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Consultant Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon


  • Join us as we change the future of healthcare in Southern NZ (Permanent 1.0 FTE)
  • Close knit, supportive team
  • Negotiable start date

In this newly created role that will be hospital based, we are seeking an Oral Maxillofacial Surgeon for a full-time, permanent position at Dunedin. We would also welcome candidates with sub-specialty interests.

The successful applicant will be expected to provide a broad range of general Oral and Maxillofacial surgery and facial trauma management. Duties includes active participation in inpatient and outpatient clinics, clinical audit, quality, clinical guidelines/pathways, professional development, appraisal and risk management.

Given the catchment area Te Whatu Ora Southern services, you will be able to take on cases that are diverse and complex; providing you with a rewarding role. There will be an on-call roster in place, this is set at 1:3. Our links with the University of Otago and affiliation with the Faculty of Dentistry means that you may be involved in the teaching of Dental and Medical Students.

About you:

  • Eligibility for vocational registration with the Dental Council of New Zealand
  • We would also welcome applications from advanced trainees.
  • FRACDS (OMS) or equivalent board certification
  • Excellent communication and time management skills

About us

Te Whatu Ora - Southern has the largest geographical coverage of all the New Zealand regions, providing services to 350,000 people in diverse communities. We take pride in all the services we provide, and our aim is to improve, promote and protect the health of our region. We believe that our dedicated and passionate staff are a significant driving force behind the achievement of these standards, and we need more like-minded people to help us continue providing for our community.

If you are interested in this position, please apply online and attach a 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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