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Consultant Ophthalmologist

Job Title: Consultant Ophthalmologist
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: North Island, New Zealand
Industry:
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: 1/03/2019
Reference: JO-1811-35750_1542179242
Contact Name: Ochre Recruitment
Contact Email: positions@ochrerecruitment.com
Job Published: November 14, 2018 07:07

Job Description

Consultant Ophthalmologist

Start Date: March 2019

Rates: Negotiable depending on qualifications and experience

The Position
Our client is looking for someone to join their service providing specialist secondary care services to the region. This position would be suitable for an experienced or a newly qualified specialist or an Ophthalmology Fellow. The Senior Medical Officer (SMO) team currently comprises three experienced locally based consultant Ophthalmologists and two visiting consultant ophthalmologists. You would be the sixth senior ophthalmologist working in the service.

The service provides specialist outpatient and inpatient ophthalmology services, and primary health care support. Technologically the service is well resourced with HD-OCT, OCT-angiography, FFA, ICG, pattern scanning conventional and subthreshold retinal laser, YAG laser, Selective Laser trabeculoplasty (SLT), Subthreshold/micropulse cyclodiode laser, Centurion phacoemulsification and DORC posterior vitrectomy equipment.

The Location
Located in a lively city that is the hub of the region and well-positioned to explore the North Island. The city has the welcoming feel of a smaller place with the sophistication of a larger city, with good shopping, bars and restaurants. The well regarded university based here keeps things fresh and lively, and provides great opportunities for your family's education. With wonderful walks nearby and quick access to ski fields (for the sporty), wine growing regions (when you need to relax), and many other interesting towns and cities just a short drive away, you'll never be short of ideas for weekend
excursions

Essential Criteria
To be eligible to apply for this position you must hold or be eligible for vocational scope of practice in ophthalmology with the Medical Council of New Zealand.

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