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Consultant Endocrinologist

Consultant Endocrinologist/General Medicine
Dunedin Hospital

0.5 - 1.0 FTE

We are seeking applications from a suitably experienced Endocrinologist to help us meet our service requirements at Dunedin Hospital. This role is for a 0.5 FTE Endocrinologist with the ability of combining with another speciality to form a 1.0 FTE.   


Mo te turanga | About the role
Our endocrine and diabetes service provides care to the Otago region. It is predominantly an outpatient based service although we also provide an inpatient consultation service for endocrinology. You will be expected to manage patients referred with the full range of endocrine conditions, including gender affirming hormone treatment, as well as complex diabetes patients. We have a dedicated diabetes inpatient team. You may be required to participate in outreach clinics across the Otago region and be asked to provide advice to clinicians working in our rural communities and hospitals. We have a strong focus on learning and are involved in medical student and registrar teaching. You will be expected to participate in an on-call roster (8am-4.30pm).


Are you looking for a better lifestyle and a workplace that is collaborative, progressive and passionate about learning? You will find that along with a work-life balance, you will be part of a united and inclusive team with a strong sense of manaakitanga (caring). 


We believe that our dedicated and passionate staff are a significant driving force behind the achievement of our high standards, and we need more like-minded people to help us continue providing for our community.


Outside of work the local Otago  area offers a wide range of outdoor adventure opportunities, cultural events and community groups to suit a variety of interests.


Mōu ake | About you
A requirement of the position is that you will have Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians or an equivalent qualification, enabling specialist (vocational) registration with the Medical Council of New Zealand. 


Mō mātou | About us

Te Whatu Ora - Southern has the largest geographical coverage of all the New Zealand regions, providing services to 350,000 people in diverse communities. We take pride in all the services we provide, and our aim is to continuously improve, promote and protect the health of our region.


Rā mōnehu |Closing Date:  19 April 2024
Don’t delay, make sure you apply as soon as possible.


Tono ināianei | Apply now

We accept online applications only. Please apply via our website:

For a job description or further information, please contact, Agatha Chen, Recruitment Advisor – Senior Medical Officers with your CV. Phone: +64 3 470 9604 or email:

Alternatively, come and meet us between 1 - 11 May at either Glasgow, Manchester or London to help with your decision making! 


If you currently work for Te Whatu Ora- Health New Zealand - Southern , please apply for this role via our internal careers site, found here:  Pulse > Applications > Corporate > SuccessFactors


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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