FT Permanent position or 1 year Fixed Term Contract

If you are a lover of the outdoors then this role is for you. This exciting opportunity is in a region offering a lifestyle that is family friendly, with access to one of New Zealand's top ten beaches, ski fields lakes and mountains.  The climate is great: hot summers, crisp winters and there’s no such thing as a commute to work. Affordable housing, primary and secondary educational facilities and access to International Universities only a couple of hours away.  

The hospital is seeking an Emergency Medicine Specialist who has covered a wide range of emergency presentations including trauma to work in our 12 bed department. The team is very tight-knit so the ideal candidate will need to be able to work effectively within a multi-disciplinary team and have excellent communication skills. The roster consists of 3 overlapping 9-hour shifts, (plus some degree House Officer assistance). Currently the roster has no night shift or 'on call' requirements and operates on a 6-week cycle, allowing some predictability for personal planning.  The hospital is classified as a Level 2 Hospital with 135 beds ranging from Surgical, Obstetric, Medical and Paediatric services.


Working in New Zealand

New Zealand has a Multi-Employer Collective Agreement in place across all the District Health Boards and NZDr can provide you with the details for this. It makes for a great lifestyle here in New Zealand.

Benefits include:

  • 6 weeks annual leave
  • 2 weeks / $16,000 CME/CPD Allowance
  • Base salary + allowances for job size, on call and availability.
  • Reimbursement of your practicing registration fees, college membership and indemnity insurance

The Relocation package packages vary with each DHB.

Working with NZDr means advice and support with:

  • Medical Council Registration.
  • Immigration.
  • Job search and interview set up.
  • Our experience of living in New Zealand - regions, healthcare and school systems.

NZDr is proudly New Zealand owned and operated – talk with the locals!
Adam Benko

Phone: +64 22 072 8999

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Location: South Island

Salary: $164,000 - $244,560 Base + $16,000 CME + allowances, reimbursements and relocation package.

Work type: Permanent