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Medical Registrar

Southern DHB is currently seeking applications from RMOs interested in joining the team at Dunedin Hospital as a Medical Registrar.

 

The Role

You’ll be part of a team working across a range of RACP accredited runs for both Basic and Advanced Training, which include:

  • Internal Medicine
  • Cardiology (includes one Fellow position
  • Renal
  • Endocrinology
  • Oncology
  • Respiratory
  • Haematology
  • Gastroenterology
  • Rheumatology
  • Older People’s Health
  • Neurology
  • ICU

 

An extensive basic training programme that is designed to provide quality examination support, resulting in good FRACP pass rates.  Examples of the support on offer include access to the Dunedin written and clinical courses, regular study groups, case preparation, and Saturday morning clinical sessions.

 

The best of both the clinical and academic worlds through extensive links to the University of Otago’s Dunedin School of Medicine. Working closely with consultants who are employed by both the School of Medicine and the Southern DHB you will have opportunities to link in with those at the forefront of research and/or teaching.

 

Regular educational opportunities, including the Medicine Grand Round, sub-speciality Grand Rounds, Journal Clubs, radiology meetings, cardiology teaching and Clinical Audit Meetings.

 

Regular opportunities for those interested in teaching through sessions with medical students.

 

In a department that has a strong academic presence, opportunities for successful candidates will be far and wide, and will involve the ability to undertake research as part of training and free meals when on duty.

 

The Hospital

Dunedin Hospital is a tertiary level hospital of 350 beds located in central Dunedin, New Zealand, servicing the city of Dunedin and the wider Otago region.

Southern DHB (which encompasses Dunedin and Southland Hospital) has a strong collaborative relationship with the University of Otago, making a number of teaching and research options possible for those keen to pursue their academic careers whilst completing their clinical work.

 

The Location

A lifestyle that is hard to beat!  Dunedin is a wonderful place for families, with great educational facilities (primary through tertiary) and many activities available for all ages.  Some of New Zealand’s most famous national parks, ski fields and wineries are within easy driving distance.  To find out more about living here please click the following link: https://www.dunedinnz.com/

 

Requirements

  • You will be training towards a career as a Physician or wanting to move into General Practice or Rural Hospital Medicine.
  • We are interested in hearing from RMOs with a minimum of two years’ post qualification experience and who possess a keen interest in the area of General Medicine.
  • Advanced Trainees must have passed the FRACP and be deemed by the RACP as having advanced into this category of training.
  • You must be legally entitled to work in New Zealand, and be eligible for general or provisional general registration with the Medical Council of New Zealand.  You can check your eligibility for registration by visiting the Council’s website at www.mcnz.org.nz
  • Please note that your application must contain the following:
  • Up to date electronic copies of your CV and cover letter
  • Contact details for three Consultants we may contact directly for references.  These Consultants should have supervised your day-to-day clinical work and one of the referees provided must be from your current or most recent employer.  Please ensure you advise your referees of their nomination so they are aware they will be contacted by Southern DHB.

 

If you are applying for an advanced training position we recommend contacting the department of interest directly as well.

 

Candidates who are not currently registered with the New Zealand Medical Council should be aware that it is a requirement of the NZ Medical Council that your qualifications are approved through EPIC. If you have a commitment to working in New Zealand it is highly recommended that you start this process as soon as possible so as to allow your subsequent registration to be undertaken in a timely fashion. For more information please visit MCNZ website re EPIC Credentialing.

 

About Southern DHB

Southern DHB has the largest regional coverage of all the New Zealand health boards, providing services to 350,000 people in diverse communities across a huge geographical area. 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.

 

Now is also a great time to relocate to Southern if you were considering a move. The Southern district offers the benefits of excellent amenities, first class primary through to tertiary education and outstanding recreational opportunities. Whether it is surfing, kayaking or sailing; skiing, hunting or fishing; theatre, live-music or art – there’s literally something for everyone. Why don’t you check out https://careers.southernhealth.nz/ for what the region and we can offer you and your whanau.

 

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

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)

 

COVID VACCINATION REQUIREMENTS

  • Following the update to COVID-19 Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Order 2021, to be employed with Southern DHB you will be required to be fully vaccinated as a health care worker.  If you have already been fully vaccinated you will need to provide proof of this to Occupational Health staff. If you are not yet fully vaccinated you must make arrangements to be fully vaccinated, as required by the Order, by 1 January 2022.   

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