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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Emergency Medicine Consultant Start Date: 03 September 2018 to 04 June 2019 Rates: Negotiable depending on experience and qualifications The Position Seeking applications from a suitably qualified, competent and experienced consultant to join a fun, dynamic and progressive team of professionals working in a Hospital's Emergency Department, located on the west coast of New Zealand's North Island. The Location It's easy getting to the mountain to ski or tramp, to the lake or sea to fish or boat, or getting to the beach for a surf or quiet walk. It boasts an exciting arts community and facilities, a mix of local and travelling music talent, educational and sporting facilities for all ages, historical buildings and culture and all only a two-and-half hour drive (45 minute scenic flight) to the capital city, Wellington. Essential Criteria: The doctor must locum tenens registration or vocational scope of practice in Emergency Medicine with the MCNZ.... Read More
Emergency Medicine Consultant Permanent Start Date: 03 September 2018 ongoing Rates: Negotiable depending on experience and qualifications The Position Seeking a Permanent Emergency Medicine Consultant to provide coverage starting 03 September 2018 onwards. You will work alongside a team of 5 SMO's and 3 FACEM's building an environment of excellence. The Location Situated at the top of the South Island, it is well known for its temperate climate, award winning wineries, stunning scenery and outdoor pursuits - all available within minutes of the town centre. The Marlborough region offers exceptional lifestyle opportunities which support work/life balance. It is a family friendly city with nationally recognised schools and plenty of sporting opportunities for the kids. Essential Criteria: The doctor must locum tenens registration or vocational scope of practice in Emergency Medicine with the MCNZ. Take your medical career to the next level with ... Read More
Perm Emergency Medicine Consultant or Medical Officer Dates: 03 September 2018 onwards Rates: Negotiable depending on experience and qualifications The Position Our client is seeking a Permanent Emergency Medicine Consultant or Medical Officer who is committed to providing a high standard of care and clinical leadership, has a strong consumer focus who enjoys the challenge of providing services to a diverse community. The applicant must be a team player with good communication skills and enjoy working in a cooperative environment with fellow clinicians. 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: It is preferable if the doctor can acquire locum tenens registration or vocational scope of practice in Emergency Medicine with the MCNZ. The client will cons... Read More
Permanent Emergency Medicine Consultant Summary: * (0.7 FTE), starting 1 October 2018 onwards * Stunning location in the upper South Island * Well supported regional hospital and a high quality work environment Rates: Negotiable depending on experience and qualifications The Position An opportunity exists for Permanent Emergency Medicine Consultant to join a busy team in a fantastic South Island starting 1 October 2018 onwards. Working in a high performing team of motivated professionals, you'll be keen to contribute and 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. The Location Situated near the top of the South Island, Nelson city is the geographical centre of New Zealand. It has three national parks within a 90 minute drive and is surrounded... Read More