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Position Title: Vascular Surgeon
Location: Otago
FTE (Hours): Up to 1 FTE
Date Posted: 21/05/2019
Application Closing Date: 18/06/2019 11PM
Job #: 053684
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Consultant Vascular Surgeon

Dunedin Hospital


  • Permanent, Part or full time


Welcome to Southern DHB, our DHB covers the largest geographical catchment of all the DHB’s in New Zealand. We proudly provide top quality healthcare to our population and are currently working on plans to build a new Hospital in Dunedin city. Dunedin Hospital is the Tertiary Hospital for our district, a 350 bed teaching and training institution.  We have strong links with the Dunedin School of Medicine, the University of Otago, a Royal Australian & New Zealand College of Surgeons Integrated Training Program site. There is a strong academic vascular department at the Otago Medical School.


As part of our wider Dunedin wider Surgical Directorate, you will join three other vascular colleagues bring your specialist skills in vascular surgery to our team and community alike. You will have the opportunity to benefit from working in our new facilities when building is complete but in the meantime you’ll enjoy working with our experienced, professional and skilled team.


In this role you will be involved in both both elective and emergency based interventions. You’ll meet with our community through clinics and theatre, and take part on our on-call roster.

We undertake carotid surgery; all range of lower limb revascularizations; diabetic foot salvage procedures (open endovascular and hybrid); aortic aneurysms repair (including salvage procedures (open, endovascular and hybrid); aortic aneurysms repair (including TAAA); endovascular treatment (advanced revascularizations; hybrid procedures; EVAR and TEVAR; vascular trauma; investigation and management of patients with varicose veins, arterial disease, including aneurysms and blocked arteries and hernias. Complete range of venous surgical procedures (including varicose veins surgery or reconstructions for DVT); catheter-based intervention as well as traditional surgical treatment for aneurysms and obstructive arterial disease.


Dunedin is a city known for their southern hospitality and having some of New Zealand’s most famous scenery and holiday spots on its doorstep (Queenstown, Wanaka, Milford Sound, Stewart Island to name a few).  You can enjoy a diverse range of leisure activities from skiing to trout fishing, surfing, hiking or mountain biking just a stone’s throw from your door.  Dunedin has an abundance of amenities, educational (primary through tertiary) facilities, arts scene and cultural life. 


If this sounds like you and where you would like to be, don’t hesitate to contact us.


To be considered for this role you will need to possess FRACS or an equivalent qualification, allowing you to gain a vocational registration with the MCNZ. Ideally you will already hold a current registration with the New Zealand Medical Council. Trainees within a few months of completing FRACP training are welcome to express an interest.


Closing Date: Tuesday, 18 June 2019

Candidates who are not currently registered with the New Zealand Medical Council should be aware that from 1 November 2017 it will be the 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


Candidates please note that screening of applications will be ongoing throughout this advertising period and our advertising will be removed from the Southern DHB website in the event of the role being filled.



For further information please contact Milair Ryalls, Recruitment Advisor – Senior Medical Officers, Phone (03) 470 9604 or

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