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Specialist Ophthalmologist

Employer Northland DHB
Workplace Whangarei Hospital
Specialty Ophthalmology
Term Permanent
Grading Specialist / Consultant
Hours per week N/A
Commencement date Open
Application closing date Open
Employer Northland DHB Workplace Whangarei Hospital
Specialty Ophthalmology Term Permanent
Grading Specialist / Consultant Commencement date Open
Hours per week N/A Application closing date Open

Job description

(Part Time)

Northland District Health Board advocates for affirmative action and actively seeks Māori into our workforce to reflect the community we serve.

We are seeking a part time Specialist Ophthalmologist with a sub-speciality interest that will make a contribution to the service. It is essential that the applicant be able to undertake cataract surgery.

Participation in the consultant on-call roster (1:4) is required.

Whangarei Hospital is the largest hospital in Northland, providing secondary care services for the region supported by three district hospitals.

Northland covers an area of 12,600 square kilometres with a population of approximately 180,000. It boasts some of the most scenic and exciting coastal areas of New Zealand in a subtropical climate. Popular water recreation areas include the Bay of Islands and Poor Knight Islands Reserves.

Northland District Health Board is also an Approved Accredited Employer by the New Zealand Immigration Service.

We are happy to answer queries relating to this position. Email is preferred first method of contact.

Vacancy No: MD19-047

All applications and enquiries should be directed to Tania Vaile, Recruitment Officer - Senior Medical Officers, Northland District Health Board, Private Bag 9742, Whangarei 0148, Northland, New Zealand. Phone: (09) 430 4101 ext 60484, email: or visit our website:

Qualifications required

You must have a qualification that allows Vocational Registration as an Ophthalmologist with the Medical Council of New Zealand. It would be preferred if the applicant had a Fellowship of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Ophthalmologists (RANZCO).
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Vacancy contact details
Name Tania Vaile
Position Recruitment Officer
Phone (09) 430 4101 ext 60484
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