Consultant General SurgeonTaranaki Base Hospital 1.0 FTE Parental leave cover commencing August 2021 This is an exciting opportunity for a Consultant General Surgeon to join a team of five with interests in colorectal, upper GI and breast and endocrine surgery. The successful candidate will take part in a 1:6 on call roster with registrar and house surgeon support. Particular consideration will be given to applicants experienced in Endoscopy. The position is available on a full-time basis however applications will be considered from candidates wishing to work on a part time basis with private practice. The successful applicant should have comprehensive experience and training in General Surgery and must have the FRACS with vocational registration or equivalent qualifications. The department has a strong track record with audit and you will be expected to participate and contribute to the department’s activities including advanced trainee registrar teaching, supervision of house surgeons, audit and medical student teaching. A new inpatient Clinical Service Block was opened with 6 Wards and a Theatre Block comprising 6 Theatres, 12 bed PACU 1, 24 bed PACU 2, 2 Endoscopy/procedure rooms. An interventional suite and digital radiology facilities are well established. There are excellent links for tertiary services in Hamilton, Wellington and Auckland. IT services are a priority and there is a strategic plan to innovate in the area of integrated information and technology. Click hereto view the position description. The Taranaki District Health Board is a large organisation (2,100 staff) operating in the exciting, changing health sector. In Taranaki, it is easy to achieve an enviable lifestyle without having to compromise your career path. The region’s amazing mountain, rivers, lakes, fantastic coastline and outstanding surfing and tramping opportunities, masses of parks and gardens, as well as a major events calendar, make it a great place to live and work. Click on this link to see more about our region: http://liveandwork.taranaki.info To make an application click on “Apply Online” from within this page. To discuss the post informally please contact Mr Glenn Farrant, Consultant General Surgeon and Head of Department on 0064 6 753 6139 or by e-mail atGlenn.Farrant@tdhb.org.nz Closing date for applications is 30 June 2021 however if we make an appointment before this date we will close the vacancy.