Medical Officer - Emergency Department

  • Nelson Marlborough Health
  • Nelson, New Zealand
Contractor Health Care

Job Description

  • Fixed-term, 14 month part-time position (0.5 FTE) in Nelson, New Zealand
  • Be a part of a dynamic clinical community
  • Joining a high performing team

About the role

This is a fixed-term position for 14 months, working 40 hours per fortnight. This will include working one weekend in every three.

You'll be keen to contribute in the ever changing world of Emergency Medicine, working in a high performing team of motivated professionals. This position is based in a teaching hospital you'll have plenty of scope to work alongside both senior and junior staff, developing and sharing your knowledge, as we have a real quality focus with teaching a high priority. Our Emergency Department has 28,000 patient encounters per annum. The Emergency team comprising of Doctors, Nurses, Allied Health Staff, and Administration staff, to create an environment of excellence.

Our admission rate is around 24%.

About you

You'll bring the following qualifications and experience:

  • General registration in New Zealand
  • Current Annual Practising Certificate
  • Considerable Emergency Department experience gained preferably in a provincial hospital

About us

Nelson Marlborough Health (NMH) is the main health service provider for New Zealand's Nelson, Tasman and Marlborough regions, serving nearly 145,000 people across two main hospitals, public health and a range of community services.

We invite you to view our short video clip about Careers at Nelson Marlborough Health - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VXWFyqsK-1M

Nelson city is the geographical centre of New Zealand. It has three national parks within a 90 minute drive and is surrounded by beaches, mountains, hidden valleys, raging rivers and golden sand beaches. It is known as having a spectacular natural environment and has one of the highest number of sunshine hours in New Zealand.

For more information on the Nelson/Tasman region visit http://www.nelsonnz.com/

What we offer

We offer a great place to work with job security and workplace wellness programmes. You will also be entitled to six weeks annual leave, paid indemnity insurance and a relocation package. We offer ten days leave and $16,000 NZD towards your continued medical education - CME (pro-rata).

Base salary for this position will be from $121,243 - $186,261 NZD pro-rata (as per the current medical and dental officer collective agreement) dependent on skills, experience and having full vocational registration in NZ. Penal rates apply to out of hours activity.

How to apply

For role specific information please contact Andrew Munro, HoD Emergency Department, [email protected] or Rosey Wilson, Service Manager - Medicine, on [email protected] or 03 546 1309.

For general enquiries please contact our recruitment team on [email protected] or 03 546 1274.

Keen to apply now, it's easy. Please click 'apply now' and complete our online application form.



Applications close: Sunday, 9 June 2019.

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