Consultant Dermatologist

  • 0.5 FTE, fixed term, 2 year position
  • Serving the top of the South Island
  • Sunny, coastal lifestyle location!

Ngā mōhiohio e pā ana ki tēnei mahi (About this position)

With the highest sunshine hours in New Zealand, Nelson Marlborough Health (NMH) is seeking a part time dermatologist to join the Department of Medicine. As we operate services district-wide you will be required to provide services at both Nelson and Wairau Hospital in Blenheim.  

As the sole dermatologist you will be a key resource to the wider health team working closely with your primary care colleagues in a distributed care model to ensure medical dermatology care is provided in the optimal setting of care. 

The successful applicant would support and complement our existing Medical, Surgical and primary teams in the wider delivery of Skin Lesion services and be a part of the wider SI dermatology network.

Opportunity exists also for the delivery and development of private services across the Top of the South.

You must be eligible for vocational registration in New Zealand along with a current annual practising certificate.

Ko wai he kaitono tōtika? (Who is an appropriate applicant?)

We are looking for a specialist who is ready to bring their skills and experience to our provincial hospitals and enjoy the lifestyle that this affords. You will be vocationally registered with the NZ Medical Council. As a highly skilled diagnostician you will be a great team player, with excellent communication skills. 

Qualifications required upon taking up the position:

  • FRACP or equivalent
  • Vocational registration with the Medical Council of New Zealand
  • Hold a current annual practising certificate

Find out more about us

Ā mātou rōpū (About our team)

Nelson Marlborough Health is the main health provider for the Te Tau Ihu, the top of the south and serves over 150,000 people across two main hospitals, public health and a range of community services. Nearly 3,000 strong, we are Nelson and Marlborough’s largest employer. We have a great team and we work hard to make a difference. We value integrity, innovation, respect and teamwork.

Ētahi atu mōhiohio (More Information)

Find out more about us

The top of the South Island is renowned for its National Parks, access to outdoor recreational pursuits, arts, vineyards and much more. Visit for more information about the area.

Ngā huanga o tēnei mahi (The benefits of this position) 

We provide a great place to work with professional development opportunities, job security, and workplace wellness programmes. Our primary care and allied health partners are well engaged.

Me pēhea ahau e tono ai? (How do I apply?)

If this opportunity excites you please contact our recruitment team on or 03 546 1274.

For role specific information please contact Dr Pamela Hale - or Rosey Wilson – Service Manager Medical –

Keen to apply now, it’s easy. Please fill in our online application form.

Ref: N20-558

Applications close: Sunday 31st January 2021 (extended)

Nelson Marlborough Health strongly endorses Te Tiriti o Waitangi.

We believe that to achieve equity in health outcomes for Māori we need a workforce reflective of the population it serves. Support in cultural competence will be provided for candidates and we strongly encourage applications from candidates who identify as Māori.

He waka eke noa. We are all in this together.

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Fixed Term/Part Time

Job no: N20-558

Location: Nelson Hospital

Closing Date: Sunday, 31 January 2021