Consultant dermatologist - New Zealand

    Waikato Hospital
    New Zealand

    We are seeking expressions of interest from dermatologists who may wish to work in New Zealand in 2010.

    Health Waikato is one of New Zealand’s largest Health Providers with approximately 4,000 staff in all.   Our main hospital has approximately 650 beds staffed by some 1200 nurses and 300 doctors working in a broad range of medical and surgical specialities.   We serve a regional population of 750,000 in the central North Island.

    There is an academic division of the Faculty of Medicine and Health Science, University of Auckland on site along with a well equipped clinical school which acts as a teaching and training centre for an increasing number of undergraduates and postgraduate medical and allied health science students.

    Dermatology provides a secondary and tertiary dermatology service to the people of Waikato at Waikato hospital. A new position has been approved for a Dermatologist to join our existing 3 Dermatologists in meeting the increasing demand for  Dermatology services and to develop the regional service to other District Health Boards within the Midlands region. The current Dermatologists are academically inclined with two being associate Professors. There is a special interest in online medical education, telemedicine and skin cancer management

    This is a challenging role which demands outstanding professional skills, commitment to the specialty and a vision of providing a team-based service founded on excellence in all aspects of the business. Consideration will be given to Dermatologists who may only want to work part time in the public health service.

    A position description is available from the Recruitment Centre, Health Waikato, Telephone 0-7 839 8949, fax 0-7 839 8758 or email: or standard mail, The Recruitment Centre, Health Waikato, Private Bag 3200, Hamilton, New Zealand.

    Contact Name: 
    Dr Amanda Oakley