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Position Title: Ophthalmology Registrar (6 month fixed term) immediate commencement
Location: Otago
FTE (Hours): 1
Date Posted: 04/02/2021
Application Closing Date: Open
Job #: RMO5913

Keen to further develop your skills in the area of Ophthalmology?  Need to have Registrar experience in this field to be able to apply for the training programme?

Dunedin Hospital is seeking applications from those medical professionals interested in pursuing a career in Ophthalmology.  As a member of a close knit team that consists of Specialists, Trainees and those not yet on the training programme, the opportunities on offer are immense.

With an excellent teaching programme and a wide variety of cases to experience, the ability to extend your skills and knowledge base are fantastic.

Dunedin Hospital is a tertiary level hospital of 400 beds located in central Dunedin, New Zealand. The Hospital services the city of Dunedin and the wider Otago region.


What’s in it for me?

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:

The opportunity to provide healthcare to a large geographical area, ensuring your exposure to a wide range of work.

Great support for educational needs, including weekly teaching, case discussions, journal clubs, and peer review sessions

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

Free meals when on duty

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

Where do I apply?

If you are interested in applying for this role please click the ‘Apply Now’ button below.

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.

The Medical Council of New Zealand (the Council) recently introduced a new method of primary source verification using the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates’ Electronic Portfolio of International Credentials (ECFMG’s EPIC) service.  Please visit the NZMC website for more details about these changes and information on enrolling. We encourage you to begin this process as soon as possible.

If you have any questions about the role, the application or the recruitment process please contact the RMO Recruitment Advisor by emailing quoting the vacancy title and reference number.

How to Apply  
Please apply direct by clicking on the apply now button within this advertisement.
If you have any questions regarding this position please contact the Recruitment Advisor using the contact details given above.

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