Gastroenterologist to join Te Whatu Ora in 2024 supporting Canterbury and locations throughout the South Island.

Posted Wednesday November 30, 2022

Mō mātou - About us

When you work for Te Whatu Ora, Health New Zealand you're part of something very special. We plan, fund and deliver health services to the almost 600,000 people that live in the Canterbury region. We are committed to Te Tiriti o Waitangi and its principles by ensuring our partnership with Māori are at the forefront of all our conversations.

Te Whatu Ora, Health New Zealand, leads the day-to-day running of our health system across New Zealand, with functions delivered at local, district, regional and national levels. It weaves the functions of the 20 former District Health Boards into its regional divisions and district offices, ensuring continuity of services in the health system.

Mō te tūnga - About the role

Within Te Whatu Ora Waitaha, our Gastroenterology department provides comprehensive secondary and tertiary level inpatient, and outpatient services to Canterbury and locations throughout the South Island.

We are seeking a Gastroenterologist to join us in 2024 in permanent positions, with the flexibility to work part-time and full-time. With us you will have the opportunity to influence the development of gastroenterology services at the regional and national level, alongside working with a supportive team.

Competence in general gastroenterology and endoscopy is required, and sub specialist experience is welcomed. The position also entails provision of clinical training and supervision of medical staff, students and other staff as required, participation in the gastroenterology on-call roster, and participation in departmental research and audit activities.

Ko wai koe - About you

We are open to applications from newly qualified through to experienced physicians. Remuneration will be based on the equivalent cumulative experience of the applicant and matched to the appropriate step within the Medical and Dental Specialists Multi Employment Collective Agreement (MECA).

You will be a Registered Medical Practitioner who holds an approved higher qualification in Medicine, enabling Vocational Registration with the Medical Council of New Zealand.

To tatou tikanga - Our culture

'Ko ngā tāngata, te mātua mahi - Putting people at the heart of all we do'

Health is ultimately all about people. What's important around here is the way we care for and respect others, the responsibility taken for delivering outcomes, and going about our work with integrity.

Belonging Here

Being part of the Te Whatu Ora, Health New Zealand, our people enjoy access to, flexible working arrangements and a genuine and ongoing focus on career development.

Te Whatu Ora, Health New Zealand believes that diversity and inclusion is key to ensure we deliver the best care for our diverse population. As an organisation we are inclusive and equal opportunity employer that welcomes and respects everyone.

Tono ināianei - Apply now

Apply online, or to find out more information, please contact Amy Walker - Recruitment Specialist.

Email: Amy.Walker@cdhb.health.nz

Please note that applications made via an agency will not be considered.

The Future of the Health Industry

The role that you are applying for is one that may only be performed by a person who has been vaccinated against Covid-19. It is therefore a condition of this application that you are vaccinated against Covid-19. This vaccination requirement includes gaining Booster Doses required to perform your role under the Health Order. As a person working in the health and disability sector you will come into contact with a large number of people, some of whom may be vulnerable. Without a vaccine, there is the risk that you may contract Covid-19. The requirement to be vaccinated is to keep you safe and also to endeavour to protect others against the potential transmission of Covid-19 as a result of you contracting it in the course of your employment.

Nau mai, haere mai, tauti mai!

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