate. A strong cultural emphasis underpins all that this service does, you will be motivated to contribute to service developments and quality improvement projects along with undertaking your clinical duties.  The department is presented with a diverse range of presentations, it is essential to this role to have excellent communication and professional skills, together with the ability to work within a small team.

The Hospital
This opportunity is based in a 110 bed well-equipped secondary hospital with modern facilities, caring for a close-knit, multicultural community of 46,000 people. The hospital offers a range of service – Surgery, Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Medicine, Pathology and Emergency, as well as allied health services. There is also established networks for clinical backup and tertiary support from the surrounding hospitals.  The department is well supported locally by comprehensive surgical services, and has a full range of diagnostic facilities on site including a new MRI scanner, CT scanner and 24 hour on-site laboratory facilities.  

The Location
Set apart by the most temperate climate and beautiful natural surroundings of the North Island of New Zealand, it is little wonder that this is the work destination of choice for many medical professionals. The area is well known for its relaxed lifestyle and its beautiful rural and pure beach environments. It is also the third largest wine growing region in the country, excellent education options and affordably priced real estate.

Essential Criteria
To be successful in applying for this position you must be eligible for vocational registration with the Medical Council of New Zealand, hold specialist qualifications and meet the English language proficiency requirements. If you are unsure if you meet the selection criteria please contact me and we can discuss your eligibility and the opportunities available.

Not only does this opportunity offer a friendly and flexible work environment with plentiful learning opportunities, you will also be in a stunning coastal location where you can embrace the New Zealand outdoor adventure lifestyle and/or relaxing on the beach. Contact Tara today +61 2 8353 9075 or email for more information.

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