Colorectal Fellow - October 2020

Our Purpose

The Canterbury District Health Board systematically plan, fund and deliver care to almost 600,000 New Zealanders that live in the Canterbury region. The Canterbury Health System is a world leader 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

The Department of General Surgery at Christchurch Hospital are proud of the services we deliver to the people of Canterbury and surrounding DHBs.  We are a dynamic and innovative team of 22 SMOs, 19 RMOs and 12 House Officers, with a large administrative and nursing team. 

The Role

The Department of General Surgery is offering a 12 month Fellowship in General Surgery with a speciality focus in Colorectal starting in October 2020. This Fellowship position is for a one year fixed term role that is aimed to increase your clinical experience in a large tertiary hospital. The successful applicant will be required to participate in acute service on a rotational and on-call basis.

The variety, training and opportunities you will have at our leading hospital are world-class, so your medical career is set for serious enhancement.

Our Culture: What matters to us

Ko Te Whatu Manawa Tangata

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 the Canterbury District Health Board, our people enjoy access to, flexible working arrangements and a genuine and ongoing focus on career development.

We hope you’ll seriously consider joining us, but if this role isn’t a good fit for you, please share this opportunity with people in your personal networks.

Apply online, or to find out more information, please contact Tracey Sutherland – Recruitment Specialist.


Your application will be reviewed and progressed as soon as possible.

Fixed Term/Contract/Full Time

Job no: 237127

Location: Christchurch

Closing Date: Wednesday, 20 November 2019