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Dermatologists sought in New Zealand

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  1. Skin Cancer Specialist at Waitemata District Health Board (Auckland)
  2. American College of Mohs Surgery Fellowship Training Position at the Skin Centre, Tauranga
  3. General Dermatologist in Nelson, New Zealand

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Skin Cancer Specialist Part-time 0.5 FTE Waitemata DHB Auckland

 With more than 630,000 people living in our district, Waitemata District Health Board (WDHB) has the largest – and second fastest growing population among all district health boards in New Zealand.

We employ around 8,000 people in more than 30 different locations in the northern and western parts of Auckland. 

Our main sites include North Shore Hospital on the shores of Lake Pupuke in Takapuna and Waitakere Hospital in lush, green West Auckland. 

We are offering a 0.5 FTE (or part thereof) position to work with our Cutaneous Oncology Service to see and treat skin cancer patients referred to Waitemata DHB. We are open to negotiate a package of FTE that are mutually beneficial. You will be working with a team that includes Senior Medical Officers, General Practitioners with a special interest in Skin Cancer, Nurses and Administrators who are passionate about delivering timely and quality care to our growing population.

Your responsibilities will include outpatient clinics, theatre sessions at Waitakere Hospital and involvement in the Cutaneous Oncology MDM.

Both North Shore and Waitakere hospitals provide friendly and supportive environments, with easy access to a multitude of outdoor pursuits.

You will hold (or are eligible for) NZ medical registration and have FRACS OR FRACP (Dermatology) OR have a relevant post-graduate qualification in skin cancer surgery. 

To view a position description click here

Please apply online at

For further information in the first instance please contact Ben Bradley – Senior Recruitment Consultant at [email protected]

Closing date: 14th March 2020

Job code: WDHB9596

American College of Mohs Surgery Fellowship Training Position

The opportunity exists to commence a Fellowship in Mohs micrographic surgery starting July 2019  with our prominent, progressive, multi-physician dermatology Mohs surgery clinic located in the beautiful city of Tauranga, New Zealand.  Teaching Faculty Directors are Dr Paul Salmon and Dr Neil Mortimer.  This is one of only a handful of ACMS training posts outside of mainland USA.  Applicants must hold FRACP or MRCP.  The position is a two-year post with a 12– 18-month Fellowship, followed by a 6– 12-month Locum.  There is a broad range of teaching in addition to Mohs surgery, including other dermatologic and cosmetic surgery procedures, and including botulinum toxin, fillers, liposculpture, blepharoplasty, facelifts, fat transfer, hair transplants etc.  The applicant must possess the ability to work co-operatively in a team environment with patients, staff and colleagues alike. 

This is an excellent opportunity for someone seeking a Mohs Fellowship in state of the art surroundings.  The Skin Centre are regular publishers in peer-reviewed literature.  See our website: for a list of our published papers. 

Please send a copy of your CV, an outline of your interests and goals, and names of two referees to: 

Attention:  Megan Pakes

Email:  [email protected]


General Dermatologist in Nelson, New Zealand

A position for a General Dermatologist has become available within a prominent, progressive, multidisciplinary dermatology group practice located in the beautiful city of Nelson,  New Zealand.

There is the option that this could be a one to two-year contract and the work includes mostly private dermatology with a collegial relationship with Skin Centre doctors across the country. The position is negotiable from 5/10ths to 10/10ths

Skin Centre consultants include Dr Paul Salmon, Dr Neil Mortimer, Dr Sandra Winhoven and  Dr Susan Simpkin, who together provide a comprehensive dermatology service.

The Skin Centre has an established, busy referral base. Facilities include purpose-built consulting rooms including fully equipped day stay theatres. Services provided at the Skin Centre in Tauranga include Phototherapy, Patch Testing and Digital Dermoscopy, advanced dermatologic surgery and Mohs Micrographic Surgery.

Nelson  City has a population of approximately 51,000 and is located at the top of the South Island of New Zealand, facing Tasman Bay. It's known for local arts and crafts stores, and art galleries. It's also a popular base for nearby caving sites, vineyards and Abel Tasman National Park.

It is also a popular base for exploring the New Zealand outdoors and enjoys a beautifully temperate climate with one of the highest sunshine hours in NZ.

This is an excellent opportunity for someone looking for an opportunity to work overseas, with state-of-the-art surroundings, excellent remuneration and a work and family life balance.

Please send a copy of your CV, an outline of your interests and goals, and names of three referees.


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