Consultants and Registrars – Intensive Care New Zealand

Consultants and Registrars – Intensive Care New Zealand

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There are exciting opportunities for Consultants and Registrars to join Health New Zealand. Our Intensive Care Units offer supportive working conditions and are committed to excellent teaching.

For Doctors (SMOs, RMOs), we invite you to join us for an evening event on Wednesday 8 May at 6pm, to be held at Rydges Camperdown, Sydney. As you enjoy some canapés you’ll hear from our team about the impressive opportunities on offer with a move to New Zealand. We’re also very excited to have a special guest speaker – world champion athlete and Doctor, Dr Jana Pittman.

From Olympian to medical doctor: How Dr Jana Pittman made the ultimate career transition

About you

We welcome enthusiastic and committed Registrars and Consultants from varied backgrounds typically - Intensive Care, Emergency Medicine, Medicine, Surgery and Anaesthesia. Other trainees such as Palliative Care and Rural Medicine have also been accommodated in the past.

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • Ideally some ICU experience or critical care exposure
  • You will have eligibility for general or provisional general registration with the Medical Council of New Zealand. Information on the process of application for this can be found on their website at
  • You will need to be a NZ or Australian citizen or resident, or have an appropriate visa to be eligible to live and work in NZ. The Immigration NZ website can be found at

About us

New Zealand has a highly skilled, dedicated and professional health workforce delivering exceptional care. However, there are opportunities to make improvements. We need to build a future health system that will perform better for all of us. A system underpinned by partnership, equity, sustainability, whānau-centred care (family centred), and excellence.

Firmly grounded in Te Tiriti o Waitangi principles, Te Whatu Ora serves all New Zealanders.

We’re shaping a future health system that will be simpler and more coordinated, allowing for better and more consistent care, and that will support all New Zealanders to live longer and have the best possible quality of life.

About the role

Our Intensive Care Units serves both Intensive Care and High Dependency patients. We have a large multidisciplinary team of nurses, doctors and allied health professionals that form part of the Intensive Care whanau.

There is a range of critical care opportunities across the region we have a range of exposure. Working in our region offers an excellent opportunity for both fixed and rotary wing transfers, in addition to road transfers.

We provide supportive working conditions, at all hours, with a team committed to learning and professional development. Teaching is across a wide variety of domains in a multidisciplinary learning model. We are moving towards also incorporating simulation training in a more prominent role within our framework.

We have supported CICM candidates through Part 1 and Part 2 examinations as well as examinations in other disciplines. A number of trainees have completed their CICM research project requirement during their time with us In addition, non-training registrars have competed research projects that have been published in peer reviewed journals. All registrars have the opportunity to participate in quality and research activities within the department.

How to apply

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Click the apply now button to send your application directly to us. For further information on this role please email or call our dedicated Recruitment Advisor on +64274073847

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Location: Wellington Hospital, Auckland, Canterbury, Christchurch, Hawkes Bay, Hutt Valley, Kapiti Coast, Manawatu, Otago, Tairawhiti, Waikato, Wairarapa, Wanganui

Closing Date: Wednesday, 1 May 2024