About the Job

The Ophthalmology Department are seeking a Specialist Ophthalmologist to fill a full-time permanent role, based in Whangarei, Northland, New Zealand.

We are looking for an experienced Specialist with a sub-speciality interest that will make an effective contribution to the service. Please note you must be able to undertake Cataract Surgery and actively participate in the consultant on-call roster (1:5).

Whangarei is the largest hospital in Northland, providing secondary care services for the region supported by three district hospitals. The beautiful Northland covers an area of 12,600 square kilometres with a growing population of more than 190,000. As well as a warm climate, the "winterless north" offers excellent schools; affordable housing and scenic coastal areas offering a range of recreational activities. We are just a two hours' drive or 25-minute flight from the international hub of Auckland.

Te Whatu Ora Te Tai Tokerau are committed to Te Tiriti o Waitangi and holds stewardship for equitable health outcomes for Māori as Tāngata Whenua as the highest priority.

We want candidates with a real enthusiasm for teaching who are team players committed to improving and developing services to meet the population need with a passion for the delivery of equitable healthcare.

To be considered you must have or be eligible for specialist (or locum tenens) registration with the Medical Council of New Zealand as an Ophthalmologist with a vocational scope of practice. You will need to either be a fellow of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Ophthalmologists or commit to actively working to achieve this as soon as practicable.

We offer a competitive relocation package to support you and your family to make the move to Whangarei. Northland is an Approved Accredited Employer by the New Zealand Immigration Service.

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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