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.
Rural Hospital Specialist Start Date: December 2019 Rates: Negotiable depending on experience and qualifications The Position Our client is seeking 2 rural hospital medical specialists to work in both the Emergency Department and Inpatient Ward. You will be part of a small competent and supportive team, which provides 24/7 medical cover. Our client also provides a rehabilitation service to its local community. Use your varied and broad generalist knowledge and experience to diagnose and treat your patient in , follow those patients admitted to the inpatient ward through to discharge or and transfer patients to the Secondary/Tertiary Hospitals when required. This position offers you: A team of experienced medical and nursing professionals Links to primary, secondary and tertiary services Innovative, progressive and friendly Beautiful environment with a range of sporting, outdoor and cultural pursuits The Location Situated in the Central North I... Read More
Permanent ED Specialist Start Date: December 2019 Rates: Negotiable based on experience and qualifications The Position Our client is seeking an emergency specialist for a permanent role to join their team starting December 2019. You will be part of a small competent and supportive team, which provides 24/7 medical cover. This position offers you: • A team of experienced medical and nursing professionals • Links to primary, secondary and tertiary services • Innovative, progressive and friendly organisation • Beautiful environment with a range of sporting, outdoor and cultural pursuits Use your varied and broad generalist knowledge and experience to diagnose and treat your patient in ED, through to discharge or stabilise and transfer patients to the Secondary/Tertiary Hospitals when 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 wa... Read More
Emergency Department Registrar Start Date: 25 November 2019 Rates: Negotiable based on experience and qualifications The Position Our client has a dedicated consultant staff of 10 FTE, of whom 5 are FACEMs with another 3 soon to become FACEMs. Additional Australasian FACEM joining them June 2019 takes FTE to 11. They are currently seeking an Emergency Department Registrar to provide coverage starting 25 November 2019. The Location Located a couple hours from the ski fields of the North Island, wonderful wine country and the coolest little capital in the world, Palmerston North boasts fine dining, a world class university and a wonderful semi-rural lifestyle of its own. Essential Criteria: To apply for this position you must hold or be eligible for General Scope of Practice with the Medical Council of New Zealand. Take your medical career to the next level with Ochre Recruitment, one of Australasia’s most established and trusted agencies. You’l... Read More
Emergency Department, Fellow/MOSS Start Date: Mid December 2019 Rates: Negotiable depending on experience and qualifications The Position Our client is currently seeking interest for Permanent Dermatologist starting Mid December 2019, for a full time, fixed term contract. As an ideal candidate for this Fellowship position, you will be a Senior Paediatric or Adult Emergency Medicine Trainee or Junior Specialist who is looking to advance your skills and acquire new skills. They would be interested in Emergency Medicine trainees from NZ, Australia, UK, USA, Canada or other countries with comparable EM training. The Location Based in a vibrant, cosmopolitan city, with a multi-cultural feel and excellent entertainment opportunities. The arts and culture scene is superb and restaurants and bars offer all the world's cuisine has to offer at impeccable standard Everything you could want in a city is here, while also offering the balance of easy access... Read More