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.
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Permanent Emergency Medicine Registrar Start Date: 10 June 2019 Rates: Negotiable depending on experience & qualifications The Position Our client is looking for a Permanent Emergency Medicine Registrar to join their dedicated team starting 10 June 2019. Working from their new unit, this is an exciting opportunity to join a dynamic expanding service. The Location A relaxed, gorgeous region. With a sub-tropical climate there is a vast array of delicious fresh produce available locally, including top quality fruit and local wines. The region has stunning beaches, native bush and plenty of opportunity to get into the outdoors. Essential Criteria The successful applicant must hold or be able to gain registration 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'll benefit from the personalised service that matches you to positi... Read More
Emergency Medicine Registrar Start Date: 4 June 2019 Rates: Negotiable depending on skills and qualifications The Position Our client is currently seeking applications from RMOs interested in joining the team as an ED Registrar. ED Registrars are eligible to apply for rotations in other specialties, including Anaesthesia, Paediatrics, and General Medicine, following their time in ED. You'll be part of a close-knit team of seven FACEMs, seven Registrars, and House Officers managing approximately 38,000 patients annually, with a full case-mix including major trauma. The Location Located in a famously friendly city - with the community feeling of a smaller place and all the culture and entertainment opportunities of a larger city. A wonderful place for families with great education facilities (primary through tertiary) and many exciting activities for all ages on the doorstep! Some of New Zealand's most beautiful national parks and coastlines are... Read More
Emergency Medicine Senior House Officer Start Date: June 2019 Rates: Negotiable depending on experience and qualifications The Position An opportunity exists for an Emergency Medicine Senior House Officer to join a multi-disciplinary team for permanent role starting June 2019. The Location Located in the Lower North Island, the range of harbour, river, plains and mountain landscapes gives this location its unique appeal. This region caters to all lifestyles and is an excellent location for both families and single people. With a huge range of cultural and entertainment options, plus a fantastic outdoors and sporting lifestyle, this is a sought after location. Essential Criteria: The successful applicant must hold or be able to gain registration 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'll benefit from the personalis... Read More
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Permanent Emergency Medicine Specialist Start Date: May 2019 Rates: Negotiable depending on experience and qualifications The Position The Emergency Department is seeking Emergency Specialists to join our the team starting May 2019. These positions are 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 practice 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 hours 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 beach... Read More
Permanent Emergency Medicine Specialist Start Date: June 2019 Rate: Negotiable depending on skills and qualifications The Position Working in a high performing team of motivated professionals, you'll be keen to contribute and will have an innovative streak when it comes to spotting opportunities for service development. You'll be based in a teaching hospital, so you'll have plenty of scope to share your knowledge with younger staff, as well as develop your leadership skills. You'll work alongside a team of 6 other FACEM's building an environment of excellence.There is a quality focus and teaching is a high priority. There are two ED registrars, a full tier of junior RMOs and a core of highly experienced registered nurses. The Location Located in a beautiful region of the South Island, with a fantastic sunny climate and beautiful coastlines. Famed for its relaxed lifestyle, the region abounds in vineyards, stunning beaches and national parks - ... Read More
Permanent Senior Medical Officer Start Date: July 2019 Rates: Negotiable depending on experience and qualification The Position Our client is seeking applicants for a full time position in their rural emergency medicine department. They have a 15 bed emergency department seeing 18,000 patients per year, and 24/7 laboratory and radiology services, including CT. The inpatient unit has 40 beds split between general medicine, low acuity surgery and rehabilitation. The emergency department is staffed by an eclectic mix of doctors - rural specialists, emergency medical officers and emergency specialists. They assess all patients presenting acutely to the hospital and treat or admit as required. They also provide procedural sedation for both adults and children when necessary. The hospital has an on-site gym and they have fishing and tramping on their doorstep, and surf just over the hill. The town is equally spaced between Auckland, Hamilton and Tau... Read More
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Locum Emergency Medicine Consultant Start Date: May 2019 Rates: Negotiable depending on experience and qualifications The Position Seeking to appoint a Locum Emergency Medicine Consultant for full time role starting May 2019. You will be joining an open, energetic, and a friendly SMO team with a culture of collaboration, support and curiosity. The 2 modern Emergency Departments receive attendances of over 110,000 patients combined annually, and are each recognised by ACEM for advanced training. You will typically be on shift with one other specialist, and around 40% of your clinical work will include being in charge of resus. Our 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 ... Read More
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