Public Health Medicine Registrar Ministry of Health - Wellington

Ministry of Health

  • Want to work closely with teams whose focus is public health?
  • Wellington based
  • Full-time, though part-time hours will be considered

The Office of the Director of Public Health in the Ministry of Health has a vacancy for a full-time Public Health Medicine Registrar from July 2021. The Ministry is seeking a Registrar who has been accepted for the NZCPHM training programme.

The Office of the Director of Public Health provides clinical and strategic advice and focus to the broader Ministry and key stakeholders.

The Public Health Medicine Registrar will be a member of the Office of the Director of Public Health which works closely with other teams in the Ministry whose focus is public health - for example communicable disease, environmental and border health, wellness, nutrition and physical activity, immunisation and sexual health.

The work programme the Ministry delivers creates extensive training opportunities, with good supervision for Registrars at any stage of their training.

Skills and experience:

  • Public Health Medicine Registrar in the New Zealand College of Public Health Medicine Training Programme
  • Registered Medical Doctor with annual practising certificate
  • Excellent ability to write and talk about technical issues clearly and concisely to non-technical people
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Able to work collaboratively and respectfully within a team and with a range of diverse stakeholders
  • Ability to pull together ideas and conclusions from large amounts of technical data
  • The ability to manage workload around competing priorities

For more information, access to the position description and to apply see here.

For further information about the role, email or phone Richard Jaine on 021 191 8620 quoting the position title.

Applications close at midnight on 7 May 2021, or until the position is filled.