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Position Title: Internal Medicine Physician
Location: Otago
FTE (Hours): Permanent, Part Time 0.5 FTE
Date Posted: 25/09/2018
Application Closing Date: Open
Job #: 056630
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Internal Medicine Physician

  • Dunedin Hospital
  • Permanent, part time

Are you looking for a change of pace, to spend some more time with the family; outdoors; relaxing or just not being stuck in traffic? We have a part time 0.5FTE, permanent role available at Dunedin Hospital that may just fit the bill for you.

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 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 physicians within New Zealand and overseas is welcome. We will consider applicants whose preference is part time work or who would like a joint academic appointment with the university. Please specify this in your cover letter. 


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


Closing Date: Open


Candidates please note that screening of applications will be ongoing throughout this advertising period and our advertising will be removed from the SouthernDHB 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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