If you hold one of qualifications listed below, you are eligible to work in New Zealand as an anaesthetics locum for up to twelve months. You are also eligible to apply for vocational registration which has no restriction on the time you can work in New Zealand. Qualification criteria can, however, change at the discretion of the New Zealand Medical Council at any time. Please feel free to contact your Ochre Recruitment consultant to check whether your qualifications are still current.
The approved specialist qualifications in anaesthesia are:
Doctors who hold a specialist qualification in anaesthesia but not one of those listed above may be eligible to apply for vocational registration in New Zealand, allowing you to work at consultant level.
Doctors without specialist qualifications, but who have worked in anaesthetic jobs for a minimum of 30 hours per week for at least 33 out of the last 48 months in one of the following comparable health countries, are eligible to work in New Zealand at registrar level, depending on your level of training and experience.
Comparable Health System countries are:
Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Israel, Italy, Norway, Republic of Ireland, Singapore, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, The Netherlands, United Kingdom, United States of America.
Each case is different, and there are several pathways to registration in New Zealand, so please register with us to have an in-depth assessment of your eligibility and registration options with one of our consultants.
Call us now to talk about your experience and how we can help to get you registered and working in New Zealand.
Permanent Consultant Anaesthetist Start Date: August/September 2019 Rates: Negotiable based on experience and qualifications The Position Our client is looking to appoint two full time enthusiastic Consultant Anaesthetist to join their dynamic, forward thinking team of 16 consultants. These full time positions have a commitment of six clinical sessions per week, offer ample non-clinical time and come with an attractive remuneration and relocation package. They provide anaesthesia for all major surgical specialties excluding cardiothoracic and neurosurgery. They also provide cover for the Intensive Care Unit and Acute pain services and expertise in these areas is required. The Location The district is well known for its other outdoor recreation options including tramping, cycling, mountain biking as well as lake and river water sports such as boating and kayaking. Rotorua, the tourist centre of the North Island of New Zealand is less than an ho... Read More
Permanent Consultant Anaesthetist Start Date: August 2019 Rates: Negotiable on qualifications and experience The Position Our client is seeking someone with expertise in anaesthetic and intensive care services to join their team. You'll be responsible for the provision of anaesthetic and intensive care services including day case anaesthetics, theatre sessions, outpatient anaesthetic assessment clinics, critical care and sedation services and acute pain management. You must be highly motivated and enthusiastic, competent to provide level 1 ICU care, vocationally registered (or eligible) in New Zealand with FANZCA (or equivalent) and willing to take a lead in quality development and teaching. The Location Located in the beautiful area, nestled between two mountain ranges, and a splendid river. Plenty to see and do. Within the region where culture and coffee are the key attractions. Lots of beautiful walks and the added attraction of where a lot... Read More
Permanent Specialist Anaesthetist Start Date: July/August 2019 Rates: Negotiable depending on experience and qualifications The Position Our client has vacancies for two full time Anaesthetists and one fixed term part time Anaesthetist. In this role you will become a member of a dynamic outcome focussed perioperative team of health professionals providing a timely safe operating theatre experience and high quality post procedure care. You will be someone who loves the work they do, is committed to health equity, and who is excited by the idea of working in a remote vibrant community. The successful candidate will be offered an attractive relocation and settlement package, a generous remuneration package, the chance to live in one of the most spectacular parts of Aotearoa. The Location Located in a beautiful coastal city with easy access to the mountains. Known as a garden city it has beautiful parks to relax in and a gorgeous historic centre, ... Read More
Specialist Anaesthetist Cardiothoracic and ORL Anaesthesia Start Date: September 2019 - March 2020 Rates: Negotiable depending on experience and qualifications The Position Our client is seeking an experienced Anaesthetist for cardiothoracic and ORL surgery for a 6 months fixed term full time position starting in September 2019 and ending in March 2020. The Department of Cardiothoracic and ORL Anaesthesia, provides anaesthesia services to New Zealand's largest cardiothoracic surgical unit for a wide range of cardiothoracic surgical procedures, interventional cardiology and electrophysiology procedures, and tertiary otorhinolaryngological procedures. They also have active TOE (including 3D TOE), transplant, and mechanical support services. In addition the department is involved with registrar and fellow training and has an active research program. The Location Close to all the beaches and a naval base. Easy drive to the CBD, relaxed commute to ... Read More
Anaesthesia Registrar Start Date: Immediate Commencement Rates: Negotiable depending on experience and qualifications The Position Seeking applications from RMOs interested in joining the team as an Anaesthetics Registrar ASAP. You'll be part of a close-knit team of six Registrars and 13 Consultants providing elective and emergency services to the community, as well as acute pain management to patients following surgery or trauma, or during labour. The opportunity to work in a modern facility and provide healthcare to a large geographical area, ensuring your exposure to a wide range of work Excellent support and opportunities for development through a high level of SMO contact and supervision The Location Located in the southernmost city in New Zealand's South Island and is renowned for its friendly and unhurried pace of life and strong sense of community. There are abundant sports and other amenities, educational (primary through tertiary) fa... Read More
Permanent Anaesthetist Specialist Start Date: July/August 2019 Rates: Negotiable depending on experience and qualifications The Position Seeking an experienced Specialist Anesthetist to join the team starting July/August 2019. It is essential the successful applicant participates in the consultant on call roster (usually 1:12). You must have a qualification that allows Vocational Registration as an Anaesthetist with the Medical Council of New Zealand. Suitable applicants will hold FANZCA, or equivalent, and have extensive experience in adult and paediatric anaesthesia in a hospital setting. Sub-specialty interests and expertise are encouraged and supported. Their Specialist Anaesthetists undertake supervision and training of medical staff so you must have commitment to clinical teaching, as well as your own ongoing medical education. The Location Located in the North Island this is a fantastic region to explore if you're into nature walks, cul... Read More
Locum Consultant Anaesthetist Dates: 10 June to 23 June 2019 Rates: * Weekday, 8 hours - $1500 / day * Weekday night on call - $500 * Weekend On Call - $2,000 / 24 hours Plus travel and accommodation The Position This is an exciting opportunity for a Locum Consultant Anaesthetist to join a team from 10 June to 23 June 2019. Accommodation and travel provided. The Location Located in the North Island, this sought after region combines the best of coastal lifestyle with mighty ski mountains nearby - meaning you have the very best of what New Zealand has to offer. Ideal for outdoor enthusiasts, there is many parks, gardens and national parks to walk, bike and discover. A hip city - with a blossoming arts and cultural scene, and a diverse mix of world class restaurants. Essential Criteria To apply for this position you must hold or be eligible for vocational scope of practice in Anaesthetics with the Medical Council of New Zealand. Take your medica... Read More
Locum Consultant Anaesthetist Dates: * 17-20 May * 10-17th June * 15-16th July * 19-25th August Rates: $1500-$2000+GST per day depending on call requirements plus travel, car & accommodation provided The Position Our client is currently seeking applications for Locum Consultant Anaesthetist to provide coverage for the above mentioned dates. Accommodation, car and domestic flights included. The Location The town and region this is an easy place to live, family friendly, very low crime with instant access to an astounding array of outdoor activities - one of New Zealand's top ten beaches. There are also great skiing options with both learner and advanced slopes, lakes and mountains. The climate is great; hot summers, crisp winters, there is no such thing as a commute to work, good property, including lifestyle blocks, are extremely affordable and primary and secondary educational facilities are superb with two internationally renowned University... Read More
Consultant Anaesthetist Start Date: July 2019 Rates: Negotiable depending on experience and qualifications The Position Applications are invited from Specialist Anaesthetists to join their team as they undergo service expansion to meet rising demand. They are looking for enthusiastic Anaesthetists with a commitment to a team based approach in anaesthesia and surgery. The full scope of practice includes preoperative assessment, anaesthesia for surgical and non-surgical procedures (including sedation and all forms of regional and general anaesthesia), complex pain management and resuscitation, and medical education. Their Anaesthesia team has a strong track record in teaching, continuing medical education and research, and aims to be a centre of anaesthetic excellence in New Zealand. The broad focus on patient care, research and education offers an excellent career opportunity. The Location Located in New Zealand's largest inland city with a sma... Read More
Locum Anaesthetist Dates: * 24- 31 May * 6 May for 3-6 months Rates: $1800+GST per day plus accommodation, car and domestic flights The Position Our client is currently seeking applications for Locum Anaesthetist to provide coverage for the above mentioned dates. Accommodation, car and domestic flights included. The Location The town and region this is an easy place to live, family friendly, very low crime with instant access to an astounding array of outdoor activities - one of New Zealand's top ten beaches. There are also great skiing options with both learner and advanced slopes, lakes and mountains. The climate is great; hot summers, crisp winters, there is no such thing as a commute to work, good property, including lifestyle blocks, are extremely affordable and primary and secondary educational facilities are superb with two internationally renowned University's within 2 hours drive. Essential Criteria: The successful applicant must hold... Read More
Permanent Gastroenterologist Start Date: 30 September 2019 Rates: Negotiable depending on experience and qualifications The Position Our client is seeking applications for a Gastroenterologist to be based at North Island. They are looking for a suitably qualified, enthusiastic vocationally registered Gastroenterologist, to take up a permanent full time position. This role will allow you to thrive professionally in providing your expertise to an urban population of 43,000 people complimented by a rural population of 30,000 people covering the Rangitikei, Whanganui and South Taranaki areas. Vocational registration with the Medical Council of NZ is essential. You must have excellent communication and interpersonal skills and demonstrate a strong commitment to a multi-disciplinary team working environment, interfacing with colleagues in other medical specialties. The Location It's easy getting to the mountain to ski or tramp, to the lake or sea to... Read More