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Consultant Rheumatologist – Fixed term

Employer Southern DHB
Workplace Southern District Health Board
Specialty Rheumatology
Term Other
Grading Specialist / Consultant
Hours per week 40
Commencement date Open
Application closing date 07 Oct 2019
Employer Southern DHB Workplace Southern District Health Board
Specialty Rheumatology Term Other
Grading Specialist / Consultant Commencement date Open
Hours per week 40 Application closing date 07 Oct 2019

Job description

Specialist Rheumatologist
Fixed term, 12 months

Is it time for you to have a break somewhere where life is easier, and take a bit more time for you and what you really want to be doing?

We have an opportunity for a patient focused part time (0.8FTE), Specialist Rheumatologist to join our team at Dunedin Hospital for a fixed term role starting as soon as possible until August 2020.

Dunedin Hospital is the tertiary hospital for the Southern District Health Board, which covers the largest geographical area of all the DHB’s in New Zealand. Our Rheumatology Service provides a comprehensive tertiary level service to the 300,000 people within the Southern DHB district.

The Rheumatology Service at Dunedin Hospital is primarily an outpatient service, however you will be responsible for providing effective and efficient inpatient and outpatient services for our patients.

An outstanding team player and capable leader, you'll have the energy to make a positive difference with both patients and colleagues alike. In addition to enjoying a challenging workload and an exceptional quality of life, you can look forward to a highly competitive pay rate and a culture where staff are included, valued and respected for their expertise.

Dunedin is a vibrant University City and is a great place to live and work. The surrounding districts include Fiordland and Central Otago and these beautiful places are easily accessible from Dunedin. The Dunedin and Otago lifestyle offers a range of outdoor recreation opportunities and cultural activities that offer something for everyone.

Fellowship with the RACP or the equivalent is essential, you must hold vocational registration or be eligible for locum tenens special purpose registration with the NZ Medical Council.

Closing date: Monday, 7 October 2019

For further information please contact Milair Ryalls, Recruitment Advisor – Senior Medical Officers, Phone (03) 470 9604 or

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Name Milair Ryalls
Position Recruitment Advisor
Phone (03) 2145 769
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