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We are working with a number of laboratories in New Zealand cities to recruit Pathologists.


The most urgent areas of need are medical renal pathology (including renal transplants), gastrointestinal pathology (upper and lower), pancreas and bile ducts, plus urology. Cytology experience would also be very useful.  Other vacancies include be skin pathology and chemical pathology.


You will need to be eligible for vocational registration with the Medical Council. Your training, qualifications and experience are compared with that of a New Zealand trained doctor; recognised specialists in New Zealand must complete 6 years of training and meet the requirements below:


  • at least 1 year of general medical experience
  • 5 years of advanced training
  • training in at least two laboratories
  • specialise in general pathology, or one of the sub-branches
  • pass the Basic Pathological Sciences Examination in their first year of training
  • pass the FRCPA Part I examination in a chosen subspecialty in the third year of advanced training
  • pass the FRCPA Part II examination in a chosen subspecialty in the fifth year of advanced training
  • participate in the RCPA continuing professional development programme.


If your training is from the United States of America and you hold a:

· Certificate of the American Board of Pathology

· Certificate of the American Osteopathic Board of Pathology.

Then there is the opportunity to come and work for 12 months via a Locum Tenens registration pathway.


For more information around registration, immigration and to arrange an informal chat then interview with the services, please contact Kate McKendry | +64 21 288 6937. Whatsapp.


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Kate McKendry

Phone: +64 21 288 NZDr (6937)

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Location: New Zealand


Work type: Permanent