Specialist Otolaryngologist

  • We are looking for someone to join our busy ORL service specialising in all ORL services and delivery of skin cancer services
  • Busy and supportive work environment, with lots of interesting and varied procedures
  • We have a great team of surgeons locally, with excellent tertiary relationships 

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

We are seeking an experienced Specialist Otorhinolaryngologist to work on a permanent 0.4FTE basis (32 hours a fortnight). You will be working within a secondary care setting providing care and treatment for ORL patients with a wide range of ORL conditions.

Although this position is based in Nelson you will provide a district-wide service across both Nelson and Wairau hospital sites, with 1:5 on call, acute and elective delivery. 

We are a busy, supportive and professional team. The service provides the highest standard of care for our patients, while maintaining an excellent work-life balance.

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 a smaller provincial hospital and enjoy the lifestyle that this affords.

You will have vocational registration with the New Zealand Medical Council and Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (FRACS), or be eligible for the same.

Ā mātou rōpū (About our team)

Nelson Marlborough Health (NMH) is the main health service provider for New Zealand’s Nelson, Tasman and Marlborough regions, serving over 150,000 people across two main hospitals, public health and a range of community services. We provide a great place to work with professional development opportunities, job security, and workplace wellness programmes.

Find out more about us https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC34XErxkHJ5YAn59o6SrhnA

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

Situated near the top of the South Island, Nelson city is the geographical centre of New Zealand. It has three national parks within a 90 minute drive and is surrounded by beaches, mountains, hidden valleys, raging rivers and golden sands. It is known as a spectacular natural environment and has one of the highest number of sunshine hours in New Zealand.  

For more information on the Nelson/ Tasman region visit http://www.nelsonnz.com/ 

Salary for this position will be as per the current senior medical and dental officer collective agreement dependent on skills, experience and gaining full vocational registration in NZ.  

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

For role specific information please contact Gillian Champion, Service Manager Surgical Services, gillian.champion@nmhs.govt.nz or Nicola Hill, Head of Department, nicola.hill@nmhs.govt.nz.   

For general enquiries please contact our recruitment team on vacancies@nmdhb.govt.nz or 03 546 1274.  

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



Applications close: Saturday 22nd February

Permanent/Part Time

Job no: N20-019

Location: Nelson Hospital

Closing Date: Saturday, 22 February 2020