Dermatologist - Adult Dermatology

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    New Plymouth

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    Competitive package

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    over 1 year ago

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A Consultant Dermatologist role awaits physicians with specialist qualifications registerable in New Zealand. The location is superb and the hospital an outstanding secondary care facility currently undergoing expansion. The role encompasses clinical and educational work in a district general setting in a city which offers an unrivalled quality of life and superb programme of events to keep you busy.



You will join a department of 12 Consultant Physicians who have subspecialty interests in General Medicine, Cardiology, Endocrinology, Gastroenterology, Respiratory, Renal and Rheumatology and your scope of practice will be limited to adult dermatology (paediatric dermatology is provided by another physician).

In addition to clinics you will also be available to review inpatients on request from colleagues.  There is no expected on call,however, collegial advice may be sought from time to time after hours.   

The Department of Medicine has a strong track record with education and training, and you will be expected to participate and contribute to the department's CME activities, including basic & advanced trainee registrar teaching, audit and medical student teaching.

Summary of clinical and non clinical duties

Clinical: A combination of adult dermatology clinics, MDMs, biopsy clinic, Phototherapy and Immuno-therapy monitoring, plus Inpatient consultations as necessary. Clinical administration (e.g. telephone, ad hoc, family meetings, letters, health promotion, etc.) will be incorporated into the above hours

Non-clinical: self development, grand rounds, audit and QA, teaching, supervision, planning, etc.



  • Professional Licence: NZ vocational registration, or eligibility for such registration will be required.
  • FRACP or equivalent qualification
  • IELTS Academic mean score 7.5 for non native English speakers



A progressive regional secondary referral centre with a wide range of medical and surgical specialties. A well-equipped Radiology Department provides a wide range of diagnostic and some interventional procedures. There is an excellent Laboratory Service and the IT service is among the best in the country.

Stage Two of the building development will see the construction of a 20,000m2, six-storey building housing many of the acute clinical services including ED, ICU, Maternity, Primary Birthing, Neonatal, Radiology, Laboratory and a roof-top helipad.


New Plymouth

Named after the city of Plymouth in England, the city was founded by settlers from England in the 19th century and has been awarded multiple times for its natural beauty and lifestyle. Situated on the coast in the south western corner of the North Island, the city has a famous long coastal walkway whilst Mount Taranaki provides a stunning backdrop. Famed for its rich volcanic soil, lush botanical gardens and fabulous arts and events scene, New Plymouth is home to the renowned Pakekura Park. Living in this city it is easy to achieve an enviable lifestyle without having to compromise your career path. The region’s amazing mountain, rivers, lakes, fantastic coastline and outstanding surfing and tramping opportunities, masses of parks and gardens, as well as a major events calendar, make it a great place to live and work.



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