Closing date: 01/06/2021

Consultant – Ophthalmology – New Zealand
Posted on 01-03-2021 Reference number: 2021050

Ophthalmologist – Whangarei – New Zealand


Whangarei is the northernmost city in New Zealand and the regional capital of the Northland region. The city has around 55.000 inhabitants and is easily accessible via several highways, an airport and a train station. Most Maoris live in this area of New Zealand. Due to the long presence of these Maoris, the influences of the original New Zealand inhabitants are still particularly strong here.

The position is offered by the largest secondary hospital in the Northland region. This hospital is part of a small network and is therefor connected to three smaller hospitals. The population, spread over 12.600 km2, consists of approximately 180.000 people.


On behalf of this hospital, we are currently looking for an ophthalmologist for a full-time, permanent position. Minimum appointment is for 1 year.

This role offers the right candidate a hugely varied and interesting challenge. In addition to the regular duties, you will contribute to the education of medical students, interns, registrars and other medical personnel. In addition, you will contribute to improving care in the department and you will participate in the schedule on a call basis (1:4). You will work in both in- and outpatient settings.

For this position you must have at least 2 years of work experience. Candidates experienced in performing cataract surgery are encouraged to respond. In addition, you must have excellent management, education, communication and leadership skills.

The care provider offers attractive working conditions in a modern environment.

For more information about the position described above please contact:

Randa Sawires

Recruitment Consultant

Randa Sawires
Recruitment Consultant
M: +31 6 36 36 35 66
T: +31 6 36 36 35 99