Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
TE WHATU ORA – WAIKATO DISTRICT
Plastics Surgery Department
Applications are invited for the 2024/2025 training year for non SET Registrar Positions (2yrs+ Post Graduation) at Waikato Hospital.
Note: Those who are commencing as trainees will commence as directed by their college.
Waikato Hospital is a teaching hospital and the major tertiary referral center providing specialised and emergency healthcare for the Te Manawa Taki and Waikato area, with patient's catchment of ~ 1,007,000 people. It is the only major hospital in New Zealand to offer all surgical specialties on one campus and is the major trauma hospital for the Te Manawa Taki region.
Candidates who have completed two years post graduate hospital experience including a variety of surgical experience will be considered. This is an excellent opportunity to experience the breadth of surgery in our large tertiary setting before honing in on a training pathway. We provide an excellent training environment with very good supervision, as well as opportunities for career planning and development as you will gain extensive experience in a wide variety of settings.
Waikato Hospital has 550 general inpatient beds, performs in excess of 34,000 surgical procedures per year in the 24 theatre operating suite, and sees an average of 220 emergency department presentations per day.
Located in Hamilton city, the third largest city in North Island; 1½ hours drive south of Auckland, and offers a superb lifestyle and quality-of-life working environment. As the largest employer in Hamilton, there is a varied and approachable social network based around the hospital. It is within easy reach of both West Coast surfing and East Coast leisure beaches. The Ruapehu Ski-fields are three hours drive away, and there are outstanding opportunities for hiking, sailing, fishing, biking and many other outdoor activities within the Waikato, and throughout New Zealand.
Please note - it is your responsibility to provide three current references. To print off the referee report, please click on the "Reference form" icon below. Please attach completed references with your application.
If you are an overseas doctor would you please visit the Medical Council of New Zealand web site to ensure that your qualifications meet their criteria for registration to practice medicine in New Zealand.
The direct link to their self assessment page is:
You will need to complete the six questions to ascertain whether or not you are eligible for registration in NZ. If you do not have access to do the self-assessment test on-line you can contact the MCNZ by telephone: +64 4 384 7635.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
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