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Consultant Neurologist

Consultant Neurologist
Dunedin Hospital

  • Join us as we change the future of healthcare in Southern NZ (Permanent 1.0 FTE negotiable)
  • Close knit, supportive team
  • Negotiable start date

Working at Dunedin Hospital you will provide a full range of neurological services alongside enthusiastic colleagues.  This may include contributing to clinical neurophysiology and botulinum toxin clinics.    


Mō te tūranga | About the role
Our Neurology service provides both inpatient and outpatient services to our community and you will contribute to outreach clinics at regional hospitals in the southern region. An acute service for emergencies is provided , so your role has a 1:5/6 on-call rota (8am – 6pm). We are a tertiary level hospital with a full range of elective and acute surgical specialities and can offer you a varied and challenging array of work. Ideally, we are looking for someone with the following skills and experience to complement our team:

  • A team player with exceptional interpersonal skills who builds effective relationships both within and external to their team
  • Is solution focussed and can demonstrate excellent decision making and priority setting in a clinical environment
  • Enthusiasm for teaching and passing on their knowledge to junior members of staff


Mōu ake | About you
You will need to have the Royal Australasian College of Physicians (RACP) or equivalent qualification and must hold, or be eligible for, vocational registration with the New Zealand Medical Council.


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


Painga | Benefits

  • Supportive team and mentors
  • Great work/life balance with minimal commute and easy access famous national parks, ski fields and wineries


Utu whānui |Salary range
This role belongs to the ASMS Collective Agreement and falls between the Step 1 ($185,380) and Step 15 ($267,980 per annum pro rata)


Rā mōnehu |Closing Date:  26 July 2024

Tono ināianei | Apply now
We only accept online applications. Please apply via our website:  An informal discussion before interview is welcomed!

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

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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