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Consultant Clinical Geneticist / Mātai iranga taurima tūroro Mātanga

Employer Capital & Coast DHB
Workplace Wellington
Specialty Clinical Genetics
Term Permanent
Grading Specialist / Consultant
Hours per week 34
Commencement date Open
Application closing date 31 Jan 2022
Employer Capital & Coast DHB Workplace Wellington
Specialty Clinical Genetics Term Permanent
Grading Specialist / Consultant Commencement date Open
Hours per week 34 Application closing date 31 Jan 2022

Job description

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

Location: Christchurch Hospital

Contract: Mon-Fri (34.4 hours per week)

Kōrero mō te tūranga – About the role

We seek a qualified clinical geneticist to join our Christchurch based clinical team. The position is permanent, part-time (0.86 FTE or 34.4 hours per week). A minimum twelve month locum post might be available for suitable candidates who are unsure about permanent relocation. You should be able to demonstrate broad training experience in all aspects of clinical genetics and genomic medicine. You will also participate in our extensive outreach clinic program, and there are opportunities to engage with our local laboratory providers and the University of Otago, Christchurch School of Medicine on the same site.

Applicants must be qualified as a medical practitioner, with an MBChB or equivalent, and have completed specialty training (FRACP or equivalent). You should also be registered or eligible for registration by the Medical Council of New Zealand in the Vocational Scope of Clinical Genetics.

Mō tō mātou rōpū – About our team

Genetic Health Service NZ (GHSNZ) is a national multidisciplinary clinical and diagnostic Genetic Service. CCDHB currently provides two Hubs for GHSNZ, based in Christchurch (|South Island Hub) and Wellington (Central Hub). The two Hubs provide clinical genetics services to 50% of the population of NZ, from Taranaki in the North Island to Invercargill at the southern tip of the South Island. Clinical staff in the two Hubs are part of the national service and work closely with colleagues in the Northern Hub based in Auckland.

Whats in it for you?

Flexible work/life balance in a friendly and relaxed metropolitan location
Training and professional development opportunities
Generous and flexible annual leave entitlements
Indemnity Insurance provided
An attractive relocation package
Relocation assistance

E pā ana ki a tatou – About us

Here at the 2DHBs (Capital & Coast District Health Board and Hutt Valley District Health Boards) we embrace diversity and welcome applications from all people, including 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.

The 2DHBs are pro-equity health organisation, with a particular focus on Māori, Pacific Peoples, and the Disability Community.

If you see your future in our GHSNZ team, please feel free to contact us to discuss further.

Me pēhea te tuku tono - How to apply

Click the apply now button to send your application directly to us. For further information on this role please email and indicate the job title and vacancy number in the subject line. We also welcome informal enquiries and visits

Please note we will be reviewing applications when received so please apply early.

COVID-19-2DHB requires ALL its employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19. To comply with the recent health order, applicants must have had their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine by 15 November 2021 AND their second dose no later than 1 January 2022. We are not accepting applications that do not meet this criteria.

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Vacancy contact details
Name Tamzyn Luafalealo
Position Recruitment Advisor
Phone (04) 806 2547
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