Optometrist - Dunedin Hospital, Southern DHB

  • Permanent, 1.0 FTE (40 Hours per week)
  • Monday to Friday - occasional evening and weekends
  • Work / life balance awaits you

 

About the role

The Ophthalmology department at Dunedin Hospital is looking for an enthusiastic Optometrist to join our team. Our service embraces a multi-disciplinary team-based approach to provide optimal patient care and the prescribing optometry position is an integral component of this team.

 

This role presents an exciting opportunity to further enhance your current skills and knowledge in various sub specialty fields ranging from retinal, glaucoma, paediatric, acute and general pathologies. The unique learning environment incorporates elective treatment options, acute service provision, departmental teaching sessions and professional development.

 

The person we are looking for will demonstrate a drive for achieving excellence through the application of evidence-based clinical practice and expertise and will thrive working in a busy environment

 

About you

You will be working autonomously, as well as collaborating and consulting with the other members of the ophthalmology team to fulfil our patient focused team oriented approach.

 

Applications from new graduates are welcome.

 

Current registration and practising certificate as a New Zealand Optometrist and Dispensing Optician is essential.

 

Location, location, location!

Now to the city itself, Dunedin offers the opportunity to have the lifestyle you've always dreamed of. Boasting excellent education and restaurants, competitive costs of living and a beautiful coastline, life can be as relaxed or as energetic as you want. Our team enjoy the short commute to work, leaving ample time for what matters to you most. Add to this the close proximity to some of New Zealand's most famous scenery and holiday destinations (think Queenstown, Wanaka and Milford Sounds to name but a few!) you can go from seaside to ski-slopes in a matter of hours. Find out more information at https://www.dunedinnz.com/

 

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Closing Date: Monday, 23 May 2022.

Due to the fast paced nature of the DHB, our vacancy close dates may be subject to change. Don't delay, make sure you apply as soon as possible.

 

Do you currently work for Southern DHB? If so, please apply for this role via our internal careers site, found here: Pulse > Applications > Corporate > SuccessFactors

 

For further information please contact Tamara Hannagan, Recruitment Advisor, Surgical Services and Radiology Directorate on 03 470 9696, or email tamara.hannagan@southerndhb.govt.nz

 

Pre-employment checks

In the interests of protecting our people and our patients, all appointments will be subject to the following:

  • Occupational health assessment
  • Police vetting / Ministry of Justice safety checks
  • Serious misconduct checks (previous Public Service departments and statutory Crown entities only)

Covid vaccination requirements

Following the update to COVID-19 Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Order 2021, to be employed with Southern DHB you will be required to be fully vaccinated and have received a booster vaccine against COVID-19. You will need to provide proof of this to Occupational Health staff.

 

To apply

We only accept online applications. Please apply via our website: https://careers.southernhealth.nz/job/Optometrist/775407910/

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