FT Permanent position or 1 year Fixed Term Contract

This region offers an enviable lifestyle. With quality schools, strong community spirit, great beaches, world class vineyards, and mountain ranges. The region is about an hour and a half Wellington the Capital city of New Zealand and is connected by road and a daily rail services link.

We are looking for an Orthopedic Surgeon to join the established and enthusiastic team. To be eligible you must be a vocationally registered surgeon to and able to work up to 1.0 FTE, however there is the option of a fixed term appointment. The service has a highly functioning orthopedic unit. If you are a consultant looking for a fresh opportunity, in a friendly and dynamic small hospital, a wonderful Wairarapa lifestyle and proximity to the capital city Wellington, then this may well be the place for you!

As a member of the Orthopedic team you will be one of four Orthopedic Surgeons in the unit which provides a comprehensive public and in private orthopedic service for the population. An interest in arthroplasty would be an advantage. There is an on-call requirement to this role, afterhours through the week and over the weekend. This is managed from within the team.

Applicants must be eligible for Vocational Scope registration with the Medical Council of New Zealand.


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!
Kate McKendry

Phone: +64 21 288 NZDr (6937)

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Location: North Island. East Coast

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

Work type: Permanent