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 Consultant Emergency Medicine Date: May 2019 Rates: Negotiable on qualifications and experience The Position Our client is actively recruiting Emergency Medicine Specialists to join their team. They have 8 FACEMS with fellowship pending for several others, and more than 20 emergency medicine trained specialists working on the site. Their roster involves approximately 18 to 20 shifts over a six week period. There is provision for ample paid CME and vacation leave to take when you want to take time for fun or learning. The Location Located in the North Island, this sought after region combines the best of coastal lifestyle with mighty ski mountains nearby - meaning you have the very best of what New Zealand has to offer. Ideal for outdoor enthusiasts, there is many parks, gardens and national parks to walk, bike and discover. A hip city - with a blossoming arts and cultural scene, and a diverse mix of world class restaurants. Essential... Read More
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
Emergency Medicine Consultant Start Date: April 2019 Rates: Negotiable depending on experience and qualifications The Position Our client is looking for NZ Registered/Registerable doctors with either emergency and/or rural hospital training experience to join their permanent staff. They are a 10 bed department, covering a wide range of emergency presentations, including trauma, with backup from inpatient teams including anaesthesia, paediatrics, mental health, surgical and internal medicine specialists. The ED team is a tight-knit group, consisting of 7.61 FTE SMO's and a core of experienced and multi-skilled ED nurses. Currently the roster has no night shift or 'on call' requirements and operates on a 6 week cycle, allowing some predictability for personal planning. 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 Zeala... Read More
Permanent Emergency Medicine Consultant Date: April 2019 Rates: Negotiable depending on experience and qualifications The Position Our client's ED is the major regional referral and trauma centre with a catchment population of over 800,000 people. They see approximately 84,000 patients per year with a broad case-mix of presentations from paediatrics to geriatrics, medicine to trauma - there is no aspect of emergency medical care they do not provide. Acuity is high with a 36% admission rate. They would love to hear from candidates with experience in a variety of emergency medicine settings (including major EDs), who are interested in being involved in emergency medicine care, education and research, and keen to face the daily clinical challenges that come from working in our vibrant and busy ED. The Location Located in New Zealand's largest inland city with a smart, innovative and welcoming community. This region has a rich history and excellen... Read More
Emergency Medicine Medical Officer Start Date: 01 May 2019 to 31 October 2019 Rates: Negotiable depending on experience and qualifications The Position Applications are invited for a Medical Officer to join the Emergency Department in a hospital in North Island. Over 140 consultants provide support in a wide range of specialties. The Department of Emergency Medicine has 40,000 attendances per year of which 25% are paediatric. The department is currently led by 11 SMOs and is accredited with ACEM for 12 months Advanced Training and Paediatric Log Book Training and has a successful training program for both Part 1 and Part 2 trainees. The Location Located in the North Island this is a fantastic region to explore if you're into nature walks, cultural exploration, fantastic food and drink and an exciting arts scene. There is a full calendar of events for you to enjoy and a lovely warm climate. It offers an exciting lifestyle for even the seasoned ... Read More
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