Public Health Medicine Registrar 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.  They seek a Registrar who has been accepted for the New Zealand College of Public Health Medicine's training programme.

Mō tō mātou rōpū - About the team:

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

Te whainga poto o tēnei tūranga - What is the purpose of this position?

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 delivered creates extensive training opportunities, with good supervision for Registrars at any stage of their training.

Ngā Pūkenga me ngā Wheako - Skills and Experience:

  • Public Health Medicine Registrar in the New Zealand College of Public Health 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

The Ministry of Health is the kaitiaki of the health and disability system in New Zealand. They are responsible for providing active stewardship and leadership across the nations' health and disability system. They ensure the system provides people with the highest levels of care, regardless of who they are or where they live.

A copy of the job description is available here.

For further information regarding the role, please contact Richard Jaine (cell phone 021 191 8620 or email: richard.jaine@health.govt.nz) quoting the position title.

Advertising for this role currently closes at midnight on 30 June 2021 or until this position is filled.