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Dunedin Hospital


  • Parental Leave Cover position, 1.0 FTE Fixed Term; based in Dunedin
  • Do you have a specialty interest in Paediatrics?
  • Use your experience and expertise to make a real difference to our patient’s health outcomes


We are looking for a NZAS Audiologist, preferably with an interest and background in paediatrics, to join our well established Audiology team based at Dunedin & Wakari Hospitals. Your expert contribution will ensure the team has the capacity to further develop the model of family-centred care that is central to the service.


About the Role

You’ll be working as part of a multidisciplinary team, with quick access to doctors and other medical staff in the ENT department. You’ll be exposed to high levels of expertise in a range of different areas, not to mention a tight-knit support system. Moreover, the clinic at Wakari is very new and spacious with excellent facilities and equipment. You’ll follow patient care through from start to finish, so it’s an ideal environment to develop and grow your professional skills.


You will be presented Interesting and challenging work with the opportunity to forge strong relationships within Dunedin Hospital and the wider community. It goes without saying that an opportunity such as this lends itself to professional development opportunities galore!


About You

Bringing excellent communication and interpersonal skills to the role will enable you to effectively interact with all users / consumers of the service, and your patient focus will ensure their correct diagnosis and care pathway. You will be able to gain an interesting range of clinical experience that includes participation in UNHSEIP and a range of other paediatric assessments as well as working closely with the ENT consultants and registrars. You will also enjoy interacting with the wider audiological community in Otago and Southland.


We seek someone with boundless enthusiasm, focus and confidence to continue to build the reputation of the service within the Southern community through effective liaising and a dedication to making things happen in the right way.


Those with a Masters of Audiology and/or experience in paediatrics are preferred, although consideration and support will be given to New Graduate Audiologists. Membership of the New Zealand Audiological Society or eligibility for membership must be demonstrated (please note that expressions of interest for the position can be submitted if this process is not yet complete).


Location, Location, Location!

Now to the city itself, Dunedin offers the opportunity to have the lifestyle you’ve always dreamed of. Boasting excellent education and restaurants, competitive costs of living and a beautiful coastline, life can be as relaxed or as energetic as you want. Our team enjoy the short commute to work, leaving ample time for what matters to you most. Add to this the close proximity to some of New Zealand’s most famous scenery and holiday destinations (think Queenstown, Wanaka and Milford Sounds to name but a few!) you can go from seaside to ski-slopes in a matter of hours.


Sounds too good to be true?


Rest assured, you can have it all here. Why not come see for yourself!


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Closing Date: Wednesday, 30 June 2021

Due to the fast paced nature of the DHB, our vacancy close dates may be subject to change. Don’t delay, make sure you apply as soon as possible.


Do you currently work for Southern DHB? If so, please apply for this role via the internal careers site.

For further information please contact Jeanie Winter, Recruitment Advisor – Surgical Services & Radiology Directorate Phone: (03) 470 9571 or Email: jeanie.winter@southerndhb.govt.nz


Pre-Employment checks

In the interests of protecting our people and our patients, all appointments will be subject to:

  • Occupational Health Assessment
  • Police Vetting / Ministry of Justice safety checks
  • Serious misconduct checks (previous Public Service departments and statutory Crown entities only)


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