Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon (6-12 months fixed term)

Location: Wellington Regional Hospital, Kenepuru Hospital

Orthopaedics Service

Contract: 6-12 months fixed term, full time

Salary:  As per ASMS MECA

Kōrero mō te tūranga – About the role

An opportunity exists for an Orthopaedic Surgeon (General/Arthroplasty) to join our highly regarded team of 16 permanent orthopaedic specialists in a fixed term role for 6-12 months.  You will pride yourself on providing a high standard of clinical practice and expertise to the patients under your care.  The successful candidate will be a team player and clear communicator, willing to assist with the supervision and instruction of junior medical staff within the orthopaedic service. 

Mō tō mātou rōpū – About our team

The orthopaedic service provides for the management of major injuries and fractures at Wellington Regional hospital and treatment of injuries, congenital, infective, degenerative and malignant disorders of the musculoskeletal system at Wellington and Kenepuru hospitals.

We provide a regional tertiary service for patients with complex major trauma, revision joint replacement, spinal disorder, scoliosis, paediatric and hand surgery.

Moū – About you

Vocationally registered in Orthopaedic Surgery with the Medical Council of New Zealand (MCNZ)
FRACS or equivalent qualification or to be able to register for vocational registration with the MCNZ
Work in collaboration with multidisciplinary team
Able to provide consistently high standards of medical care
Relevant experience and training 

E pā ana ki a tatou – About us

Capital, Coast and Hutt Valley district is located centrally in Wellington and has over 6,000 full-time equivalent staff, making us one of the major employers in the Wellington region. We operate three hospitals – Wellington Regional Hospital in Newtown, Hutt Valley Hospital and Kenepuru Hospital in Porirua – as well as the Kāpiti Health Centre at Paraparaumu.

Here at Capital, Coast & Hutt Valley District we embrace diversity and welcome applications from all people, including all gender identities, ages, ethnicities, sexual orientations, disability and religions. A workforce that is diverse and inclusive means that we are better positioned to understand and serve our community.

Capital, Coast & Hutt Valley District is a pro-equity health organisation, with a particular focus on Māori, Pacific Peoples, and the Disability Community.

Me pēhea te tuku tono - How to apply

Click the apply now button to send your application directly to us. For further information on this role please email [email protected] and indicate the job title and vacancy number in the subject line.  We will review and interview applicants on an ongoing basis, recruitment process may closed early if the right candidate is found.

ENT Surgeon - Permanent 0.7FTE

Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand, Nelson Marlborough seeks an experienced Otorhinolaryngologist Surgeon to join our busy ORL Service.   

Permanent, part-time 0.7FTE (56 hours a fortnight)
On-call allowance
District wide cover, Nelson and Blenheim, New Zealand
Ngā mōhiohio e pā ana ki ēnei mahi (About these positions)

The successful candidate will:
deliver quality services to improve health of the population in Nelson - Blenheim region
participate in the ENT roster 1:5 on-call
be part of the busy contemporary ENT services and provide care and treatment for ORL patients with a wide range of ORL conditions
supervise and participate in teaching of junior medical workforce
enjoy working and living in New Zealand's most sought-after regions.

This position is based in Nelson Hospital, however, it requires a district-wide cover across both Nelson and Wairau hospital sites when the service needs require.

Ko wai he kaitono tōtika? (Who is an appropriate applicant?)The ideal applicant will:
bring their medical expertise and experience to secondary care setting
have experience in otolaryngologist general specialist role and skin lesion removal
ability to work independently as an ENT specialist in a provincial district
hold Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (Otolaryngology) or equivalent
be eligible for an Annual Practising Certificate with a vocational scope of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery with the Medical Council of New Zealand
work with others to promote a cohesive team culture of collaborative practice, openness, humour, and respect across disciplines.
Collegiality and collaboration across all disciplines are key to our delivery of a successful service to our patients and our community. If this sounds like the sort of environment that you will thrive in, then we want to hear from you!

Ngā huanga o tēnei mahi (The benefits of this position)
The salary for this position is based on the current Senior Medical and Dental Officer collective agreement dependent on skills, experience, and vocational registration in NZ. Meca | ASMS

In addition to your salary you will:
receive an annual allowance cover your continued medical education expenses (including associated travel and accommodation costs) as well as paid time off to attend events including international conferences.
have access to an employer matched Superannuation contribution of up to 6% of annual earnings.
be reimbursed competitive relocation, accommodation, and car rental expenses (conditions apply).

Me pēhea ahau e tono ai? (How do I apply?)
For general application enquiries please contact our recruitment team on [email protected] or +64 3 546 1274.

For role specific information please contact Gillian Champion, Surgical Services Manager, [email protected] or Nicola Hill, Head of Department - Surgical Services, [email protected]

To apply please follow the link to complete our online application form, 

Applications via email will not be considered.

Please note: All Te Whatu Ora staff are required to have completed primary course of NZ approved Covid-19 vaccinations as you will have direct contact with patients and members of the public.

Applications are open until filled.

General Surgeon - Oncoplastic Breast subspecialty

Closing date:  7 June 2024

Health New Zealand Te Whatu Ora

Where you’ll be working: General Surgery Department – Waikato Hospital
The details: Permanent Full time - 40 hours per week (1 FTE)
Be part of the national transformation in Health
Level 1 Trauma Hospital with a broad scope of General Surgery practice with a subspecialty interest in Oncoplastic Breast Surgery
Join a dynamic and high functioning department
Te whiwhinga mahi | The Opportunity
A position has arisen for a General Surgeon – Oncoplastic Breast sub speciality to join our Department of General Surgery. The role is 40 routine hours per week plus contribution to the acute on-call roster.

Mō tātou Ratonga | About our Service
The successful candidate will join a dynamic and high functioning department providing secondary services to the Waikato population, and a number of tertiary services to the entire midland Te Manawa Taki region.
As a member of the General Surgery Team, this role has shared accountability for a population of over 900,000. The teams consists of 20 SMOs (combination of full and part-time), 4 Fellows, 5 SET trainee Registrars and 23 RMOs.

Me pēhea te tuku tono | How to apply
Please apply online as applications are unable to be accepted via email. If you have any questions about the role please contact the Recruitment Team – [email protected]

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Registrar - Cardiothoracic or Surgical Registrar

Dunedin Hospital

Health New Zealand Te Whatu Ora
Salary band $109,045 - $162,400 and Kiwisaver

Mō te tūranga - About the role

Southern is seeking Cardiothoracic or Surgical Registrars to become a valued member of our Cardiothoracic team at Dunedin Hospital. As a small team this creates plenty of opportunity to gain valuable surgical skills and experience. Those looking to enter the Cardiothoracic field have the opportunity to work closely with experienced Cardiothoracic surgeons and support for required training courses for entry to programme is provided.

Mōu ake - About you

Registration with the Medical Council of New Zealand or 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
A minimum of 2 years post qualification experience and ideally applicants will already have Registrar experience in this speciality, however this is not essential

It is requirement of the NZ Medical Council that your qualifications are approved through EPIC. For more information, please visit MCNZ website re EPIC Credentialing.

Utu whānui - Salary range

For further information please email [email protected]

To apply

We only accept online applications. Please apply via our website:


Registrars - Surgical (commencing as soon as possible)


Health New Zealand Te Whatu Ora

• Immediate commencement
• Permanent and fixed-term available

Join us as part of a team working across a range of surgical specialties and subspecialties, in Dunedin city, home to Otago Medical School and the lively University of Otago. Here you will be exposed to several runs which include tertiary level caseloads.

General Surgery
Hepatobiliary pancreatic and Oesophagogastric
Acute Surgical
Vascular Surgery
Breast Surgery

There is also the possibility of rotations to:

Cardiothoracic Surgery (one Registrar every six months)
ICU (one Registrar every six months)

Mōu ake - About you

We welcome expressions of interest from RMO's with less than two years' experience who are intending to apply for the 2024 training year. Please make note of this in your application.
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

Overseas applicants who are successful in securing a role will receive assistance with the process of the Medical Council Registration by our recruitment team.

For further information please contact Deb McDonald, Recruitment Advisor, [email protected].

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