About the Job


Permanent, Part-time

64 hours per fortnight (0.8FTE)

We are seeking a Dermatologist for Hawke’s Bay, who shares our values of He kauanuanu –Respect, Ākina – Improvement, Rāranga te tira – Teamwork and Tauwhiro – Care.  This is an exciting opportunity for a specialist, who is committed to the further development of dermatology and skin lesion services across the Hawke's Bay health sector.

The position is based at Hawke’s Bay, with 0.8 FTE and there are opportunities to increase hours in private practice locally.

As a Specialist Physician in Dermatology you will work with the other Dermatologist, Dermatology Clinical Nurse Specialist and Dermatology Nurses in the Whanau & Communities Group.  You will provide clinical services that include outpatient, community assessment and management of people requiring specialist dermatology care, and community-based support services. Clinics are provided in Hastings, Napier, Wairoa and Waipukurau.  Strong clinical liaison with other surgical specialist such as General Surgery, ENT and Ophthalmology and non-surgical departments such as Paediatrics and the full range of medical specialties will be maintained. 

Hawke’s Bay is situated in Hastings. It is a large secondary level, 400 bed accredited public facility providing acute and elective care for a region of over 162,000 people. The hospital is continuously improving facilities. It provides a full range of adult and paediatric clinical and support services expected in a district general hospital. Te Matau a Māui, Hawke’s Bay has extensive clinical teaching commitments in partnership with Wellington Medical School, University of Otago and the local Eastern Institute of Technology.  The Dermatologists also participate in the postgraduate teaching programme including Grand Rounds, Journal Club, Registrar and House Officer teaching.  

This role offers a great opportunity to develop your career, enjoy the benefits of a fantastic region and achieve a desirable work life balance.

A suitable candidate would be proficient in the full range of medical dermatology, including some paediatric dermatology, patch-testing, photo-dermatology, tele-dermatology, simple cutaneous surgery and management of skin cancer.  They would be enthusiastic about empowering the patient, their whenay and healthcare providers to look after their skin in health and disease, liaising with primary and other secondary care services to provide equitable access and patient-centered care.

We have no doubt that you will love everything Hawke’s Bay has to offer. Situated on the east coast of the North Island, you will enjoy the stunning climate and beaches, a wide range of sporting and leisure opportunities, wine, food and cultural activities. An environment and work/life balance that is second to none. 

Applicants must be registered, or eligible for registration, with the Medical Council of New Zealand as a Specialist and hold appropriate specialist qualifications in Dermatology, such as being a fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians, or equivalent.

If you are interested in this opportunity, please apply online and attach an up to date copy of your CV for consideration. 

For a discussion about this role or
other opportunities contact Alasdair today.

alasdairl@headmedical.com / 0131 357 1848

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