Capital & Coast District Health Board

Kōrero mō te tūranga – About the role

We are looking for an applicant who has either completed their general surgical training or who is in their final year of training and is looking for a role that allows them to work in a supportive supervised environment. This will allow the successful applicant to gain further experience as an independent specialist. We require someone who thrives on change and being busy. Teaching and supervision of RMO’s is an important part of the role.

CCDHB provides UGI/HPB tertiary services to both Wellington and central regional patients. The unit has two colorectal surgeons, a Clinical Nurse Specialist roles and an RMO team. We manage patients with benign and malignant disease. Our work is driven by faster cancer treatment timeframes. The Fellow will work independently to support work in the operating theatre, and clinic setting. Participation in the department Audit programme is a requirement. The wider general surgical department covers all the general surgery sub-specialities.

The successful applicant will be joining a dynamic, supportive and busy team and will be interested in making a difference to the patients we serve.

Moū – About you

  • Vocationally registered in General Surgery with the Medical Council of New Zealand (MCNZ)
  • FRACS or equivalent qualification or to be able to register for vocational registration with the MCNZ
  • Completed their general surgical training or who is in their final year of training
  • Able to work unsupervised in clinic and operating theatres
  • Relevant skills and experience

E pā ana ki a tatou – About us

Here at the 2DHBs (Capital & Coast District Health Board and Hutt Valley District Health Boards) we embrace diversity and welcome applications from all people, including all gender identities, ages, ethnicities, sexual orientations, disability and religions. A workforce that is diverse and inclusive means that we are better positioned to understand and serve our community.

The 2DHBs are pro-equity health organisation, with a particular focus on Māori, Pacific Peoples, and the Disability Community.

Me pēhea te tuku tono – How to apply

Click here to send your application directly to us. For further information on this role please email Sandra Tam  and indicate the job title and vacancy number in the subject line.

Please note we will be reviewing applications when received and will progress through the recruitment process.

We require all our employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. This includes the booster dose within six months of receiving the second dose of initial vaccination (for some people the initial vaccination will have comprised of three doses). We are not accepting applications that do not meet this criteria.

Ma tini, ma mano, ka rapa te whai

By joining together we will succeed



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