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Position Title: Vascular Surgeon with Interventional Radiology interest
Location: Otago
FTE (Hours): 1.0 FTE 40 hours
Date Posted: 01/05/2020
Application Closing Date: Open
Job #: EOIVR001
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Vascular Surgeon with Interventional Radiology interest
Dunedin Hospital 
Permanent term, full or part time

•    Improving patient care
•    Impacting our community

About the Role 
We are keen to hear from you about this is a great opportunity where you’ll be split between vascular and interventional radiology providing flexibility in the tenths available across the two services, the number of sessions in each department will depend on candidates experience and interest.  

In addition to enjoying a varied workload and an exceptional quality of life, you can look forward to a culture where staff are included, valued and respected for their expertise.

As this role crosses two different departments we are able to vary the amount of FTE available from each specialty; this will depend on your preference. We can also accommodate a part time specialist in this role if you are keen to enjoy the benefits of a good lifestyle and a little less working.  One thing is for sure, whether it is in a part or full time capacity that you join us, you will certainly gain the advantages of working in a supportive team environment.

About the Services
Working as a vascular surgeon, Dunedin offers the benefits of working in a tertiary referral centre with 3 other vascular colleagues. The department manages all elective and acute vascular workload for our population.  There are 4 vascular interventional radiologists who work closely with vascular surgeons. 
About You
You will have several years’ experience as a Vascular Surgeon with experience in Interventional Radiology, allowing you to take part in the vascular interventional sessions in and out of hours.   
As an outstanding team player, you'll have the energy to make a positive difference with both patients and colleagues alike. You’ll also be enthusiastic about teaching and passing on their knowledge to junior members of staff. 
We are seeking applications from registered Medical Practitioners who have Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons, +/- Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Radiologists, or equivalent to enable specialist (vocational) registration with the Medical Council of New Zealand. 

About Southern DHB
Welcome to Southern DHB, our DHB covers the largest geographical catchment of all the DHB’s in New Zealand. We deliver to a population of approximately 329,000 people over the Otago and Southland regions, through two main centres, Dunedin and Invercargill. We proudly provide top quality healthcare to our population. 

You will be working in Dunedin Hospital, a 350 bed teaching and training institution in our wider Surgical Directorate, across both the Surgical and Radiology teams, bringing your specialist skills in endovascular to our team and community alike. 

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 with opportunities for a joint clinical position, as such The Otago Medical School offers undergraduate training and all sub-specialties are represented in the Southern District Health Board. 

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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