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Registrar Ophthalmology - New Zealand

Ophthalmology - Medicine
Ref: 359 Date Posted: Monday 26 Jun 2017
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If you are looking for an accredited training post, this Ophthalmology Registrar job in the North Island of New Zealand could be ideal. It is available in December 2017.

Excellent Consultant support is available combined with participation in a sound and structured CME programme providing an excellent opportunity to prepare for the FRANCO. The hospital, situated in the North Island,  is a regional base hospital providing a wide range of services including ED, medical specialties, ICU, O&G, Paediatrics, Psychiatry. 

There are four Consultant Ophthalmologists providing a wide range of elective and acute services. The Department offers a general ophthalmology experience which is only available in a district hospital setting.There is a very high incidence of skin cancers including basal cell carcinoma and you will get broad experience of lid surgery. Diabetes is extremely common, and you will gain experience of laser and intravitreal injections in the management of this, and of ARMD. Ultrasound and OCT are available, and Pascal and YAG lasers.


As the sole ophthalmic registrar you will gain much experience, and there is the opportunity for extensive on the job teaching from the consultant staff with whom you will work in a one on one situation. On call with a consultant cover you will get experience of acute ophthalmology with the opportunity for experience of Ophthalmic Trauma being invaluable in our rural setting.


The Department offers a specialty wide service with surgeons with special interests in Paediatric Ophthalmology, Anterior Segment and Medical retina, and a truly general ophthalmology clinic setup. 


Qualifications and Experience:

  • Medical degree with completed Internship 
  • Minimum 2 years experience
  • Fluent English language
  • Eligibility for General Medical License in New Zealand

Applications and Information: Apply with CV or contact us for further information