There is a DHB on the North Island looking for two Consultant Dermatologists to join their team of physicians. This is an exciting opportunity for a specialist, who is committed to the further development of dermatology and skin lesion services within the region
These positions are offered with hours flexible to suit the right person and there are opportunities to increase hours in private practice locally.
As a Specialist Physician in dermatology you will work with the other specialist physicians in the Department of Medicine. You will provide clinical services that include outpatient, community assessment and management of people requiring specialist dermatology care, and community based support services. Clinics are provided in five different locations across the region. Strong clinical liaison with other DHBs will be maintained and formalised networks with tertiary centres further developed
The hospital is a large secondary level, 400 bed accredited public facility providing acute and elective care for a region of over 162,000 people – it is a modern facility with a full range of adult and paediatric clinical and support services expected in a district general hospital.
The DHB has extensive clinical teaching commitments in partnership with Wellington Medical School, University of Otago and the local Eastern Institute of Technology.
The area is famous for a warm and sunny climate, fine wine and Art Deco architecture. There are excellent schools, a wide range of sporting and leisure opportunities. The lifestyle on offer is enviable for yourself and your family.
This role offers a great opportunity to develop your career, enjoy the benefits of a fantastic region and achieve a desirable work life balance. There are also opportunities for candidates to work across both public and private sectors. The flexibility is there to suit your career preferences.
A suitable candidate would be proficient in the basics of cutaneous surgery and needs an overall understanding of the treatment of skin cancer.
Applicants must be registered or eligible for registration, with the Medical Council of New Zealand as a Specialist and hold appropriate specialist qualifications in Dermatology such as being a fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians, or equivalent.