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Position Title: Internal Medicine Physician
Location: Otago
FTE (Hours): 1 FTE
Date Posted: 17/04/2020
Application Closing Date: Open
Job #: 063057
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Internal Medicine Physician

•            Dunedin Hospital
•            Permanent, Fulltime

Applications are invited for an Internal Medicine Physician role at Dunedin Hospital with an expected start date of December 2020

Dunedin is a great little city with a big town feel and well-known for its Southern Hospitality. Good schools, good transportation, safe city, cultural events, music, art, international cuisine, and outdoor activities.  If you’re considering a move down south feel free to come and talk to us about the job, the schools, the university, and the recreational potential which Dunedin and its surrounds possess.

Dunedin Hospital is a 350 bed tertiary hospital with close links to the University of Otago, one of New Zealand’s leading research Institutes. The Internal Medicine Physicians contribute to the professional development and supervision of the supporting team of Registrars, House Officers and students at Dunedin Hospital. Teaching sessions are a regular feature of our department and include formal lectures, weekly journal club, medical forums, grand rounds and audit meetings. The Physicians pride themselves on providing excellent Registrar exam preparation courses and enjoy a nearly 100% success rate. 

The successful candidate will have a broad Internal Medicine background and will be expected to participate in a 1 in 8 on call roster.  You will be joining a dedicated team of nine senior staff who primarily provide acute inpatient care for patients.  Outpatient Clinics held in our satellite hospitals in the Otago region may also be part of the successful applicant’s duties

Fellowship with the RACP or an overseas equivalent is essential as is eligibility for vocational registration with the Medical Council of New Zealand.

Applications from overseas Physicians are welcome and a start date will be negotiated with registration and immigration requirements taken into consideration.

Applications for part-time work or to include teaching and research roles will be considered.

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Closing Date: Open

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

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

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