Vascular Fellow | 12-month fixed term | Opportunity to start in 2023 or 2024

Kia hiwa ra! Kia hiwa!

Mō mātou | About us

“Ko ngā tāngata, te mātua mahi - Putting people at the heart of all we do”

When you work with Waitaha Canterbury you’re part of something very special. We plan, fund and deliver health services to the almost 600,000 people that live in the Canterbury region. We are committed to Te Tiriti o Waitangi and its principles by ensuring our partnership with Māori are at the forefront of all our conversations.

Waipapa is our new facility that has a footprint of 10,450m2, making it the South Island’s largest tertiary hospital.

Other facilities within Waitaha Canterbury include:

  • Christchurch Women’s Hospital
  • Hillmorton Hospital and the Princes Margaret Hospital – Mental Health Services
  • Burwood Hospital – Older Persons Health and Rehabilitation Services, including the Spinal injuries Unit
  • Ashburton Hospital - General Hospital, south of Christchurch

You will gain world class experience with varied case mixes and a high level of medical education, training and supervision. With 600 Resident Doctors employed in Canterbury, you will join a team committed to serving their community. You can learn more here

Ko wai koe | About You

We are looking for a Registrar or Junior Consultant who is seeking a role specifically designed to provide them with the full range of clinical experiences and training in Vascular Surgery. The role can be tailored for more open or endovascular work as required and provides an excellent opportunity to advance either open or endovascular skills.

For the advanced trainee/junior consultant the role provides access to advanced open and endovascular techniques from arch to toe. For more junior trainees, the opportunity to gain valuable experience in a recognised training unit for future specialist training applications.

This role is 12 months fixed term with the opportunity to start in 2023 or 2024. 

Ngā pūkenga me ngā wheako | Skills & Experience

  • You will have completed your first two post graduate years (PGY3+)
  • Qualifications recognized for registration with the New Zealand Medical Council FRACS, FRCS desirable or Experience in vascular surgery.
  • Knowledge and commitment of Te Tiriti o Waitangi and how the principles can be applied to health.
  • A willingness to grow and further develop an equity lens and skillset, both to assist Māori and minority groups. 
  • You must be eligible for general or provisional general registration with the Medical Council of New Zealand. You can check your eligibility by visiting the Council’s website at


Tono ināianei | Apply now

Has this interested you to join us here in Canterbury? Click apply now and in the application form you will be asked to select your specialty preference(s), please note due to current staffing arrangements and training requirements, vacancies may not occur in some service.

You will need to submit:

  • Electronic copies of your CV and covering letter, and
  • Contact details for three referees (which will be contacted right away)

For further information, email

Pandemic Vaccination Statement

The role that you are applying for is one that may only be performed by a person who has been vaccinated against Covid-19. It is therefore a condition of this application that you are vaccinated against Covid-19. This vaccination requirement includes gaining Booster Doses required to perform you role under the Health Order. As a person working in the health and disability sector you will come into contact with a large number of people, some of whom may be vulnerable.  Without a vaccine, there is the risk that you may contract Covid-19.  The requirement to be vaccinated is to keep you safe and also to endeavour to protect others against the potential transmission of Covid-19 as a result of you contracting it in the course of your employment.


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Fixed Term/Contract/Full Time

Job no: RMO246138

Location: Christchurch

Closing Date: Sunday, 18 June 2023