Medical Dermatologist

Mō mātou | About us

“Ko ngā tāngata, te mātua mahi - Putting people at the heart of all we do”

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.

As an organisation 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.

Mō te tūnga | About the role

We are seeking a skilled and compassionate Dermatologist to join our team. As a Dermatologist, you will be responsible for diagnosing and treating various acute skin conditions, conducting skin examinations, performing surgical procedures, and providing expert advice on skincare. You will work closely with a team of healthcare professionals to ensure high-quality patient care and promote positive patient outcomes. Our Dermatology Department consists of a multi-disciplinary team, including Dermatologists, Registrars and Dermatology Specialist Nurses. We provide acute dermatological assessment and treatment for patients in the Canterbury/West Coast districts.

Ideally we are looking for Dermatologists who are experienced in Hospital based Dermatology (acute conditions). You will work in a dedicated Dermatology space, that includes four purpose-built consult rooms, two procedure rooms, phototherapy and patch testing suites.  Along with outpatient clinics, there will be some inpatient consultation services for medical patients admitted under other services.  You will be supported by a Dermatology registrar, a Clinical Nurse Specialist and a trained Dermatology nurse.  Our current Dermatologist will work alongside you and share the clinical and teaching duties involved in the role.  You will be supported to develop collegial relationships with public Dermatology services in both Waikato and Auckland, in order to further you development and continuing medical education.

The successful candidate will need to be eligible for vocational registration with the Medical Council of New Zealand. To find out more information about Medical Council registration and requirements please follow this link

About Christchurch | Living in Ōtautahi

Ōtautahi, Christchurch is a great place to live and bring up a family. It is easy to get around with just a short commute from work to home, no matter where you live in the city. We are surrounded by beautiful scenery with ample recreational pursuits on our doorstep. There is a vibrant cultural scene with dining, theatre, music and a host of other entertainment on offer. Schooling and university facilities are excellent. Find out more about our city here.

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.  

Tono ināianei | Apply now

Apply online, or to find out more information about the recruitment process, please contact Amy Walker, Recruitment Specialist

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Permanent, Permanent/Full Time, Permanent/Part Time

Job no: 242186

Location: Christchurch

Closing Date: Apply Today!