Provisional Fellowship Anaesthetist

Specialty: Anaesthesia

Grading: Medical Officer

Number of positions: 2

Job Hours: Fixed-term, full-time

Required qualifications: To be eligible to apply for this role, you must meet ANZCA Provisional fellowship training requirements including prospective approval for this role. You must also be eligible for general or provisional general registration with the medical council of New Zealand. Due to the nature of this role, you will need to be a NZ or Australian Citizen or resident or have an appropriate visa to live and work in NZ. We will consider applicants from overseas training schemes where the candidate has completed all their exams and advanced training runs and will be in their final year of training. Mō mātou - About us

Dunedin Hospital
Fixed-term, one year from February 2024, full-time (2X)
Salary: ASMS MECA MOSS 2022 (NZD 129,547 – 195,800)
Mo te turanga – About the role

Dunedin Hospital’s Anaesthesia Department welcomes applications for the position of Anaesthesia Provisional fellowship for a full-time, fixed-term, one year capacity starting at the beginning of registrar change over until late January 2025. As an Anaesthesia Fellow, you’ll be expected to provide afterhours shift work during the week and will participate on a 1:5 weekend roster. In the second six month of the year additional SMO on call hours will be introduced. The roster includes protected training lists as well as non-clinical time for CPD plus Registrar and Anaesthetic Technicians trainee teaching. Opportunities exist for protected training time to included rostered time with other specialty services relevant to the candidate’s area of interest i.e. Cardiac Cath Lab.

We are a tertiary level hospital with a full range of elective and acute surgical specialities and can offer you a varied and challenging array of anaesthesia work.

Ideally, we are looking for someone with the following skills and experience to complement our team:

An excellent general anaesthesia skill set
A team player with exceptional interpersonal skills who builds effective relationships both within and external to their team
Is solution focussed and can demonstrate excellent decision making and priority setting in a clinical environment
Enthusiasm for teaching and passing on their knowledge to junior members of staff

Mō mātou – About us

Dunedin is a great little city with a big town feel and well-known for our Southern Hospitality. Outside of work, you will find life in Dunedin to be very easy with its affordable living, great schools, laid back lifestyle and world-famous wildlife on the Otago Peninsula. This compact yet vibrant regional city has plenty of energy, which is to be expected with it being a university town. This sustains great activities such as theatre, stunning gardens, art galleries, live-music and a diverse selection of restaurants and cafés. Central Otago is a notable holiday destination and many outdoor recreation opportunities are easily accessible from Dunedin. Our current Urology Clinical Director would like to personally recommend the trout and sea fishing!

Painga – Benefits:

Supportive team
Work life balance
University of Otago hub and close working relationships with medical students and university staff.
Access to ski fields, mountain biking trails, and local beaches with world famous surfing
Close to national hiking tracks
Utu whānui – Salary range

This role belongs to the ASMS Collective Agreement and falls between the Step 1 ($129,547) and Step 14 ($195, 800 per annum pro rata) – dependant on prior experience and allowances in additional to this.

Rā mōnehu – Closing date: Friday, 14 April 2023.

Due to the fast-paced nature of what we do, our vacancy close dates may be subject to change.

Tono ināianei – Apply now

For further information, please contact, Agatha Chen, Phone: +64 3 470 9604 or email:

Due to the nature of this role, we will not be able to accept agency or international candidates.

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

Pre-employment checks

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 vaccination requirements

New employees of Te Whatu Ora Southern will need to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, which includes two doses and a booster dose of an approved vaccine. If you are unable to receive a COVID-19 vaccine or booster for any reason, please indicate this in your cover letter so we can discuss this with you further and establish if you meet any criteria for an exemption.

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Vacancy contact details

Name: Agatha Chen

Position: Recruitment Advisor - Senior Medical Officers


Phone: (03) 470 9604