Oral Medicine Specialist - Hospital & Specialist Dentistry Service (HSD)

Auckland District Health Board
Auckland (Region) (NZ)
17 Sep 2020
16 Nov 2020
Contract Type
Salaried Permanent
Full time
Practice Type

Do you yearn for a better work-life balance, while still enjoying the prospect to be involved in a stimulating consultant post?  New Zealand, offers an unrivalled safe haven to work and live: urban opportunities nestled amidst unparalleled natural beauty and friendly, welcoming people.


  • Join New Zealand’s largest teaching hospital

  • Enjoy the Auckland location - outstanding blend of urban & outdoors lifestyle

  • Previous NZ experience not required  


The Auckland Hospital & Specialist Dentistry Team (HSD), provides hospital-based secondary and tertiary level specialist oral health services for people living in the greater metropolitan Auckland area (1.6 million people). New Zealand’s largest city, Auckland offers access to a mixture of urban, beach and outdoor environments and activities, and has access to some of the best schools in the country which, along with the above, makes it an ideal destination for families 


A rewarding opportunity has now arisen to join the HSD team as an Oral Medicine Specialist. You will be joining a supportive team of oral medicine consultants and a wider, multidisciplinary team of dedicated dental specialists and dentists. Established over 30 years ago, the oral medicine specialty area in HSD has >3000 (and growing) outpatient visits per year and there are also strong collegial affiliations with local dermatology, rheumatology and haematology/stem cell transplant services. You will also have opportunities for ongoing professional development, as well as the potential for research involvement.


The primary focus of this hospital-based role is the provision of comprehensive consultant-led oral medicine services including: the management of complex oral mucosal and potentially malignant diseases, oral disease occurring as a manifestation of systemic disease (especially with respect to salivary gland disorders) and complex orofacial pain. You will also provide supervision to a non-training oral medicine registrar and dental house officers on rotation.


This is your chance to join us in Auckland and showcase how your expertise can make a difference. In addition to your salary, there are generous holiday and study leave allowances, continuing professional development disbursements, work-place matched Kiwisaver contributions and professional fee reimbursements. For further details refer to the Associated Salaried Medical Specialists Multi-Employer Collective Agreement.


To be successful in this challenging and rewarding position, you must be eligible for registration with the Dental Council New Zealand as an Oral Medicine Specialist. Please


For further information or confidential conversation about this great opportunity, please contact Hugh Trengrove, Service Clinical Director, via email: HTrengrove@adhb.govt.nz


Please click here to view the position description


If this opportunity interests you, we would love to hear from you!

For help with your online application, please contact Jade Cowley (Recruitment Consultant) via email: jadec@adhb.govt.nz 


Closing Date: The position will remain open until filled but applications will be assessed when submitted

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