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Emergency Medicine Specialist or Medical Officer Spectacular South Island

Posted on Thu Jun 05, 2014 by Plexus Medical Recruitment

Location: Southland, New Zealand

Profession: Physician/Doctor

Specialty: Emergency Medicine

Job Type:   Full Time

Practice Type: Hospital

Start Date: Mon Sep 01, 2014

Job Description:

Southland Hospital has 181 beds and is the regional referral teaching and trauma centre for a population of 105,000 and a rural catchment area that stretches from Stewart Island to Te Anau and Queenstown.  The Emergency Department has approximately 36,000 presentations per annum, with a modern open plan design that supports 21 beds.


We are currently looking for a Senior Specialist or Medical Officers to join the team 12 month or permanent position from September 2014.  You will be expected to work a 24 hour shift pattern of 10 hour shifts, with overlapping physicians.  The rostered shift pattern and flexible scheduling allows plenty of time for days off together to allow you to travel and explore the surrounding area. The department is accredited for Registrar training with Australian College of Emergency Medicine and part of this role will include supporting training for Registrars in that programme.


Located on the coast of southern tip of the South Island of New Zealand, Southland is home to two of New Zealand's National Parks and within close proximity of four ski fields, three major rivers, Stewart Island, the Catlins coastline, Queenstown and Fiordland. You can enjoy a diverse range of leisure activities from skiing in winter to trout fishing, surfing and hiking in summer. Invercargill itself is a family friendly city with excellent educational and sporting facilities and offers a low cost lifestyle.


Assistance with airfares, car, accommodation, medical licensing and immigration is available.  Long term positions offer household relocation assistance and CME allowances. Overseas applicants are invited and must be eligible for registration with Medical Council New Zealand.


Contact Information

Contact Name: Ms. Trish Hay

Contact Email:

Phone: 03 9836 0655

Fax: 03 9011 9717

Company Website:

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