Otolaryngology | SMO | Fixed term

Our Purpose: Why we do it

When you work with the Canterbury District Health Board, you’re part of something very special. We plan, fund and deliver health services to the almost 600,000 New Zealanders that live in the Canterbury region. Our primary goal is to put people at the heart of everything we do.

The Role: Where you fit it

We are looking for a fixed term Otolaryngologist to join us in a fixed term position.

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.

Applications are invited from Senior Medical Practitioners’ who would be interested in a part time, six month fixed term role commencing in 2019.


  • Expertise in the field of general Otolaryngology.
  • Post Fellowship training/experience as required for a tertiary teaching centre, including an appropriate speciality interest.
  • An ability to undertake and organise undergraduate Otolaryngology teaching would also be desirable.

To be considered for this position, you would have to be registered, or be eligible for registration with the Medical Council of New Zealand. Having post graduate raining in Otology is desirable.

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

Our Culture: What matters to us

Ko Te Whatu Manawa Tangata

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: Becoming part of our story

Being part of the Canterbury District Health Board, you will enjoy a fantastic benefits scheme, the opportunity for flexible working arrangements and ongoing focus on your career development.

If this role has sparked your interest but does not match your skills then please visit our careers website and have a look at our roles that better suit your expertise.

Apply online, or to find out more information, please contact Tracey Sutherland

Email: Tracey.Sutherland@cdhb.health.nz

Applicants will be progressed as they apply, so if this sounds like you, please apply now!

Fixed Term/Contract/Full Time

Job no: 235262

Location: Christchurch

Closing Date: Sunday, 14 April 2019