Optometrist wanted - Dunedin Hospital

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

 

Mō te tūranga - 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.

 

Mōu ake - 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 with the New Zealand Optometrist and Dispensing Optician board is essential. 

If you are looking to breath life back into your career with an exciting change whilst having a work-life balance, then apply now!

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Ōtepoti - Dunedin

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/

 

Mō mātou - About us

Te Whatu Ora - Southern has the largest geographical coverage of all the New Zealand regions, providing services to 350,000 people in diverse communities. We take pride in all the services we provide, and our aim is to improve, promote and protect the health of our region. We believe that our dedicated and passionate staff are a significant driving force behind the achievement of these standards, and we need more like-minded people to help us continue providing for our community.

 

Rā mōnehu - Closing date: Open

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

 

Tono ināianei - Apply now

For further information please contact Tamara Hannagan, Recruitment Advisor, (03) 470 9696, tamara.hannagan@southerndhb.govt.nz

All conversations will be confidential in nature.

 

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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