Plastic and Reconstruction Specialist Surgeon (Bay of Plenty)

Bay of Plenty DHB15 April 2021

Plastic and Reconstruction Specialist Surgeon
Bay of Plenty

Plastic and Reconstruction Specialist Surgeon

An opportunity exists for a Plastic & Reconstructive Specialist Surgeon to join the Bay of Plenty District Health Board (BOPDHB). This position, whilst based at Tauranga Hospital, has a commitment to the provision of weekly services in the Eastern Bay of Plenty and/or at Whakatàne Hospital.

We are looking for a Plastic & Reconstructive Specialist Surgeon who wants to relocate to the beautiful Bay of Plenty, is comfortable providing care for all age groups and has an interest in skin cancer care.  If this is you, we would like to hear from you.

Come and join our small Plastic Surgery team working in the Bay of Plenty serving a population of 230,000.

The successful applicant must hold qualifications that meet the criteria for vocational registration or eligible for vocational registration with the Medical Council of New Zealand.
The BOPDHB has an innovative culture where staff share the principles of Compassion, All-one-team, Responsiveness and Excellence in their daily work. 

The BOPDHB are committed to improving Māori health outcomes and achieving health equity for Māori through Te Tiriti o Waitangi obligations. It is essential you demonstrate an awareness of Māori indigenous rights and current issues in relation to health and health equity.

All applications are to be made online or email your application through to 


General Surgeon (Dunedin)

SDHB14 April 2021

General Surgeon - Upper GI

General Surgeon - Upper GI

  • Dunedin Hospital
  • Permanent, full-time

We are currently seeking expressions of interest from registered Medical Practitioners who currently hold a Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons or expect to qualify within the next two years, and would like to join us no later than 2024.  The ideal applicants will be General Surgeons with a specialty interest in Upper GI surgery, and are happy to take part in the general surgery call roster.

Dunedin Hospital is a 350 bed tertiary hospital situated in the centre of the city, we are currently at the beginning of the process of building a new state of the art Hospital close to the original facilities. Southern DHB has close links to the University of Otago,  and the Otago Medical School, one of New Zealand’s leading research Institutes. 

Dunedin is a great little city with a big town feel and well known for its Southern Hospitality. Good schools, good transportation, safe city, cultural events, music, art, international cuisine, and outdoor activities.

Visit Dunedin NZ 

Closing Date:  Wednesday, 26 May 2021

For further information please contact Agatha Chen, Recruitment Advisor, (03) 470 9604


Consultant Plastic Surgeon (Wellington)

Hutt Valley DHB7 April 2021

Consultant Plastic Surgeon

Location: Hutt Hospital - Wellington Region
Contract: Fixed term – 2 years
Hours: Full time (1.0 FTE)


The Regional Plastic Surgery service is expanding their service and this provides an additional position for a plastic consultant commencing in mid-2021.  The role will be that of a General Plastic Surgeon. This broad scope of practice would cover areas of need such as assessment and treatment of skin cancer, hand surgery, trauma and burns. If the candidate possesses experience in more sub-specialty areas such as breast reconstruction or head and neck surgery, there may be opportunity to contribute to these established teams.

This role will also have a commitment to general plastic trauma lists and will contribute to 'see and treat' skin lesion clinics.  FTE is intended to be full time but can be negotiated.

Applicants must be registered or eligible for vocational registration with the Medical Council of New Zealand and should have a minimum of 2 years’ experience post FRACS or equivalent in plastic and reconstructive surgery. 

For further information on this role, please email our Recruitment Team or complete an online HVDHB application form by clicking the 'Apply Now' button or through our careers website:

Vascular Fellow (Christchurch)

CDHB logo30 March 2021

Vascular Fellow

Our Purpose

When you work with the Canterbury District Health Board, you’re part of something very special. We plan, fund and deliver health services to the almost 600,000 people that live in the Canterbury region. 

The Team

The Department of Vascular Endovascular and Transplant Surgery (VETS) provides the vascular and endovascular services for the population of Canterbury and the West Coast, and tertiary services for complex open and endovascular surgery and renal transplantation for the South Island.

The Role

We are looking for a Registrar or Junior Consultant who is seeking a role specifically designed to provide them with the full range of clinical experiences and training in Vascular Surgery. The role can be tailored for more open or endovascular work as required and provides an excellent opportunity to advance either open or endovascular skills.

For the advanced trainee/junior consultant the role provides access to advanced open and endovascular techniques from arch to toe. For more junior trainees, the opportunity to gain valuable experience in a recognised training unit for future specialist training applications.

This role starts August 2021.

You will have qualifications recognized for registration with the New Zealand Medical Council FRACS, FRCS desirable or Experience in vascular surgery.

Apply now

General Surgeon (Hastings)

HawkesBay logo1 March 2021

General Surgeon

We have an opportunity for a suitably qualified General Surgeon to join our team for a 12 mth fixed term position working 0.8 FTE. We are looking for a surgeon who demonstrates a commitment to high quality care, teaching and leadership in the field.

The successful candidate will primarily be focussed on managing skin cancer in the outpatient setting.  Experience with operating under local anaesthetic conditions and minor plastic surgical techniques would be an advantage.  There would also be options to participate in the General Surgical on-call roster to manage acute patients to assist with maintaining the candidate’s wider skillset and also performing elective upper and lower gastrointestinal procedures.

Hawke's Bay DHB’s hospital is situated in Hastings, NZ.  It’s a large secondary level, 400 bed accredited public hospital providing acute and elective care for a region of 170,000 people.  We offer a full range of surgical, medical, oncology and radiological services.   

Applicants must be registered, or eligible, for registration with the New Zealand Medical Council as a General Surgeon and a Fellow of RACS, or equivalent. Information on the process of applying can be found HERE.  

Click HERE to view the Position Profile. For further information email Bevan Jenkins,

Apply now

Consultant Otolaryngologist (Taranaki)

TDHB logo15 February 2021

Consultant Otolaryngologist 

Consultant Otolaryngologist
Taranaki Base Hospital, New Plymouth
We will consider interest in permanent or temporary tenures, hours are negotiable
Taranaki DHB is seeking an Otolaryngologist to join our expanding department providing ORL care to the Taranaki community on a part or full time basis, as well as participation on the on call roster. 
The applicant should have comprehensive training in General Otolaryngology and should have the FRACS with vocational registration or equivalent qualifications. However we are keen to consider candidates that are currently in training posts seeking employment within twelve months.
As part of the ORL service you will be expected to:

  • Provide consultant services to people requiring specialist care.
  • Interact daily with other departments.
  • Mentor junior medical staff attached to the service.
  • Have the ability to work in a range of settings i.e. Inpatient, outpatient and community settings inclusive of crisis work.
  • Cover for colleagues in their absence.

 You will be known by your peers as someone who:

  • Works well in multidisciplinary teams to provide person centred care.
  • Strives to improve the way services are developed and delivered.
  • Have excellent communication skills and the ability to interact with a wide variety of people from various backgrounds.
  • Engages with other providers, consumers, and health organisations to improve the quality and responsiveness of services.
  • Focuses on achieving results and developing and maintaining good working relationships in the workplace.

To discuss the post informally please contact either Mr. Nicholas Steventon, Clinical Lead - Consultant Otolaryngologist  on 0064 6 758 7720 or by e-mail at

The closing date for applications is 31st May 2021 however if we make an appointment prior to this date we will close the advertisement earlier.


Consultant Urologist (Rotorua)

LDHB logo10 February 2021

Consultant Urologist

Consultant Urologist
Lakes District Health Board, Rotorua Hospital
2 Permanent, Full-time or Part-time

Applications are invited for the post of Consultant Urologists.  Lakes District Health Board is bringing its Urological service back in house which has created a fantastic opportunity to grow Urological services and provide these locally for our community. The successful candidates will take part in an on call rota with registrar and house officer support.

The successful candidate should have comprehensive experience and training in Urology and must have vocational registration or equivalent qualifications. The Surgical Department has a strong track record with audit and the post holder will be expected to participate and contribute to the departments activities including advanced trainee registrar teaching, audit and medical student teaching.

The positions are available on a full-time basis, however, applications are welcomed from candidates wishing to work on a part time basis.
Lakes District Health Board host medical students from the University of Auckland. You will enjoy the benefits of teaching and supervising years 5 and 6 medical students, while having access to the University’s up to date resources. 
The Lakes District Health Board is a large organisation (1,500 staff) operating in an exciting, changing health sector.  
In Rotorua, it is easy to achieve an enviable lifestyle without having to compromise your career path.  The region’s amazing forests, lakes, mountain biking, tramping opportunities, parks and gardens, as well as a major events calendar, make it a great place to live and work.  Click on the link to see more about our region:

If you would like to make an application to this position please visit:    

To discuss the post informally please contact Carleen Dahya, Medical Staff Recruiter on phone 07 343 8711 or by e-mail at