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Orl Senior Medical Officer | 6 Month Contract, Christchurch

Last update 2024-07-15
Expires 2024-07-14
ID #2194288194
Orl Senior Medical Officer | 6 Month Contract, Christchurch
New Zealand, Canterbury, Christchurch,
Modified June 15, 2024


Mō mātou | About us

Te Whatu Ora, Health New Zealand, leads the day-to-day running of our health system across New Zealand, with functions delivered at local, district, regional and national levels. It weaves the functions of the 20 former District Health Boards into its regional divisions and district offices, ensuring continuity of services in the health system.

Here in Waitaha, Canterbury we deliver health services to the almost 600,000 people that live in the Canterbury region. We are committed to Te Tiriti o Waitangi and its principles by ensuring our partnership with Māori are at the forefront of all our conversations.

The Role:

Where you fit it

We are looking for a Full Time, 6 month (negotiable) contract consultant as an Otolaryngologist to join the Christchurch team in Canterbury. The contract will start in ASAP through to June 2024.

The Otolaryngology Department at Christchurch Hospital provides a complete range of secondary and tertiary services to Canterbury and other areas in South Island, with a secondary referral population base of 550,000,tertiary referral population base of 1 million. Services are provided on an inpatient, day patient and outpatient basis and are integrated with the Audiology Department.


, Knowledge and Skills:

Qualifications required:

Specialist registration in Otolaryngology

Eligible for Provisional Specialist registration and current Annual Medical Practising Certificate.

Professional memberships required:

Medical indemnity insurance

Experience required:

Expertise in the field of general Otolaryngology.

Post Fellowship training/experience for a tertiary teaching centre, including an appropriate subspecialty interest. Currently an interest in Paediatric, Head and Neck and Rhinology surgery desirable.

An ability to undertake and organise undergraduate Otolaryngology teaching would also be desirable.

Other skills required:

Be able to work under pressure and prioritise clinical workload.

Excellent written and oral communication skills.

A team approach to work in an environment that includes many disciplines; and a collaborative working relationship with management.

Personal qualities required:

To embrace a team philosophy in the Department.

Have a genuine empathy with patients, the general public and staff at all levels.

Be an innovative thinker, who can adapt to changes in medical practice.

Be committed to their personal and professional development, and to the provision of patient focused services

You will need to be eligible to gain registration with the Medical Council of New Zealand, to find out more please follow this link

This position provides additional support in outpatient clinics, surgical operating lists, undergraduate and postgraduate teaching.

Our Culture:

What matters to us

Ko ngā tāngata, te mātua mahi


Putting people at the heart of all we do

Health is ultimately all about people. What - s important around here is the way we care for and respect others, the responsibility taken for delivering outcomes, and going about our work with integrity.

Belonging Here

Being part of the Te Whatu Ora, Health New Zealand, our people enjoy access to, flexible working arrangements and a genuine and ongoing focus on career development.

Te Whatu Ora, Health New Zealand believes that diversity and inclusion is key to ensure we deliver the best care for our diverse population. As an organisation we are inclusive and equal opportunity employer that welcomes and respects everyone.

Apply online, or to find out more information, please contact Amy Walker - Recruitment Specialist.



Your application will be reviewed and progressed as soon as possible.

Please note that applications made via an agency will not be considered.


Job details:

Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Monthly
Occupation: Orl senior medical officer | 6 month contract

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