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Gastroenterologist with Acute Internal Medicine

• Permanent full-time or part-time
• Based at Hutt hospital in Lower Hutt
An exciting opportunity has arisen to work as part of our Gastroenterology service at Hutt Valley DHB.

Working at the Hutt Valley DHB you will become part of an enthusiastic, dynamic and committed team of health workers providing a modern and innovative approach to healthcare, with the bonus of a healthy, balanced lifestyle and opportunities for professional development. Only 15 mins from the Wellington CBD, the Hutt Valley is home to many outdoor attractions and a haven for art lovers and beach goers.
Hutt Valley DHB provides secondary services for a population of approximately 148,000, with 24-hour acute and elective care in general and orthopaedic surgery, medicine, obstetrics and gynaecology, cardiology, regional rheumatology, regional burns and plastics, psychiatry, rehabilitation, gastroenterology and paediatrics.
We are seeking a specialist who is a keen general Gastroenterologist to join our strong General Medicine Department, providing General Internal Medical inpatient and outpatient services with a sub-specialty of Gastroenterology. The role is a permanent full-time with negotiable hours, but other options would also be considered.
You’ll have a strong commitment to comprehensive care encompassed within Gastroenterology /Internal Medicine, including full involvement in the acute roster for admission and on-going care of undifferentiated acute adult hospital presentations. You will be eligible for Vocational Scope Registration with the New Zealand Medical Council.
Hutt Valley DHB is working in close partnership with our neighbouring DHBs, Wairarapa and Capital & Coast, to ensure a more coordinated sub-regional approach to delivering care to our communities. We are committed to clinical excellence in all disciplines; and Senior Medical Staff are encouraged to take part in clinical audits and peer-reviews to ensure quality clinical care is provided.
For further information please contact Natalie Richardson, Service Group Manager on (04) 587 2665 or email
We will consider all applications as they are submitted until a suitable applicant has been found. Your application will be assessed against the required competencies and you will be notified of the status of your application as soon as possible.
Please apply online:


The Canterbury District Health Board is the largest tertiary, teaching and research hospital in the South Island of New Zealand. The hospital operates 600-650 beds and provides services to over 35,000 inpatients each year.

Applications for the above position are invited from Registered Medical Practitioners who hold an approved higher qualification in Medicine, enabling Vocational Registration with the Medical Council of New Zealand. This is a permanent full-time position within the CDHB reporting to the Clinical Director of the Department of Gastroenterology.The Gastroenterology Department provides secondary and tertiary level inpatient, outpatient consultation service and the successful applicant will be required to participate in the on-call roster. Specific training and competence in ERCP, diagnostic and therapeutic GI endoscopy is essential. The position also entails provision of clinical training and supervision of medical staff, students and other staff as required and participation in Departmental research and audit activities.

You'll experience supportive working relationships within the hospital as well as enjoy the unique collegial relationships that stem from providing a comprehensive service to locations throughout the South Island including Timaru, Ashburton and the West Coast.

We are open to applications from newly qualified through to experienced physicians. Remuneration will be based on the equivalent cumulative experience of the applicant and matched to the appropriate step within the Medical and Dental Specialists Multi Employment Collective Agreement (MECA). To find out more about these opportunities please contact Anna Hunter, Recruitment Specialist, and phone: +64 3 337 7954 or email for applications:

Location: Christchurch.Closing date: Sunday, 30 July 2017.

Consultant  Gastroenterologist

Dunedin or Invercargill (Negotiable)
A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a Specialist Gastroenterologist position within a progressive department that is affiliated with the University of Otago. The Gastroenterology Service welcomes applications for the position with an expected start date of April 2017. The hours of work and length of employment are flexible and will be negotiated with the successful applicant. This role is based in Dunedin, however consideration would be given to a candidate who wishes to be based in Invercargill, though this would certainly involve travel to Dunedin.
With some of New Zealand’s most famous scenery and holiday spots on our doorstep (Queenstown, Wanaka, Milford Sound, Stewart Island, to name but a few), our region offers affordable living, great schools, a relaxed way of life with no traffic jams in sight.
Southern DHB offers a comprehensive range of Gastroenterology services in both of its main hospitals, located in Dunedin and Invercargill, as well as outpatient clinics in other areas of the district. Dunedin is a vibrant University town and a great place to live and work. Dunedin Hospital has 350 beds and provides care for a population of approximately 180,000. Southland Hospital, in Invercargill has 180 beds and provides care for a population of approximately 100,000.  Invercargill is situated at the base of the South Island and the people are renowned for their warmth and hospitality, there is space in abundance and you are surrounded by national parks.  The two main hospitals in Southern DHB provide care for the population of the whole of the lower South Island.  In this role you will participate in a 1:4 on-call roster and provide a full range of Gastroenterology services, alongside an enthusiastic group of colleagues.  Planning is currently underway to re-develop facilities and expand the department, so there will be opportunities to contribute to this development. There are also unlimited possibilities for laboratory and clinical based research and there is plenty of scope for collaboration with like-minded researchers. To be successful in this role you’ll need to have enthusiasm for teaching and be a team player with a commitment to improving and developing service delivery quality.
Southern DHB has all major specialties, including interventional radiology, tertiary level care in neurosurgery and cardiothoracic surgery and the region is well served by an excellent helicopter retrieval service.
Appointed specialists will possess FRACP or an equivalent qualification. Trainees within a few months of completing FRACP training are welcome to express an interest. ERCP experience is desirable, but not essential.
If you see your future working with us as part of a specialist team in a teaching environment, then please get in touch.
Closing date:  open

For further information please contact Milair Ryalls, Recruitment Advisor – Senior Medical Officers, phone (03) 470 9604 or email: To Apply:We only accept online applications.  Please apply via our website:

Gastroenterologist/General Physician - MidCentral

Are you a Gastroenterologist/General Physician looking for a new opportunity? We are looking for an additional physician to join our current team of three providing specialist services to the MidCentral region.  An SMO with ERCP training is desirable, but not essential. Our DHB is committed to providing ERCP training for an SMO if desired.Gastroenterology provides a 24/7 endoscopy service and clinics in Gastroenterology and Hepatology. We support primary health care with advice.  Medical Services at MidCentral have a general medicine take and retain most patients in the inpatient setting although some are transferred to subspecialties e.g. cardiology, respiratory and renal.

Our Gastroenterology service is supported endoscopy, IBD and hepatitis nurses. We have a Supersonic Aixplorer Shear-Wave-Elastography ultrasound machine. We have a weekly radiology meeting. We will have an advanced gastroenterology trainee registrar from December 2016.

This is an exciting time to join MidCentral District Health Board (MDHB) as it is embarking upon a transformational change programme to firmly establish itself as a high performing health system that meets the current and future demands of its communities, that provides improved patient experiences for service users, and that achieves improved patient and community health and wellbeing.

MDHB will build on its significant achievements to date, in particular its investment in developing primary and community care services and relationships. It will work to further reduce service duplication and fragmentation, to move care into and closer to people’s homes, and to achieve an integrated and community focused high performing health system.

Applicants must be eligible for vocational registration in Internal Medicine with the Medical Council of New Zealand with specialist training / qualification in Gastroenterology, as well as having demonstrated clinical, management, and teaching skills and the ability to work effectively within the multi-disciplinary team. For further information please contact Christine Wood, Medical Recruitment Consultant: or +64 6 350 8204 or to apply go to: