Intensive Care Specialist - Fixed term 1 year

Intensive Care Specialist – Fixed Term 1 year


Capital and Coast DHB (CCDHB) is located centrally in Wellington and has the equivalent of around 4,300 full time staff, making us a major employer in the Wellington region. We are also the leading provider of a number of specialist services, including neurosurgery, oncology, neonatal intensive care, and specialised mental health services, for the upper South and lower North Islands, a population of about 900,000 people. Our DHB has an annual budget of more than $1 billion, which we use to deliver health services directly and contract external providers to provide care, such as general practices, rest homes and pharmacists. 


Wellington Regional Hospital Intensive Care Unit is seeking an Intensive Care Specialist to provide cover for one years leave for one of the specialists.

The position is funded for 4 days a week (36 hours) plus on call work (9 hours) with a total job size of 45 hours.

The position is for a fixed term commencing on 1st May 2018 and will finish 1st May 2019.


  • Provide adult and paediatric intensive care
  • Supervise the interhospital air ambulance service when on duty.
  • Teach registrars and other health professionals


Applicants must have: 

  • An intensive care qualification with the College of Intensive Care Medicine
  • Vocational registration in intensive care with the New Zealand Medical Council.


Wellington Regional Hospital has an 18 bed tertiary ICU that is expanding to 24 beds later in 2018.  The ICU provides adult and paediatric care for over 1700 patients per year covering a very wide range of medical and surgical specialties.

We offer very good clinical experience, working with a cohesive team to provide high quality care.


Applications will not be accepted via email. All candidates applying for any of our current vacancies must complete an online CCDHB application form by clicking the 'Apply Now' button. 

Applications close on 4 March 2018. Please ensure your uploaded CV and cover letter is in either Word or PDF format. For further information on this role, please email and please indicate the vacancy number (SMO09-18) and job title in the subject line.

Fixed Term/Part Time

Job no: SMO09-18

Location: Wellington Hospital

Closing Date: 4 March 2018