Information for members on current positions available in the specialty of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.

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Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon Position – Wellington, New Zealand

About us

Wellington Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery is a private surgical practice in the centre of the capital. The two surgeons Wayne Gillingham and Kush Patel would like a third surgeon to join their team.  We provide the full range of surgery excluding malignancy and have the full range of inhouse equipment and staff for 3D digital planning and printing for implant and orthognathic surgery.  Jessica Buchanan is a visiting surgeon with a special interest in facial pain and oral medicine.  We share the premises with 3 dermatologists which works well.  Our practice is a cheerful enthusiastic place with high productivity and early adoption.

About you

We are looking for a surgeon that is keen to continue to develop their skills and contribute their talents to the group.  We both participate in on call and services at the local public hospital and would hope you would join us in building this service as well.  You will need NZ specialist registration.

About the position

Your week is flexible; likely 2-4 days of private practice. The majority of our minor surgery is done in one of our 3 on-site operating theatres mostly under IV sedation. You may choose to have 1 session a week for GA work at a local private hospital.  Then one day a week in the local public hospital system. Within our region there is high demand for Oral & Maxillofacial services so you can tailor your week to what works best for you.

Next step

We are hoping to employ someone within the next 12 months, if you are curious then the best step is to contact Wayne by email: wayne@welloral.co.nz

Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon – Hawke’s Bay, New Zealand

Ehara taku toa i te toa takitahi. Engari, he toa takitini.

Success is not the work of one, but the work of many.

Are you an Oral and Maxillofacial specialist looking for a great balance of interesting work and excellent lifestyle? Then look no further than Hawke’s Bay, New Zealand, a place where we value He kauanuanu – Respect, Ākina – Improvement, Rāranga te tira – Teamwork and Tauwhiro – Care.

This is an exciting opportunity to apply for a permanent position in a stunning area of New Zealand with a Mediterranean climate.

Our local health sector is undergoing innovative expansion and modification with new public and private operating theatres and other facilities under construction. As an employee of Te Whatu Ora, the New Zealand national public health system, you will be part of a collaborative team within the head and neck service providing high quality care, improving equity and health outcomes for our local population, with a high Māori and Pasifika population. The team is supported by a registrar, a house officer and a clinical speciality nurse and moving forward an additional registered nurse to support. The department is well equipped for all aspects of modern head and neck health care.

There are opportunities to develop subspecialist interests that will complement the department’s current service. We also have close ties with allied health departments, other specialities that we interact with, as well as regional and tertiary services to provide a comprehensive package of care. The department also provides medical education for undergraduate students and postgraduates.

Hawke’s Bay Fallen Soldiers’ Memorial Hospital is situated in Hastings, New Zealand, a region of over 162,000 people. The hospital is a modern facility with a large range of surgical, medical, oncology and radiological services. As a Maxillofacial specialist you will be supported by a managerial structure invested in providing support for you and new technologies.

The possibilities for private practice are some of the best in New Zealand, with the current maxillofacial surgeon having a very large head and neck and skin referral base, along with a thriving dentoalveolar surgery practice.

Remuneration will consist of the following:

  • Qualification and experience step alignment with the ASMS MECA
  • On-call allowances
  • Employer matched Superannuation contributions of up to 6% of annual earnings
  • Relocation package including removal costs, flights, accommodation and car hire*
  • Reimbursement of:
  • Annual Practicing Certificate costs
  • Medical Defence Assurance fees
  • College Membership Fees
  • Study and conference leave*
  • $1,000,000 Life/disability cover whilst travelling on company business as per company policy*

*Conditions apply and are subject to change

Hawke’s Bay is famous for its excellent seaside ‘Mediterranean’ climate, wine, food, cultural events and outdoor recreational activities. There is a strong sense of community. It is a wonderful place to raise children with a number of excellent schools that receive national recognition. The area offers an enviable lifestyle with a choice of urban or rural living, and little traffic congestion.

Come and develop your career, working in a wonderful part of New Zealand in modern facilities with a dedicated, enthusiastic, and fun team.

Applicants must be registered, or eligible for registration, with the Medical Council of New Zealand and must be a fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons, or equivalent.

To view the position profile, click HERE

For further information, please emailvacancies@hbdhb.govt citing reference HAW7702 or click the button below.

Applications close on Friday, 19 April 2024.

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The Australian and New Zealand Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (ANZAOMS) is the professional representative organisation for Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (OMS).

Our focus is on the advancement, advocacy for, and continuing education of OMS, through engagement with all levels of government, regulators, key public and private stakeholders and the general public.

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ANZAOMS acknowledges the Traditional Owners of the land on which we meet and work, and all Traditional Owners of country throughout Australia. We recognise Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples’ continuing connection to land, place, waters and community. We pay our respects to their cultures, country and elders past present and emerging.

ANZAOMS recognises the unique role of Māori as Tangata Whenua and embraces Te Tiriti o Waitangi recognising Māori as tino rangitiratanga of Aotearoa/New Zealand while embracing the three guiding principles of the Treaty – Partnership Participation and Protection. We will endeavour to implement bicultural policies and practices that incorporate and value Māori cultural concepts, values and practices.