Dermatologists sought in New Zealand

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  1. Dermatologist sought by Waikato District Health Board
  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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Specialist Dermatologist at Waikato District Health Board

Waikato DHB logo Sept2017

An exciting opportunity awaits you at Waikato DHB!
We require a qualified Specialist Dermatologist (preferably with dermatological surgery experience) to join our team at Waiora Waikato Hospital.

This is a challenging role which demands outstanding professional skills, commitment to the specialty and a vision of providing a team-based service founded on excellence in all aspects of the business. If you think that you possess the right skills and attributes that will make a difference, why not think about joining our team here in the beautiful Waikato region of New Zealand.

The Dermatology service provides predominantly medical dermatology care to a population of 350,000 patients and tertiary services to 850,000. The service is based at Waikato Hospital, Hamilton, with both physical outreach clinics and teledermatology services to the Waikato region.

The position requires supervision of advanced trainees, dermatology nurses and medical students.

You must be either registered or eligible for vocational registration with the Medical Council of New Zealand.

Why us?

Waikato DHB is one of New Zealand’s largest tertiary and secondary healthcare providers, serving a local population of around 425,836 people and tertiary services to the wider Midlands region. Find out about Waikato DHB’s vision and mission here.

Waiora Waikato Hospital, our tertiary teaching hospital, is located in Hamilton. Many staff would call Hamilton New Zealand’s best-kept secret, situated in the North Island of New Zealand along the banks of the mighty Waikato River. Living in the Waikato gives you the opportunity to have a great work-life balance. Hamilton has surf, sand and snow a short drive away, outdoor adventure of all types, world-class sport and entertainment facilities, affordable housing and excellent public and private schooling for all ages. It has all the benefits of a big city without the stress. Find out more about our region at

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For more information about the role please contact Viv Head, Business Manager on (+64 7 839 8899) or email

Please apply directly online via the Waikato DHB website.

Closing date: Open until filled


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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



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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