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.
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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
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