Orthopaedic Vacancies

Joint Clinical:  Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor and Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon
Otago Medical School and Southern DHB

The successful applicant will hold the position of Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Otago, as well as being a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon at Southern DHB.  Both roles are 0.5 FTE equalling the equivalent of one full-time position.  The position will be held as a single contract with the University.  The appointee will be based at Otago Medical School in Dunedin and provide leadership in teaching and research with the opportunity for collaboration with researchers in the University's medical and biomedical science departments. Visit the DHB website for the full job description and to apply.  Applications close 17 January 2021, Ref No. 2000741.

Consultant Orthopaedic Spinal Surgeon - Southern DHB
An 0.8 FTE (32 hours per week plus on call roster) position.  The DHB is seeking an orthopaedic surgeon who should have an interest and fellowship experience in spinal surgery.  The applicant should also be proficient in general orthopaedics and trauma.  You will be working in a state-of-the-art hospital which was newly constructed in 2004 and has PACS digital radiology, MRI, CT, and the iSOFT patient management system.  The Orthopaedic Service covers most Orthopaedic subspecialties, other than scoliosis surgery, and dedicates the entirety of Wednesday morning to teaching and case review.   View the job advertisement here and visit the DHB website for the full job description and to apply.  Job No. 059595. 

Orthopaedic Registrar - Southland Hospital
Southern DHB is seeking applications from RMOs interested in joining their Orthopaedic team at Southland Hospital.  They are interested in hearing from RMOs with a minimum of two years post qualification experience, preferably including at least six months Orthopaedic experience.  View the job description here and visit the DHB website to apply.  Job No. RMOS184.

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon - Waikato DHB
A full time permanent position is available for a surgeon with significant experience and Fellowship training in adult spinal surgery and care. You will be joining three existing orthopaedic spine surgeons at Waikato Hospital. The position includes a role in general orthopaedics as well as management of orthopaedic trauma and involvement in outreach clinics. There will be an on-call component to the position.

The Orthopaedic Unit operates with 54 adult beds across 2 wards, plus paediatric beds in a paediatric ward.  The team covers all subspecialties with the exception of paediatric spinal surgery.   Applicants must be suitable qualified Medical Practitioners with an Australasian Fellowship in Orthopaedics or recognised equivalent as well as either registered or eligible for vocational registration with the New Zealand Medical Council.    

Contact Joe Baker, Clinical Director for Spinal Surgery, to discuss the role.  For more information and to apply please visit the Waikato DHB website.

Registrars (2 positions) - Waikato Hospital
From 2019 two 0.5 FTE registrar positions are available at Waikato Hospital.  These are designed to allow continued clinical practice in the field of orthopaedic surgery whilst enabling the registrar to dedicate the remaining time during the week to academic activity.

Academic activity will be supervised by Mr Joe Baker who has a part-time academic appointment.  Successful candidates are encouraged to develop their own ideas.  However, a number of opportunities exist already in the department.  For suitably impactful research additional funding may be sought.

Informal enquiries can be made to Mr Joe Baker.