Urologist - Urology

Te Whatu Ora
New Zealand
Closing date
Feb 6, 2025

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Full Time
Position Type
  • Full time, permanent position
  • Financial relocation support offered 
Te whiwhinga mahi | The Opportunity

Te Toka Tumai Auckland is one of the largest quality health providers in New Zealand offering a wide range of primary, secondary, tertiary and quaternary services to around 1.8 million people in the northern region as well as nationally for specific specialties.

The Urology Department at Te Toka Tumai is seeking a qualified Urologist with sub- specialty interest in major open oncology as well as General Urology to join their team. Ideal applicants would have participated in post fellowship training in uro-oncology or had a minimum 12 month experience working as a consultant surgeon in the uro-oncology field. 

Applicants should be aware that Te Toka Tumai Auckland currently has a limited robotics programme via North Shore Hospital so oncology procedures are done via laparoscopy or open. Applicants should be competent at performing radical cystectomy and associated urinary diversion or reconstruction, retroperitoneal lymph node dissection, and open nephrectomy including caval thrombus resection. Experience in abdominal reconstruction of the urinary tract (cystoplasty, continent diversion) and post-renal transplant reconstruction is desirable.

The successful applicant will be based at Auckland Hospital and Greenlane Clinical Centre, where elective surgery for the population of Auckland City is performed, as well as participating in the acute on call roster for the Auckland Region. Outpatient clinics and day surgery are conducted at Greenlane Clinical Centre. An interest in clinical research is desirable.

You will need to be eligible for specialist registration with the Medical Council of New Zealand (https://www.mcnz.org.nz)

Nga Pukenga Motuhake | Important Skills

To be eligible for this role you must hold or be eligible for vocational registration as a specialist Urologist with the Medical Council of New Zealand (https://www.mcnz.org.nz). You must have an excellent work record, an ability to integrate as part of a team, and a desire for public service.

To make an initial enquiry or request more information about this unique opportunity please contact Dr Simon van Rij (Urology Service Clinical Director) on svanrij@adhb.govt.nz or Jeremy Singer (Urology Business Manager) jsinger@adhb.govt.nz.

For a detailed overview of the role, please click here

Ko wai matou | Our Organisation

We are Te Whatu Ora Te Toka Tumai Auckland. We provide health and disability services to more than half a million people living in central Auckland, regional services for Northland and greater Auckland, and specialist national services for the whole of New Zealand. Our main sites are Auckland City Hospital, Greenlane Clinical Centre and Starship Children’s Hospital, located in central Auckland.

We are part of Te Whatu Ora – Health New Zealand, the overarching organisation for New Zealand’s national health service. Te Whatu Ora leads the day-to-day running of the health system, with functions delivered at local, district, regional and national levels. We are also an Accredited Employer with Immigration NZ (Please visit Immigration NZ Accredited Employer Work Visa for more information if you will be needing a Work Visa)

We are committed to upholding Te Tiriti o Waitangi and providing culturally safe care. We value role modelling manaakitanga as demonstrated by Ngati Whatua in the gifting of their whenua on which our hospitals stand. We aspire to having a workforce reflective of the communities we serve and achieving equitable outcomes for all.

He aha nga painga o tenei mahi mou | Why you will enjoy working here

We recognise there is more to life than mahi | work, and we encourage and provide access to all our staff several services and benefits to support themselves whilst they are employed within Te Toka Tumai Auckland.

For more information on what we offer, please click here.

Me pehea te tuku tono | How to apply

Please submit your application online, outlining your experience and motivation to apply to this role.

If you have any queries about accessibility, or technical issues with the online process, please contact Kavitha John - Recruitment Consultant at kavithaj@adhb.govt.nz to discuss how we can best support your application.

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