- Current NZMC registered SMO including GP and PGY2+
- Fixed term (18 months), part-time
Do you have an interest in Public Health and the ability to
enhance the capabilities of the public health service in the
Southern District Health Board in a fixed term, 0.5 FTE role for 18
months? This role is open to current NZMC vocationally registered
SMOs and PGY2+ candidates.
This role will primarily provide support to the Public Health
team at Southern DHB and the response to district COVID-19
notifications. You will provide leadership and coaching for the
scoping, gathering of new Case and Contact details, developing a
Case Management Plan, lead case reviews, lead outbreaks, and
upskilling and coaching of team members. You will be liaising with
our local PHO regarding COVID-19 testing implementation; supporting
Public Health staff in overseeing testing for border workers.
Supporting a Public Health response to other disease
notifications, you will provide clinical advice to clinicians,
support nurses and health protection officers with assigned areas
in support of PHS activities in the control of communicable
Due to the ongoing Public Health COVID-19 response, a proven
ability to work under pressure is essential.
You will already hold registration with the Medical Council of
New Zealand under a general or vocational scope. A full driver's
licence is essential and travel will be required.
There are three offices across the district - Dunedin,
Invercargill and Queenstown, with 56 staff. The DHB is working
through an exciting transformational change. Staff work
collaboratively with DHB partners as they move toward using health
in all policies approaches to address the determinants of health,
reducing inequities and improving the health and wellbeing of
southern communities where they live, learn, work and play.
With some of New Zealand's most famous scenery and holiday spots
the doorstep (Queenstown, Wanaka, Milford Sound, Stewart Island, to
name but a few), the southern district offers affordable living,
great schools, a true work-life balance, and a relaxed way of life
with no traffic jam in sight. Dunedin is a vibrant University town
and a great place to live and work. Invercargill is situated at the
base of the South Island and the people are renowned for their
warmth and hospitality.
Closing date: Monday, 19 April 2021
For further information please contact Agatha Chen, Recruitment
Advisor - Senior Medical Officers on (03) 470 9604, or email email@example.com
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