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
- 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
- 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
- Salary paid in accordance with national pay scale for RMOs
- Costs of Medical Council of New Zealand registration refunded
- 30 days paid annual leave
- 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.
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