Anaesthesia Provisional Fellow | January 2024

Our Purpose:

Te Whatu Ora, Health New Zealand systematically plan, fund and deliver care to almost 600,000 people that live in the Canterbury region. The Canterbury Health System is recognised as world leader’s in the delivery of integrated health care.  Our main focus is placing people (staff and patients alike) at the centre of everything we do.

The Team:

Our Anaesthesia Department provides services in Christchurch for Te Whatu Ora, Waitaha. Surgical Services include all the main surgical specialities including Cardiac-thoracic, Neurosurgery, Spinal surgery Paediatric/Neonatal surgery and Plastic and Reconstructive surgery.  The Department of Anaesthesia also provides services to the Spinal Injuries Unit at Burwood Hospital.

The Role:

We are seeking Provisional Fellows in Anaesthesia who will be based at Christchurch Hospital. The department has 3 positions available which will be commencing on the 31st of January 2024 as a 12 month, full-time, fixed term position.

The Provisional Fellow positions are accredited by the Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists and offer an ideal bridge between registrar training and consultant practice.

Provisional Fellows are given an increased level of responsibility and manage a wide range of elective and acute cases.  Where possible, sub-specialty interests will be accommodated.

Applicants must have passed the Final Fellowship Examination and be entering their fifth year of training (or equivalent).

Our Culture: What matters to us

Ko ngā tāngata, te mātua mahi

Putting people at the heart of all we do

Health is ultimately all about people. What’s important around here is the way we care for and respect others, the responsibility taken for delivering outcomes, and going about our work with integrity.

Belonging Here

Being part of Te Whatu Ora, Waitaha our people enjoy access to, flexible working arrangements and a genuine and ongoing focus on career development.

Te Whatu Ora believes that diversity and inclusion is key to ensure we deliver the best care for our diverse population. As an organisation we are an inclusive and equal opportunity employer that welcomes and respects everyone. 

Apply online, or to find out more information about the recruitment process, please contact Amy Walker– Recruitment Specialist.


Should you require any further clinical information please contact Consultant Anaesthetist Owen Davies by email:

Please note that applications made via an agency will not be considered.

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.  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

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Permanent/Full Time

Job no: COAM3245619

Location: Christchurch

Closing Date: 10 April 2023