Consultant Ophthalmologist at Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Southern, Otago
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
Salary: ASMS MECA 2022 (NZD 170,369 - 250,560)
- Join us as we change the future of healthcare in Southern NZ (Permanent 1.0 FTE negotiable)
- Close knit, supportive team
- Negotiable start date
We are seeking two general ophthalmologists - ideally with an interest in Medical Retina/Uveitis for a full-time, permanent position at Dunedin Public Hospital Eye Department. We would also welcome inquiries from ophthalmologists with other subspecialty interests.
Mō te tūranga - About the role
The Dunedin Public Hospital Eye Department provides ophthalmology services to all of Otago and Southland so we require a dynamic, hardworking individual with excellent time management skills to become an integral part of our close-knit team. Our links with the University of Otago and affiliation with the Otago Medical School means that you are an honorary lecturer to Medical Students and there is a chance to be involved in research. We also provide training to registrars from the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Ophthalmologists and enjoy helping them on their journey towards becoming a future ophthalmologist and often host the 'Part 2' course prep in the department.
We are seeking an Ophthalmologist who knows the New Zealand health system intricately and the constraints we face within ophthalmology - so we welcome applications from a forward-thinking, innovative ophthalmologist who loves challenges and working in a busy department. This role is primarily based in Dunedin but some travel across the Southern District is expected. You will be expected to participate in the on-call roster, routine ophthalmology clinics, theatre and some outreach clinics. You will also need to be flexible with your schedule. You must have completed your specialist training and be eligible or already hold vocational registration with the New Zealand Medical Council.
Mōu ake - About you
- Eligibility for vocational registration with the Medical Council of New Zealand
- FRANZCO or equivalent board certification (American board of Ophthalmology, FRCSC, FRCOphth)
- Enthusiastic about teaching and passing your knowledge to junior members of staff
- Excellent communication and time management skills
Mō mātou - About us
Te Whatu Ora - Southern has the largest geographical coverage of all the New Zealand regions, providing services to 350,000 people in diverse communities. We take pride in all the services we provide, and our aim is to improve, promote and protect the health of our region. We believe that our dedicated and passionate staff are a significant driving force behind the achievement of these standards, and we need more like-minded people to help us continue providing for our community.
Utu whānui - Salary range
This role belongs to the ASMS Collective Agreement and falls between step 1 ($170,369) and step 15 ($250,560 p.a pro-rata).
Rā mōnehu - Closing date: Thursday, 30 November 2023.
Due to the fast-paced nature of what we do, our vacancy close dates may be subject to change. Don't delay, make sure you apply as soon as possible.
Tono ināianei - Apply now
For a job description or further information, please contact, Agatha Chen, Recruitment Advisor - Senior Medical Officers with your CV. Phone: +64 3 470 9604 or email: email@example.com
If you currently work for Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand - Southern, please apply for this role via our internal careers site, found here: Pulse > Applications > Corporate > SuccessFactors
In the interests of protecting our people and our patients, all appointments will be subject to the following:
- Occupational health assessment
- Police vetting/Ministry of Justice safety checks
- Serious misconduct checks (previous Public Service departments and statutory Crown entities only)
- Covid-19 vaccination is expected for all workers at higher risk of workplace exposure to Covid-19 through face-to-face patient interaction, working in clinical areas and contact with potentially infectious materials and surfaces
We only accept online applications. Please apply via our website: https://careers.southernhealth.nz/job/Consultant-Ophthalmologist/587432310/
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
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