Consultant Urologist / Takuta roma mimi Matanga

Location: Wellington, Porirua
Contract: permanent, full-time

About the role

An opportunity exists for an Urologist to join our team of Urology specialists in a full time permanent status. The position will involve a range of acute and elective general urology surgery, however application from a post-fellow or experienced surgeon with a sub-specialty area of interest in renal transplant would be welcomed.
The Urology service provides a comprehensive inpatient and outpatient Urology service for the Wellington region, including the Hutt Valley and Wairarapa.
As a senior medical officer, you will be responsible for providing a high standard of clinical practice and expertise to the patients under your care. It is essential that you are eligible for vocational registration with the Medical Council of New Zealand. You will be known by your peers as someone who is able to work within a multi-disciplinary environment, being able to engage with a number of different people from various backgrounds. You will also be expected to participate in the supervision and instruction of junior doctors within the service.


  • Provide acute and elective clinical care and supervision across outpatient, inpatient and theatre services
  • Participate in an acute on call roster
  • Participate in relevant service and clinical meetings
  • Assist with the supervision and training of Resident Medical Officers
  • Contribute to service and organisational initiatives

Skills and experience:

  • Vocationally registered in urology with the Medical Council of New Zealand (MCNZ)
  • FRACS (urology) or equivalent and be able to register for vocational registration with the MCNZ
  • Relevant training and specialist experience

About the organisation

Capital and Coast DHB (CCDHB) is located centrally in Wellington and has the equivalent of around 4,300 full-time staff, making us a major employer in the Wellington region. CCDHB operates two hospitals - Wellington Regional Hospital in Newtown and Kenepuru Hospital in Porirua - as well as the Kapiti Health Centre at Paraparaumu.
The Mental Health, Addiction and Intellectual Disability Service (MHAIDS) spans three DHBs - Wairarapa, Hutt Valley and Capital and Coast DHB's and includes local, regional, and national services. The local MHAIDS services are provided from multiple sites within the 3DHB sub-region - greater Wellington, Hutt Valley and Wairarapa. Te Korowai Whariki services include regional forensic and rehabilitation services covering the Central region while the intellectual disability services extend the length and breadth of the country from six bases located in Whangarei, Auckland, Cambridge, Wellington, Christchurch, and Dunedin.
Here at CCDHB we embrace diversity and welcome applications from people of all gender identities, ages, ethnicities, sexual orientations, disability and religions. A workforce that is diverse and inclusive means that we are better positioned to understand and serve our community. CCDHB is a pro-equity Health Organisation, with a particular focus on Māori and Pacific Peoples.
Wellington is New Zealand's capital city, a cultural and cosmopolitan epicentre renowned for its vibrant cafés, restaurants, international sporting and cultural events set in a beautiful natural harbour. With easy access to vineyards in the Wairarapa and beaches on the Kapiti Coast, there's plenty of opportunity for adventure or simply to relax and unwind.

How to apply

Applications will not be accepted via email. All candidates applying for any of our current vacancies must complete an online CCDHB application form by clicking the 'Apply Now' button.
Please note we will be considering applications as they are submitted. Application close on Saturday, 8 March 2020.
Please ensure your uploaded CV and cover letter is in either Word or PDF format. For further information on this role, please email and please indicate the vacancy number (SMO11-20) and job title in the subject line.

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