There is high demand for emergency medicine doctors in New Zealand, with opportunities in hospitals all over the country.
If you hold one of qualifications listed below you are eligible to work as a locum tenens specialist in emergency medicine 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 emergency medicine are:
If you don’t have a specialist qualification but have experience in emergency medicine we are interested in hearing from you. Doctors without specialist qualifications, but who have worked in emergency medicine 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 Medical Officer of Specialist Scale (MOSS) or 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. Register with us to have an in-depth assessment of your eligibility and registration options with one of our consultants.
Permanent Emergency Medicine Consultant Start Date: February 2019 Rates: Negotiable depending on qualifications and experience The Position An opportunity exists for Emergency Medicine Consultant for permanent role starting February 2019. The Emergency Department has approximately 36,000 presentations per annum, with a modern open plan design that supports 21 beds (which includes 6 observation beds). The Registrars are supported by a Senior House Office Roster. Their roster is 4 x 10 hour shifts per week (3 clinical and 1 non-clinical) which include mornings and afternoons and one weekend in four, the on call is also shared in the days when you are working. 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) facilities, as well as a vibrant arts ... Read More
Permanent Emergency Medicine Consultant Start Date: March 2019 Rates: Negotiable depending on experience and qualifications The Position Our client is seeking a Permanent Emergency Medicine Consultant to start on March 2019 for full-time rostered duties. This is an opportunity to work in a peripheral hospital environment with a diverse range of presentations, and so communication and professional skills, together with the ability to work within a small team, are essential to this position. The medical centre is well supported locally by comprehensive surgical services, and has a full range of diagnostic facilities on site including a new MRI scanner, CT scanner and 24-hour on-site laboratory facilities. The successful applicant will be able to enjoy a healthy 'work life balance' within a supportive Emergency department. The Location Situated in a region well known for its great climate, relaxed lifestyle and beautiful beaches, this is a sophis... Read More
ED MOSS - Fixed term Start Date: May 2019 - Sep 2019 Rates: Negotiable depending on experience and qualifications The Position Our client requires an ED MOSS for Fixed term to provide coverage from May 2019 - Sep 2019. The Location Located in a beautiful provincial centre on the East Coast of the North Island, NZ with approximately 162,000 population. It enjoys stunning scenery and a temperate climate with sunny dry summers. The district with approximately 162,000 population enjoys exceptional schools, restaurants and wineries and hosts frequent cultural events. They're unlimited opportunities for outdoor and sporting pursuits. Essential Criteria: To be eligible to apply for this position you must hold or eligible for general scope of practice with the Medical Council of New Zealand. The applicant needs to have reasonable experience in Emergency Medicine. Take your medical career to the next level with Ochre Recruitment, one of Australasia's m... Read More
Permanent ED MOSS Start Date: February 2019 Rates: Negotiable depending on experience and qualifications The Position Our client currently requires a Medical Officer with experience in Emergency Medicine to join their progressive Emergency Medicine team. They provide a comprehensive teaching programme for Trainees and CME for SMO's and they have a dedicated Specialist to foster research in Emergency Medicine. The Location Located north of Auckland. Close to all the beaches and a naval base. Easy drive to the CBD, relaxed commute to the harbor. Lots of opportunities to explore, catch a ferry to travel to the Islands near by. Essential Criteria: To be eligible to apply for this position you must hold or eligible for general scope of practice with the Medical Council of New Zealand. The applicant needs to have reasonable experience in Emergency Medicine. Take your medical career to the next level with Ochre Recruitment, one of Australasia's most ... Read More
Consultant ED/Rural Hospital Doctor Start Date: March 2019 Rates: Negotiable depending on experience and qualifications The Position Our client is seeking for Consultant ED/Rural Hospital Doctor to provide coverage starting March 2019. This position is a permanent part time role, working 60 hours per fortnight which includes 6 clinical shifts plus non-clinical time. Duties involve working rostered and rotating shifts, mostly between 7am and 11pm. If you are a FACEM or an International ED Physician looking to balance a new opportunity in a small and dynamic ED with the wonderful lifestyle, then this may well be the place for you! The Location This region offers an enviable lifestyle. With quality schools, strong community spirit, great beaches and rivers, world class vineyards, mountain ranges and rivers, this is a place you can call home. Essential Criteria To be eligible to apply for this position you must hold or be eligible for vocational s... Read More
Permanent Medical Officer Start Date: March 2019 Rates: Negotiable depending on qualifications and experience The Position Our client is a 12 bed rural hospital with an Acute Assessment Unit, Outpatient clinics, and many community based services. They are looking for a Medical Officer for a permanent role to join their team starting March 2019. The role of the Medical Officer is to provide medical care to acutely ill patients as well as the management of inpatients on the General Ward. A generous salary package includes substantial support for Continuing Medical Education. The Location Located in the Northland region, has one of the longest, unbroken stretches of sand beach in New Zealand, and is largely drivable from one end to the other. It has many tourist attractions and travel activities with something to suit all ages, tastes and budgets. From adrenaline-pumping adventure to a relaxing day out. Essential Criteria To be eligible to apply ... Read More
ED Consultant Start Date: January 2019 Rates: Negotiable depending on experience and qualifications The Position Seeking an ED Consultant for fixed Term, .8 FTE starting January 2019. You will be joining an open, energetic, and friendly SMO team with a culture of collaboration, support and curiosity. We will challenge you to continue to develop your interests and skills. You will typically be on shift with one other specialist, and around 40% of your clinical work will include being in charge of resus. The night shifts are staffed by Senior Doctors who take over support of the department from the afternoon shift Specialists. The Location Located north of Auckland. Close to all the beaches and a naval base. Easy drive to the CBD, relaxed commute to the harbor. Lots of opportunities to explore, catch a ferry to travel to the Islands near by. Essential Criteria: Must hold or be eligible to hold vocational scope of practice in emergency medicine w... Read More
Locum ED Department Dates: * Sat 8 Dec 11.30-20.30 Shift * Sun 9 Dec 08.00-17.00 Shift Rates: $150-200+GST per hour depending on experience plus accommodation and travel The Position Our client is seeking a Locum ED Department to provide coverage for the above mentioned dates. Uses Medtech software. 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 applicant must hold or be eligible for voca... Read More