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  • Are you an experienced Dermatologist and ready to take your career to the next level?
  • Ideal opportunity to work with one of New Zealand’s largest public hospitals
  • Full time, 12 month Fixed-Term position, based at Greenlane Clinical Centre

Ko wai mātou | Our Organisation

We are Te Whatu Ora Te Toka Tumai Auckland. We provide health and disability services to more than half a million people living in central Auckland, regional services for Northland and greater Auckland, and specialist national services for the whole of New Zealand. Our main sites are Auckland City Hospital, Greenlane Clinical Centre and Starship Children’s Hospital, located in central Auckland.

We are part of Te Whatu Ora – Health New Zealand, the overarching organisation for New Zealand’s national health service. Te Whatu Ora leads the day-to-day running of the health system, with functions delivered at local, district, regional and national levels.

We are committed to upholding Te Tiriti o Waitangi and providing culturally safe care. We value role modelling manaakitanga as demonstrated by Ngāti Whātua in the gifting of their whenua on which our hospitals stand. We aspire to having a workforce reflective of the communities we serve and achieving equitable outcomes for all.

Te whiwhinga mahi | The Opportunity

The Adult Dermatology Unit is a purpose built, state of the art facility, located at Greenlane Clinical Centre in Auckland City, part of the Adult Community and Long-Term Conditions Directorate. Our service provides both outpatient and inpatient dermatology, and offers a full range of services on-site, including, Mohs micrographic surgery, patch testing and phototherapy.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a supportive team of seven Consultant Dermatologists, with a range of subspecialty experience

Responsibilities for this position will include:

  • Inpatient and outpatient medical dermatology
  • Form part of after hour’s on-call service and dermatological research and quality assurance
  • Teach and supervision of trainee registrars and other junior medical staff will be included

Opportunities to develop a subspecialty service may be available to suitable candidates. We are a values based and inclusive organisation that is committed to deliver the best health outcomes for our total population. To do this we are working hard to develop a robust and capable workforce that reflects the population we serve. We strongly encourage applicants from all backgrounds with the necessary capability and who share our values to apply and would greatly value seeing more applicants from our Māori & Pacific communities.

For further details, please refer to the position description here.

Nga Pūkenga Motuhake | Important Skills

  • The ideal candidate will be Vocationally registered Dermatologist with NZMC or be eligible to register (
  • Our ideal candidate will also be fully trained in Mohs Surgery

He aha ngā painga o tēnei mahi mōu | Why you will enjoy working here

We recognise there is more to life than mahi | work, and we encourage and provide access to all our staff several services and benefits to support themselves whilst they are employed within Te Toka Tumai. Auckland offers it all – the great outdoors with beaches and mountains, shows and concerts, sports, shopping, wining and dining. It’s a great place to raise children and enjoy and relax when you’re an empty nester. It provides a perfect base for exploring New Zealand generally with excellent national and international flight networks. Here are a few websites to find out more about living in Auckland – schools, houses for sale or rent, and what you can do when you are not at work:

For more information on what we offer, please click here.

Me pēhea te tuku tono | How to apply

Please outline your experience and motivation to apply to this role.

Please submit your application here

If you have any queries about accessibility, or technical issues with the online process, please contact Anesha Pillay, Recruitment Consultant via [email protected] or +64 21 390 875 to discuss how we can best support your application.

Click here to view details about our recruitment process

For more information about this role please contact Warren Oxenham, Operations Manager via [email protected] or Dr Aravind Chandran, Service Lead Clinician, Dermatology via email: [email protected]

Immigration/Visa Support

Immigration NZ has introduced a new Accredited Employer Work Visa system from 4 July 2022 that includes a simplified residency process for health workers on the new “Green List” of occupations – and this position is one of those designated critical positions! Of course, for successful candidates offered a position with us who require a Work Visa, we will provide support with their Visa application. Here are the links to two key pages of NZ Immigration's official site for more information: Immigration NZ Accredited Employer Work Visa and Immigration NZ Green List Occupations.




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