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Consultant Ophthalmologist/Kaiwhakaora kanohi Mātanga

Employer Capital & Coast DHB
Workplace Wellington Region (Wellington, Porirua, Hutt Valley)
Specialty Ophthalmology
Term Locum
Grading Specialist / Consultant
Hours per week 40
Commencement date Open
Application closing date 01 Nov 2020
Employer Capital & Coast DHB Workplace Wellington Region (Wellington, Porirua, Hutt Valley)
Specialty Ophthalmology Term Locum
Grading Specialist / Consultant Commencement date Open
Hours per week 40 Application closing date 01 Nov 2020

Job description

Nau mai, haere mai ki Ūpoko ki te uru hauora.

Location: Wellington, Hutt Valley, Porirua

Contract: Full time, 12 months fixed term position

ABOUT THE ROLE

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced ophthalmologist or ophthalmology fellow to join our ophthalmology team at CCDHB. The work will be interesting and varied, and will include clinics, operating lists, and managing a range of patients with different eye problems and working with a range of differed health professionals. While we would prefer someone with experience in or interest in glaucoma, we would consider other suitable candidates. The successful candidate will be joining a group of innovative health professionals who provide exemplary care to patients.

This is a fixed term role until 31 December 2021 to assist in our ophthalmology recovery plan post Covid-19.

DUTIES

- Provide healthcare in our clinics the Wellington region
- Provide ongoing care to patients with eye disease
- Support and teaching to other health professionals

SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

- Vocationally registered in ophthalmology with the Medical Council of New Zealand (MCNZ)
- FRANZCO or equivalent and be able to register for vocational registration with the MCNZ
- Excellent interpersonal skills and work well in a team environment
- Preferably a glaucoma specialist but will consider other sub-specialist
- Relevant training and experience
- Have a current New Zealand driver’s license

ABOUT THE ORGANISATION

Capital and Coast DHB (CCDHB) is located centrally in Wellington and has over 6,000 full-time equivalent staff, making us one of the major employers in the Wellington region. CCDHB operates two hospitals – Wellington Regional Hospital in Newtown and Kenepuru Hospital in Porirua – as well as the Kapiti Health Centre at Paraparaumu.

Here at CCDHB we embrace diversity and welcome applications from people of all gender identities, ages, ethnicities, sexual orientations, disability and religions. A workforce that is diverse and inclusive means that we are better positioned to understand and serve our community.

CCDHB is a pro-equity Health Organisation, with a particular focus on Māori and Pacific Peoples and the Disability Community.

CCDHB provides a range of specialist services including neurosurgery, oncology, neonatal intensive care and community-based services including district nursing, rehabilitation services, social work, alcohol and drug services, and home support services to a population of around 900,000 people.

Wellington is New Zealand’s capital city, a cultural and cosmopolitan epicentre renowned for its vibrant cafés, restaurants, international sporting and cultural events set in a beautiful natural harbour. With easy access to vineyards in the Wairarapa and beaches on the Kapiti Coast, there’s plenty of opportunity for adventure or simply to relax and unwind.

HOW TO APPLY

Applications close 1 November 2020 and can only be accepted when submitted through our CCDHB Careers website.

For further information on this role, please email sandra.tam@ccdhb.org.nz and please indicate the vacancy number (SMO65-20) and job title in the subject line.



Ma tini, ma mano, ka rapa te whai

By joining together we will succeed

Qualifications required

Specialist qualification in Ophthalmology - FRANZCO or equivalent and be able to register for vocational registration with the MCNZ
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Vacancy contact details
Name Sandra Tam
Position SMO recruitment advisor
Phone (04) 806 2547
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