2023| Registrar in General Surgery Whangarei

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Physician, General Surgeon

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    National RMO Pays cale

  • Job ref:


  • Published:

    6 days ago

  • Duration:

    12 months

  • Expiry date:


  • Startdate:

    January 2023

January 2023 - January 2024

A great stepping stone to SET Training in Australia and New Zealand, a surgical registrar role in a regional general North Island hospital in New Zealand. Although not FRACS training accredited, the post nevertheless offers excellent opportunities for gaining experience.
  • full time role
  • 12 month contract
  • 2600 bed general hospital, all surgical specialities except cardiac and neurosurgery 

   Key Tasks
  • You will manage in patients, outpatients in the clinics, wards, operating theatres and do on call duties.
  • Assist with the assessment and admission of acute and elective patients under the care of your team.
  • Undertake clinical responsibilities as directed by the Consultant, also organise relevant investigations, ensure the results are followed up, sighted and signed.
  • Responsible for patient referrals and day to day ward management of patients under their team’s care, in consultation with others involved in the care of the patient where appropriate.
  • Maintain a high standard of communication with patients, patients’ families and staff.
  • Inform Consultant of the status of patients especially if there is an unexpected event.
  • Attend handover, team and departmental meetings as required.
  • Assist with teaching of other team members including students and other healthcare professionals.
  • Review and manage all referred patients to the Surgical Service
  • Give advice and liaise with GPs and other hospital medical staff
Essential Requirements  
  • Eligible for provisional or full general registration with the Medical Council of New Zealand
  • Completed internship
  • Experience working in general surgery
  • Resuscitation skills
  • Team working skills
  • Clear communication
Employee Benefits
  • Salary paid in accordance with national pay scale for RMOs
  • Costs of Medical Council of New Zealand registration refunded
  • 30 days paid annual leave
  • superannuation
  • no national insurance deductions
  • Note relocation costs are not recoverable
  • Use of hospital gym
If you are interested in this role, please forward your CV for immediate consideration.
Register for job alerts on our website and follow new positions at twitter @odysseymedic