Job Openings Specialist Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon

About the job Specialist Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon

Our client is looking to appoint a Specialist Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon to work in one of its regional hospitals


The details: Permanent - Full time and part time hours available


About the service:

The Oral & Maxillofacial department is a tertiary service whose catchment covers the Central North Island NZ. The Hospital in Hamilton is a Level-1 trauma centre and one of New Zealand's largest tertiary, teaching hospitals with over 600 inpatient beds and 22 operating theatres.


About the role:

The position includes a role in the Oral & Maxillofacial Department, which practices the full scope of the specialty, including; all maxillofacial trauma, dentoalveolar surgery, dentofacial deformity, surgical management of TMJ, and all benign and malignant pathology including surgical treatment of head & neck oncology. There will be an on-call component to the position.


Required skills & experience:

This is a challenging role which demands outstanding professional skills, commitment to the specialty and the department and a vision of providing a team-based service founded on excellence in all aspects of the business. Applicants must be suitably qualified Medical Practitioners who hold qualifications that are registrable with the New Zealand Dental and Medical Councils. You should also hold or be eligible for vocational registration in Oral Maxillofacial Surgery with the New Zealand Medical Council.  


Why our client?

The District Health Board (DHB) is one of the largest of 20 DHBs in New Zealand. They plan, fund and provide health and disability support services to a population of more than 400,000. They run five hospitals across the district - a tertiary hospital in Hamilton, a secondary hospital in Thames, and three rural hospitals in Te Kuiti, Taumarunui, and Tokoroa.


Our client is a values based and inclusive organisation that is committed to deliver the best health outcomes for our total population. To do this they are working hard to develop a robust and capable workforce that reflects the population we serve. They strongly encourage applicants from all backgrounds with the necessary capability and who share our values to apply and would greatly value seeing more applicants from our M?ori communities.


The Location

Waikato is the fourth largest region in New Zealand and located just south of Auckland. It features a wide range of world-class outdoor and cultural experiences. You can surf the world-famous beaches of Raglan, swim at the beautiful beaches of the Coromandel, and hike our majestic mountain ranges.   


The Offer

For appointed candidates they offer a competitive relocation allowance and assistance.