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Position Title: Consultant Rheumatologist – Fixed term
Location: Otago
FTE (Hours): 0.8 FTE
Date Posted: 04/09/2019
Application Closing Date: 07/10/2019 11PM
Job #: 058598
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Specialist Rheumatologist


Fixed term, 12 months


Is it time for you to have a break somewhere where life is easier, and take a bit more time for you and what you really want to be doing?

We have an opportunity for a patient focused part time (0.8FTE), Specialist Rheumatologist to join our team at Dunedin Hospital for a fixed term role starting as soon as possible until August 2020.

Dunedin Hospital is the tertiary hospital for the Southern District Health Board, which covers the largest geographical area of all the DHB’s in New Zealand. Our Rheumatology Service provides a comprehensive tertiary level service to the 300,000 people within the Southern DHB district.

The Rheumatology Service at Dunedin Hospital is primarily an outpatient service, however you will be responsible for providing effective and efficient inpatient and outpatient services for our patients.

An outstanding team player and capable leader, you'll have the energy to make a positive difference with both patients and colleagues alike. In addition to enjoying a challenging workload and an exceptional quality of life, you can look forward to a highly competitive pay rate and a culture where staff are included, valued and respected for their expertise.

Dunedin is a vibrant University City and is a great place to live and work. The surrounding districts include Fiordland and Central Otago and these beautiful places are easily accessible from Dunedin. The Dunedin and Otago lifestyle offers a range of outdoor recreation opportunities and cultural activities that offer something for everyone.

Fellowship with the RACP or the equivalent is essential, you must hold vocational registration or be eligible for locum tenens special purpose registration with the NZ Medical Council.

Closing date: Monday, 7 October 2019

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

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