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Dermatologist - Dunedin

Expressions of Interest: Dermatologist


  • Dunedin Hospital
  • 1.0 FTE Permanent/Fixed Term/Locum/Remote Work within New Zealand

Patient care is at the heart of everything we do and we pride ourselves on ensuring the best possible patient experience as well as safe, high quality care.

Currently we are seeking expressions of interest for a Medical Dermatologist to be based at Dunedin Hospital. We would also consider candidates who would want to work remotely from another New Zealand centre.


Mō mātou | About us

We are seeking expressions of interests from a hospital based dermatologist (acute conditions and outpatient care) whose value is centred on providing top quality healthcare to our diverse patient population. In this role, you will be responsible for the dermatology service in a supportive and dynamic environment. In this role you will be diagnosing and treating acute skin conditions, conducting skin examinations, performing minor surgical procedures, and providing expert advice on skincare.


The Dermatology service is currently provided by locum dermatologists and we are looking to establish a small department within Dunedin hospital to look after the dermatological needs across the Southern Region od the South Island.  The primary role would be to provide outpatient clinics for patients (including paediatric) referred into secondary care by their General Practitioner but you will also work closely with the specialist teams in Dunedin hospital to provide advice, support and treatment for acute complex skin conditions. 


The dermatology service is provided out of our outpatient rooms and there are nursing staff who support the clinics.  We have a phototherapy suite and have access to medical day stay infusions.  Clinics will need to be provided both in Dunedin as well as Invercargill and so some travel will be required for this role.


Mōu | About you

The required skills and experience you will need to be considered for this role are:

  • Training and postgraduate qualifications as a Medical Dermatologist
  • Vocational registration with the Medical Council of New Zealand as a Dermatologist or be eligible to apply for Provisional Vocational Registration as a Dermatologist.

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) – dependant on prior experience and allowances in additional to this.


Rā mōnehu | Closing Date: Friday 16 August 2024
Due to the fast-paced nature of what we do, our vacancy close dates may be subject to change. Don’t delay, make sure you apply as soon as possible.


Tono ināianei | Apply now
We only accept online applications. 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:


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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