Role: Consultant Anaesthetist with Intensive Care Experience
Contract: permanent or fixed term
Hours: Full time (1.0 FTE)
You’ll be responsible for the provision of anaesthetic and intensive care services including day case anaesthetics, theatre sessions, outpatient anaesthetic assessment clinics, critical care and sedation services and acute pain management.
You must be highly motivated and enthusiastic, competent to provide level 1 ICU care, vocationally registered (or eligible) in New Zealand with FANZCA (or equivalent) and willing to take a lead in quality development and teaching.
The job is in a busy 260-bed facility providing secondary services for Lower and Upper Hutt cities and the tertiary centre for regional plastics, oral maxillofacial, burns and rheumatology services.
There is a suite of 8 operating rooms and 8-bed ICU/HDU. There are 8000+ operative procedures per year in General Surgery, Orthopaedics, ENT, Gynaecology, Dental, Plastics, reconstruction and OMF, and 1,800 deliveries annually in the Obstetric Unit and 600 admissions to the ICU each year.
Hutt Valley is part of Wellington, Capital of New Zealand. The region offers great restaurants, a vibrant cultural scene and coffee culture as well as ample opportunity for outdoor pursuits. Sailing, water sports, cycle trails and walking trails among wooded hillsides with fantastic views abound in the “Coolest Little in Capital the World (Lonely Planet)”.
You can expect:
- A supportive workplace culture with a commitment to your on-going professional development.
- Comprehensive orientation programme
- Training and study opportunities
- Outstanding peer support.