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Specialist Anaesthetist – Pain Medicine

Employer
Health New Zealand Te Whatu Ora
Location
Tauranga, New Zealand
Closing date
Apr 25, 2024

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Profession
Physician
Specialty
Anesthesiology, Pain Management
  • Permanent full-time role, based in the Sunny Bay of Plenty 
  • Free car parking & subsidised onsite gym 
  • Interesting and wide variety of work involved to keep you engaged and motivated 

Join Te Whatu Ora at a key time of change where you will meaningfully contribute to our kaupapa of creating a more equitable, accessible, cohesive and people-centred health system. This is mahi that will improve the health and well-being of everyone in Aotearoa, and we've got an opportunity for you to be part of it.

He Kōrero mō te tūranga - About the Role

An opportunity exists for a Specialist Anaesthetist who holds FFPMANZCA (or equivalent), or a specialist Anaesthetist who can demonstrate an interest in Pain Medicine, to join the Department of Anaesthesia and Pain Management at Health New Zealand, Te Whatu Ora Hauora a Toi Bay of Plenty. 

This is a permanent full-time position based at Tauranga Hospital with a commitment to supporting services across the Bay of Plenty, including Rotorua and Whakatāne Hospitals. 

For the right candidate, a part-time position can be considered. 

You will join a department and location that are experiencing growth. As a team member with a commitment providing a Pain Service across the Bay of Plenty, you will participate in all other parts of the service provision including providing care for all age groups, afterhours service, Obstetrics and Acute Care. 

If this is you, we would love to hear from you – come and join our Anaesthetic team! 

Mō Tātou – About Us

Situated in the sunny eastern coast of New Zealand's North Island, the Bay of Plenty really is just that, offering vast golden sand beaches, bush clad mountains, lush farmlands and more. Its pleasant climate means that the area has become a favourite for holiday makers, retirees and those looking for a different lifestyle outside of the main cities.

Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand, Hauora a Toi Bay of Plenty is spread across a vast geographical area and centred across two hospitals based in Tauranga and Whakatāne.  We serve a population of approximately 308,000 for the major population centres of Tauranga, Katikati, Te Puke, Whakatāne, Kawerau and Ōpōtiki.  Te Whatu Ora Hauora a Toi Bay of Plenty is one of the Bay of Plenty’s largest employers with over 4500 staff.

Ko o tatou painga – Our Benefits 

  • In-house professional development
  • Flexible working practices (e.g. We support work life balance and flexible work arrangements whenever possible)
  • Highly rewarding role and opportunity to make a difference!
  • Be a valued member of a multidisciplinary team
  • Subsidised onsite hospital gym membership 
  • Free flu vaccinations
  • Free onsite parking 
  • Discounts (with local businesses)

Tō mātou whakahaere ki te tika, te rerekētanga, me te whai wāhi mai | Our commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion

Our name, Te Whatu Ora, means ‘the weaving of wellness'. Whatu is the combining together of people, resources, organisations, thoughts and actions for the betterment and wellbeing of all. Whatu is also a direct reference to the pupil of the eye, and the vision required of the new entity and system.

At Te Whatu Ora we acknowledge and respect our people's diversity and spiritual needs, ensuring a safe workplace that is a whānau orientated and supportive environment. We are working towards a system that better meets the complex demands of a growing population, addresses the persistent inequalities experienced by Māori and ensures greater access, experience and outcomes for those traditionally not well served by the system – Māori, Pacific and Disabled People.

Tō tūranga i roto i Te Whatu Ora | Your place in Te Whatu Ora

When you join us, you become part of transforming the health system. This is a once in a life-time change, that will touch the lives of everyone in Aotearoa, and future generations. We want to see the real you in your application and welcome the real you on board if you come and work with us. Skills are gained across many areas of our life, not just in formal employment. If you can demonstrate the skills listed in the ad, but the experience was gained through whānau life, community or mahi aroha (volunteering) we encourage you to apply and share your story with us in your cover letter.

We particularly welcome applications from our diverse Māori, Pacific, disabled, and rainbow communities.

Me pēhea te tuku tono - How to Apply

You can view the position description below and to apply for the role please click “APPLY NOW.” For tracking and reporting purposes, all applications must be submitted through our online career’s portal. 

Due to this position having contact with children and Te Whatu Ora Hauora a Toi Bay of Plenty commitment to child protection, you will be subject to ‘safety checks’ under the Children’s Act at the time of hire and thereafter as per the relevant legislation.

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