Clinical Immunologist/Clinical Leader Immunology/Laboratory Immunologist

Wellington (NZ)
30 Jan 2019
28 Feb 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

About the organisation

CCDHB is one of 20 District Health Boards (DHBs) located throughout New Zealand. We serve a population of about 270,000 and provide some specialist services for a regional population of about 900,000 delivering community, primary, secondary and tertiary health services. Specialist tertiary-level care is provided to patients from the lower North Island and upper South Island.

About the role

Clinical Immunologist (CCDHB 0.6 FTE), Clinical Leader Immunology (CCDHB 0.025FTE + allowance), Laboratory Immunologist (WSCL 0.4FTE).

Capital and Coast District Health Board (CCDHB) and Wellington Southern Community Laboratories (WSCL) have three roles vacant, which have been vacated by a single person leaving the institutions. We invite applicants for these positions, but would consider applicants for one or two of them.

The Immunology Service at Wellington Regional Hospital receives referrals from across the Wellington Region and the Lower North Island. Based in Wellington, you will provide advice and treatment for a variety of conditions and as one of our three specialists you will be a key member of our multidisciplinary team managing chronic disease. The commitment for this role is for clinical sessions three days a week on Wednesday to Friday.

Wellington SCL provides laboratory services to both the hospital and community for three district health boards in the lower North Island. Wellington SCL is part of the largest network of diagnostic laboratory services in New Zealand. The main laboratory is based at Wellington Hospital. You will have the opportunity work with another immunopathologist, technical staff and management to provide a high quality service to our patients and requestors. You will be part of a team of pathologists who cover all disciplines.

Skills and experience

As our preferred candidate, you will be hold or be eligible to hold specialist registration with the Medical Council of New Zealand

As outlined, we would consider you if you are a specialist registrar about to complete your training and looking for your first consultant role or a more experienced Clinical Immunologists and/or Laboratory Immunologist with leadership experience. It is essential that you have a high level of communication and have the ability to interact with a wide variety of people from various backgrounds. There is an expectation that you will engage with a variety of health professionals and use feedback to improve the quality and responsiveness of services. Our multi-disciplinary models demands our health professionals to be people who are focused on achieving results and developing and maintaining good working relationships in the workplace. Please specify your preferences in your cover letter.

How to apply

Applications will not be accepted via email. All candidates applying for any of our current vacancies must complete an online CCDHB application form by clicking the 'apply now' button.

Applications close on 28/2/2019. Please ensure your uploaded CV and cover letter is in either Word or PDF format. For further information on this role, please email and please indicate the vacancy number (SMO05-19) and job title in the subject line.