NZSOHNS

Auckland

OTOLOGY/NEUROTOLOGY FELLOWSHIP: 

Funded: Yes

Further information regarding this fellowship can be obtained by contacting Mr Michel Neeff, michelneeff@gmail.com

Applications for the 2021-2022 position will be accepted from Jan 2020 to Mar 2020. Apply by sending a CV, your log book (Otology only) and three references.

Contact the NZ Medical Council to check your eligibility to work in NZ first.

 

HEAD & NECK FELLOWSHIP: 

Funded: Yes

Description: This is a one year, funded, clinical fellowship that has an excellent international reputation. The fellow is exposed to all aspects of head and neck surgery and oncology and is involved in extirpative surgery as well as reconstruction including microvascular free tissue transfer. In addition the unit has a large endocrine surgery (thyroid/parathyroid) practice. This is a busy job that would suit a candidate who is aiming to work in a high volume academic centre. 

Applications for the 2020-2021 position are now open and will close 20 March 2019.

Further information regarding this Fellowship can be obtained by contacting Mr John Chaplin, john@thyroid.co.nz

 

FELLOWSHIPS IN PAEDIATRIC ENT (2 POSITIONS)

POST 1: SENIOR CLINICAL FELLOW (FELLOW #1)

Hospital:  Starship Children's Hospital, Auckland New Zealand
Supervising ENT Surgeon:  Murali Mahadevan
Commences:  July - Sept (flexible: eg July 2018-July 2019 or Sept 2019-Sept 2020)
Period:  12 months (can be 24 months combined with research /junior fellowship)
Clinical/Research:  90% clinical 10% research
Funded: YES (salary depends on candidates post grad experience, senior registrar  scale)
Contact:  Murali Mahadevan, Fellowship Director, ORL Starship,  muralim@adhb.govt.nz

About this fellowship :  The Paediatric Senior Clinical Fellowship is a fully-funded one year Clinical Fellowship with a busy clinical workload including all aspects of Paediatric Otolaryngology. It is mainly based at Starship Children's Hospital, Auckland which is the largest Paediatric hospital in New Zealand and serves as a tertiary referral centre for the country. The position involves significant multidisciplinary interactions and secondary and tertiary level exposure to all aspects of paediatric airway disease, laryngology, otology, rhinology and head and neck surgery. The Fellowship is designed to prepare the candidate for a tertiary level Paediatric ORL consultant position at the end of the 12 month Fellowship. To gain the most from this position, the candidate should already have a high level of surgical skill and a reasonable exposure to paediatric ORL during his or her residency/training programme. The candidate must be eligible for registration with the New Zealand Medical Council. Further details are available on the NZMC website (www.mcnz.org.nz). The candidate must be eligible to obtain general registration to practise in a hospital setting. There will be a 1:3 on-call responsibility supervising a resident/registrar with consultant cover.
Please send applications with your CV and 3 referees to Dr Murali Mahadevan Fellowship Director, Paediatric ORL, Starship Children's Hospital. muralim@adhb.govt.nz

Applications:  close 18 months prior to fellowship commencement date.

POST 2: JUNIOR CLINICAL & RESEACH FELLOW (FELLOW #2)

Hospital:  Starship Children's Hospital, Auckland, New Zealand
Supervising ENT Surgeon:  Murali Mahadevan
Commences:  flexible (eg start date July to Sept, eg Aug 2019-Aug 2020)
Period:  12 months (can extend to 24 months)
Clinical/Research:  clinical 40%/ research 60%
Funded:  YES
Contact:  muralim@adhb.govt.nz

About this fellowship:  This is a fully-funded one year Research and Clinical Fellowship position with a 60% Research component and a 30% Clinical component. It is mainly based at Starship Children's Hospital, Auckland and the University of Auckland Faculty of Medicine and Health Science. Starship Children's Hospital is the largest Paediatric hospital in New Zealand and serves as a tertiary referral centre for the country. This Fellowship is suitable for any one of the following four scenarios: a candidate who has completed Otolaryngology sub-speciality training and is seeking second sub-speciality experience; a General Otolaryngologist with a special interest in Paediatric Otolaryngology; a General Otolaryngologist seeking to broaden their paediatric exposure/interest; or an Otolaryngologist with an interest in research with a view to continuing on in an academic career. The Fellow is expected to complete a minimum of two publications during his or her tenure. You are also expected to provide 1:3 call with the senior fellow.
This position may also serve as the first year of a two-year Fellowship to lead in to the Senior Clinical Fellowship at Starship Children's Hospital, particularly if the candidate has had no significant exposure to Paediatric Otolaryngology. The Fellowship thus becomes a two-year position with an emphasis on research in the first year and clinical practice in the second year. In this Fellowship there will be exposure to all aspects of paediatric airway disease, Head and neck surgery, Rhinology and Otology. 
Please send applications with your CV and 3 referees to Dr Murali Mahadevan Fellowship Director, Paediatric ORL, Starship Children's Hospital. muralim@adhb.govt.nz

Applications close 18 months prior to commencement of the fellowship tenure.

 

RHINOLOGY FELLOWSHIP: 

Funded: Yes

A busy clinical fellowship focusing on endoscopic sinus surgery and all its extended applications including DCR, CSF leak repair, pituitary and skull base surgery. Some exposure to rhinoplasty. A proportion of time will be dedicated to research with a view to publication.

Further information regarding this fellowship can be obtained by contacting Prof Richard Douglas by emailing the ORL Department's PA, Caroline Rodrigues at CRodrigues@adhb.govt.nz

 

GENERAL FELLOWSHIP: 

Funded: Yes

Further information regarding this fellowship can be obtained by contacting Mr Zahoor Ahmad, zahmad@middlemore.co.nz

No vacancy till July 2020, applications 2020-21 and beyond.

 

Senior Clinical Fellow in Advanced Head & Neck Surgery

(Fixed Term – 12 months)
Waitemata District Health Board
North Shore Hospital, Takapuna

Waitemata District Health Board (DHB) serves the largest DHB population in New Zealand providing services to more than 630,000 people and employing more than 8,000 staff.  We have a diverse population with complex, interesting and challenging presentations.

Our promise and values statement is “Best Care for Everyone”, which serves to inspire us to continuously improve, and strive to provide the best care possible to every patient and their family.

Applications are invited for a Senior Clinical Fellow in Advanced Head & Neck Surgery. The successful applicant will join our SMO team of friendly, enthusiastic and dedicated professionals in the Otolaryngology Department on a 12-month fixed term basis, with a sub-speciality focus in Head & Neck. Extensive operating experience is expected, and this fellowship post is aimed at registrars coming to the end of their training, who are interested in obtaining further specialist experience before taking up a Consultant post

Core components of the Fellowship include participation in the weekly Auckland Regional Head and Neck Oncology and Endocrine multidisciplinary meeting, and regular scheduled clinical and operating sessions. The successful candidate will work across both North Shore and Waitakere Hospital sites, managing elective clinic and theatre sessions and provide on call support from home to the surgeons within the Head and Neck unit.

Opportunities exist for exposure to all aspects of head and neck surgery including a range of ablative and locoregional reconstructive techniques, with an emphasis on thyroid and parathyroid surgery, salivary gland surgery, metastatic skin and facial plastics, oral cavity cancer, and laryngology. Participation in regular audit is expected, and opportunities exist for clinical research.

The clinic offers a full range of ORL assessments and adult diagnostic services, including experience in transnasal oesophagoscopy. You will work closely with other health professionals, including Speech and Language Therapy, and the ORL Specialty Nurse and Cancer Nurse Specialist team.

We are interested in hearing from suitably qualified applicants with a minimum qualification of FRACS or equivalent (FRCS, FRCSC etc.), and who are eligible for registration with the New Zealand Medical Council.

The Fellowship is under the supervision of Mr Kevin Smith, who is the Clinical Lead for Head and Neck Surgery. For more information on this post, please contact: kevin.smith2@waitematadhb.govt.nz. Informal visits are encouraged.

To view a position description click here

Please apply online at www.wdhbcareers.com

Closing date: 14th Feb 2019
Job Code: NOR04908