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Canterbury District Health Board


New Zealand-ALL

Christchurch, Canterbury231517-1525048

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The Canterbury District Health board is transforming the delivery of health care services and is being recognised in New Zealand and overseas for our extraordinary journey. We are leading the world delivering integrated and connected health care services that put patient’s right at the heart. Every day our people are saving lives and taking care of our communities. Our transformation is based on the collective vision of one health system focused on providing 'the right care and support, to the right person, at the right time and in the right place.' This transformation means that we are now leading the world in innovative, integrated health care systems across primary, secondary and tertiary care.

Job Description

The Canterbury District Health Board is the largest tertiary, teaching and research hospital in the South Island of New Zealand. The hospital operates 600-650 beds and provides services to over 35,000 inpatients each year.

Applications for the above position are invited from Registered Medical Practitioners who hold an approved higher qualification in Medicine, enabling Vocational Registration with the Medical Council of New Zealand. This is a permanent full-time position within the CDHB reporting to the Clinical Director of the Department of Gastroenterology.

The Gastroenterology Department provides secondary and tertiary level inpatient, outpatient consultation service and the successful applicant will be required to participate in the on-call roster. Specific training and competence in ERCP, diagnostic and therapeutic GI endoscopy is essential. The position also entails provision of clinical training and supervision of medical staff, students and other staff as required and participation in Departmental research and audit activities.

You'll experience supportive working relationships within the hospital as well as enjoy the unique collegial relationships that stem from providing a comprehensive service to locations throughout the South Island including Timaru, Ashburton and the West Coast.

We are open to applications from newly qualified through to experienced physicians. Remuneration will be based on the equivalent cumulative experience of the applicant and matched to the appropriate step within the Medical and Dental Specialists Multi Employment Collective Agreement (MECA).

To find out more about these opportunities please contact Anna Hunter, Recruitment Specialist, and phone: +64 3 337 7954 or email

Location: Christchurch.

Closing date: Wednesday, 30 August 2017.

Contact Information

Canterbury District Health Board
Anna Hunter
Recruitment Specialist
Posting Date: 25-Jul-2017Academic Permanent, Practicing physician Open 1 ASAP
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