Ophthalmology Fellow

Christchurch (Locality), Canterbury (NZ)
11 Sep 2019
10 Oct 2019
Career Level
Contract Type
Fixed Contract
Full Time

Our Purpose

The Canterbury District Health Board systematically plan, fund and deliver care to almost 600,000 people that live in the Canterbury region. The Canterbury Health System is a world leader in the delivery of integrated health care. Our main focus is placing people (staff and patients alike) at the centre of everything we do.

The Team

We are seeking suitable candidates for our Ophthalmology Fellow post for 12 months from August 2020 to July 2021. We have employed Oculoplastic and VR fellows in the past, but an application for fellowship with any subspecialty interest that we cover would be considered.

The Role

We offer the following:

  • The Eye Department has 13 consultants with VR, medical retina, glaucoma, paediatric, neuro-ophthalmology, oculoplastics, anterior segment/corneal sub-specialty coverage
  • The Canterbury District Health Board serves a population base of 567,870 and is a tertiary referral centre for the greater South Island for our VR services
  • A research component is possible
  • Regular cataract list provided
  • You will be expected to supervise trainees and contribute to the acute eye service

To be considered for this role you will need to eligible for registration with the Medical Council of New Zealand.

Our Culture: What matters to us

Ko Te Whatu Manawa Tangata
Putting people at the heart of all we do

Health is ultimately all about people. What's important around here is the way we care for and respect others, the responsibility taken for delivering outcomes, and going about our work with integrity.

Belonging Here

Being part of the Canterbury District Health Board, our people enjoy access to, flexible working arrangements and a genuine and ongoing focus on career development.

We hope you'll seriously consider joining us, but if this role isn't a good fit for you, please share this opportunity with people in your personal networks.

Apply online, please click the apply button or to find out more information, please contact Tracey Sutherland - Recruitment Specialist.

Email: Tracey.Sutherland@cdhb.health.nz

Your application will be reviewed and progressed as soon as possible.