Registrar in General Surgery

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Physician, General Surgeon

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  • Salary:

    National Pay Scale

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  • Published:

    20 days ago

  • Duration:

    6-12 months

  • Expiry date:


  • Startdate:

    August 2022

These roles present superb opportunities for trainee surgeons in a department with RACS accredited training jobs.  There are 12 x SMOs and 10 x Registrars in the Department of Surgery and all Registrar positions are accredited by the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons as training positions.   

The hospital is a Level 5 hospital with acute services including general medicine and medical sub-specialities, cardiology, intensive care, paediatrics, O&G, mental health, orthopaedics, general and vascular surgery, urology, ENT and ophthalmology.

The job contracts are for 6- 12 months based at a regional general hospital with a 13 week rotation at a satellite hospital.

Role Responsibilities

  • provide high quality medical care to surgical patients
  • participate in ward rounds, clinics and operating theatre duties
  • participate in on call rota - weekdays,  evening/night and weekend
  • first call for surgical subspecialties after hours
  • Normal working hours at 07:30 – 17:00 hours, Monday to Friday.
  • Evening hours 17:00 – 22:30 hours, Monday to Friday
  • Weekend hours 08:00 – 22:30 (long day) and 08:00 – 17:00 (short day)
  • Night duty hours 22:00 – 08:00



  • hold or be eligible for provisional general / general  registration with the New Zealand Medical Council
  • Previous experience as a House Officer on a surgical team is essential for this position, and experience at Registrar level in either Surgery or Orthopaedics is desirable.
  • three referees, one should be current supervisor
  • full covid vaccination status


  • salary paid in NZ$ as per national scale and on call duties
  • paid annual leave
  • medical registration expenses reimbursed
  • access to excellent FRACS training
  • consultant supervision
  • local shop discounts
  • hospital gym access


If interested in this role, please do not hesitate to apply today!
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