Positions available in Gastroenterology

By Executive Officer | Posted: Tuesday May 7, 2019

Current positions available around New Zealand

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Gastroenterologist CDHB

Canterbury District Health Board is currently seeking a permanent, full-time Gastroenterologist to join our department within Christchurch Hospital. The Canterbury District Health Board is the largest tertiary, teaching and research hospital in the South Island of New Zealand, the hospital operates 600-650 beds and provides services to over 35,000 inpatients each year. Within the CDHB our Gastroenterology Department provides secondary and tertiary level inpatient, outpatient consultation service.

Specific training and competence in ERCP is desirable, however it is essential in diagnostic and therapeutic GI endoscopy. The position also entails provision of clinical training and supervision of medical staff, students and other staff as required and participation in Departmental research and audit activities - you will also be required to participate in the on-call roster.You’ll experience supportive working relationships within the hospital as well as enjoy the unique collegial relationships that stem from providing a comprehensive service to locations throughout the South Island including Timaru, Ashburton and the West Coast.

We are open to applications from newly qualified through to experienced physicians. Remuneration will be based on the equivalent cumulative experience of the applicant and matched to the appropriate step within the Medical and Dental Specialists Multi Employment Collective Agreement (MECA).Applications are invited from Registered Medical Practitioners who hold an approved higher qualification in Medicine, enabling Vocational Registration with the Medical Council of New Zealand.

To find out more about this opportunity please contact Anna Hunter, Recruitment Specialist via email: anna.hunter@cdhb.health.nz or apply online at: https://cdhb.careercentre.net.nz/Job/Gastroenterologist/Christchurch/10905

Consultant Gastroenterologist Dunedin / Invercargill SDHB

If you are a Consultant Gastroenterologist interested in a short-term or permanent role this is certainly your next stop. We have a fantastic opportunity a specialist Gastroenterologist position within a progressive department that is affiliated with the University of Otago. Our Gastroenterology service welcomes applications for the position starting as soon as possible, there is also room for flexibility with us to negotiate the hours of work and length of employment with successful applicant if you wish to.

With some of New Zealand's most famous scenery and holiday spots on our doorstep (Queenstown, Wanaka, Milford Sound, Stewart Island, to name but a few) our region offers affordable living, great schools, a relaxed way of life with no traffic jams in sight.  With the opportunity to work across the District you'll get to work within our comprehensive range of Gastroenterology services at both of our main hospitals, located in Dunedin and Invercargill, as well as outpatient clinics in other areas of the district. Dunedin is a vibrant University town and a great place to live and work. Dunedin Hospital has 350 beds and provides care for a population of approximately 180,000. Southland Hospital, in Invercargill has 180 beds and provides care for a population of approximately 100,000. Invercargill is situated at the base of the South Island and the people are renowned for their warmth and hospitality, there is space in abundance and you are surrounded by national parks. The two main hospitals in Southern DHB provide care for the population of the whole of the lower South Island.

In this role you will participate in a 1:5 on-call roster and provide a full range of Gastroenterology services alongside an enthusiastic group of colleagues. The service has recently opened new endoscopy facilities in Dunedin and is in the planning phase for the new Dunedin Hospital (due open in 2022) so there will be opportunities to contribute to this development. There are also unlimited possibilities for laboratory and clinical based research and there is plenty of scope for collaboration with like-minded researchers. To be successful in this role you'll need to have enthusiasm for teaching and be a team player with a commitment to improving and developing service delivery quality.

Southern DHB has all major specialties, including interventional radiology, tertiary level care in neurosurgery and cardiothoracic surgery and the region is well served by an excellent helicopter retrieval service.

Appointed specialists will possess FRACP or an equivalent qualification. Trainees within a few months of completing FRACP training are welcome to express an interest. ERCP experience is desirable, but not essential.

If you see your future working with us as part of a specialist team in a teaching environment then please get in touch. For further information please contact Milair Ryalls, Recruitment Advisor - Senior Medical Officers, Phone (03) 470 9604 or Email:milair.ryalls@southerndhb.govt.nz

To apply

We only accept online applications. Please apply via our website: www.southerndhb.govt.nz/careers/

Looking for Private Practice space on Auckland's North Shore ?

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Locum Gastroenterologist

Locum Gastroenterologist required on a Casual Basis several times per year. The position is at Suite 7, Marinoto Clinic which is part of a modern 22 Suite Facility situated on Maori Hill, Dunedin. If you are available to work for short periods at a time on an ongoing basis (4 to 6 weeks per year) and help with consultations, endoscopies and colonoscopies, please contact A/Prof Michael Schultz michael.schultz@otago.ac.nz Ph: 027 6102395

Locum Gastroenterologist Thames

Locum Gastroenterologist required to help with endoscopy workload (Upper GI/colonoscopy) at Thames hospital. Sessions negotiable but could be individual all day lists individually, or several days in a row depending on room and locum availability. Please contact Clinical Unit Leader Rowan French (Rowan.French@waikatodhb.health.nz) or 027 511 7683