General Medicine Physician

  • Dunedin Hospital
  • Permanent 1.0 FTE
  • Salary - ASMS MECA 2022 (NZD 170,369 - 250,560)

Mō te tūranga - About the role

This is a full-time, 1.0 FTE role with on-call duties, based in Dunedin. You are joining a team that values kindness and collaboration, with a view to the future of healthcare. As an introduction, we provide care for a population of approximately 350,000 spread over the lower South Island of New Zealand.

Our staff enjoy close relationships with the University of Otago, the School of Medicine and Otago Polytechnic School of Nursing. We benefit from continuous professional development, involvement with medical and nursing student training, participation in research and many more opportunities arising from working in a combined clinical-academic environment. Currently, we are a team of ten and there is equal participation in the after-hour roster for weeknights and weekends, and at times you will be a second on-call on the roster. Our tight-knit team values the importance of creating a work environment that is welcoming, safe, equitable and inclusive; therefore, it is key for you to have a sound understanding of and commitment to multicultural living and family/whanau principles. These core values align with our work and life practices and team well-being. Duties include patient management, leading ward rounds, undertaking clinical procedures, involvement audits, teaching, undertaking research and participating in continuing professional development.

However, life is for living and Otago is an amazing place to live; we also work closely with our team to ensure achievement of good work/life balance.

Mōu ake - About you

As the successful candidate, you will have a broad Internal Medicine background. We are keen to hear from you if you are dual-trained, and will support an approach to the relevant service to support your additional interest. A Fellowship with the RACP or an overseas equivalent is essential, as is eligibility for vocational registration with the Medical Council of New Zealand. Applications from overseas physicians are welcome with a start date negotiated taking New Zealand registration and immigration requirements into consideration.

Utu whānui - Salary range

This role belongs to the ASMS Collective Agreement and falls between Step 1 ($170,369) and Step 15 ($250,560 per annum pro rata) - dependant on prior experience and allowances in additional to this.

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

We only accept online applications. Please apply via our website:

Due to the nature of this role, we will not be able to accept agency candidates. For a job description or further information, please contact, Agatha Chen, Recruitment Advisor - Senior Medical Officers with your CV. Phone: +64 3 470 9604 or email: [email protected]

If you currently work for Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand - Southern, please apply for this role via our internal careers site, found here: Pulse > Applications > Corporate > SuccessFactors

Pre-employment checks

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

  • an Occupational health assessment
  • police vetting/Ministry of Justice safety checks
  • serious misconduct checks (previous Public Service departments and statutory Crown entities only)
  • Covid-19 Vaccination is expected for all Workers at higher risk of workplace exposure to Covid-19 through face-to-face patient interaction, working in clinical areas and contact with potentially infectious materials and surfaces.

To apply

We only accept online applications. Please apply via our website: