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Specialist Neurologist

Employer Waikato DHB
Workplace Waikato Hospital
Specialty Neurology
Term Permanent
Grading Specialist / Consultant
Hours per week 40
Commencement date Open
Application closing date Open
Employer Waikato DHB Workplace Waikato Hospital
Specialty Neurology Term Permanent
Grading Specialist / Consultant Commencement date Open
Hours per week 40 Application closing date Open

Job description


Where you’ll be working: Neurology, Waikato Hospital
The details: Permanent, full time hours

We have an exciting opening for a Consultant Neurologist to join our team at Waikato DHB.

About the service:
The Department of Neurology provides both secondary and tertiary level inpatient, day-patient, outpatient and neurophysiology services to both local and regional populations with close links to the regional Neurosurgery Unit based at Waikato Hospital.

About the role:
This is a challenging role which demands outstanding professional skills, commitment to the specialty and a vision of providing a team-based service founded on excellence in all aspects of the business.
There is an academic division of the Faculty of Medicine and Health Science, University of Auckland on site, along with a well-equipped Clinical School which acts as a teaching and training centre for an increasing number of undergraduates and postgraduate medical and allied health science students.

Required skills & experience:

Applicants must have advanced training in Neurology and be eligible for vocational registration with the Medical Council of New Zealand. For information about registration please visit

Fellowship training in EMG/NCS or equivalent and clinical expertise in Botox treatment would be advantageous.

Waikato District Health Board
The Waikato District Health Board (DHB) is one of the largest of 20 DHBs in New Zealand. We plan, fund and provide health and disability support services to a population of more than 400,000. You can read about our vision, strategy and values here.

Waikato Hospital in Hamilton is a Level-1 trauma centre and one of New Zealand’s largest tertiary, teaching hospitals with over 600 inpatient beds and 22 operating theatres. We also run a secondary hospital in Thames, and three rural hospitals in Te Kuiti, Taumarunui, and Tokoroa.

We are a values based and inclusive organisation that is committed to delivering the best health outcomes for our total population. To do this we are working hard to develop a robust and capable workforce that reflects the population we service. We strongly encourage applicants from all backgrounds with the necessary capability and who share our values, to apply, and would like to encourage applicants who have a Māori world view.

Why Waikato:
The Waikato region features a wide range of world-class outdoor and cultural experiences. You can surf the world-famous beaches of Raglan, swim at the beautiful beaches of the Coromandel, and hike our majestic mountain ranges. Learn more about living in the mighty Waikato here

Your application:
For further information on this position and its possibilities please contact Dr Graham Mills on +64 7 839 8899 or visit the website

Please apply directly online with Waikato DHB:

For any queries about the role please contact Taylor Spence in the Recruitment Team at

Application closing date: Open until filled

Theme “People at Heart” – Te iwi Ngakaunui
• Give and earn respect - Whakamana
• Listen to me; talk to me – Whakarongo
• Fair play – Mauri Pai
• Growing the good – Whakapakari
• Stronger together – Kotahitanga

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