Fellow - Adult Emergency Department

  • Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand
  • Auckland City Hospital Park Road, Grafton, Auckland, New Zealand
Full time Health Care

Job Description

  • Fellowship positions available at Te Toka Tumai’s Adult Emergency Department 
  • A generous CME allowance with 6 weeks annual leave 
  • Work alongside a highly skilled and dynamic team of professionals

Te whiwhinga mahi | The Opportunity

Auckland City Hospital, part of Te Whatu Ora, Health New Zealand, Te Toka Tumai is responsible for providing secondary and tertiary care to patients from around the country and our neighbouring Pacific Islands. Our Adult Emergency Department (AED) is one of two major trauma centres serving the Auckland region. The hospital serves a population of approximately 500,000 and also provides specialised treatment for patients from other centres in New Zealand and the Pacific region with approximately 80,000 patients a year coming through our doors, there is never a dull day with the high index of disease severity.

Our AED has an excellent faculty with expertise in resuscitation and trauma, disaster and pre-hospital medicine, the helicopter emergency medical services, research, and clinical toxicology. We are accredited by the Australasian College of Emergency Medicine for Emergency Medicine training and are affiliated with the Auckland University Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences. Our services are actively involved in undergraduate and postgraduate education incorporating both clinical and university-based teaching with a focus on a number of key national and international research projects. 

We are currently looking for Emergency Medicine Specialists to join our service, utilising your skills and experience in enhancing our diverse unit.

For further details, please refer to the position description here.

Ko wai mātou | Our Organisation

We are Te Whatu Ora Te Toka Tumai Auckland. We provide health and disability services to more than half a million people living in central Auckland, regional services for Northland and greater Auckland, and specialist national services for the whole of New Zealand. Our main sites are Auckland City Hospital, Greenlane Clinical Centre and Starship Children’s Hospital, located in central Auckland.

We are part of Te Whatu Ora – Health New Zealand, the overarching organisation for New Zealand’s national health service. Te Whatu Ora leads the day-to-day running of the health system, with functions delivered at local, district, regional and national levels.

We are committed to upholding Te Tiriti o Waitangi and providing culturally safe care. We value role modelling manaakitanga as demonstrated by Ngāti Whātua in the gifting of their whenua on which our hospitals stand. We aspire to having a workforce reflective of the communities we serve and achieving equitable outcomes for all.

Nga Pūkenga Motuhake | Important Skills

As an ideal candidate for this Fellow position, you will:

  • Have a minimum of 4 years’ experience in Emergency Medicine and you are looking to advance and acquire new skills
  • Be registered or are eligible for registration with the Medical Council of New Zealand

*Our Fellow positions are accredited by ACEM as Emergency Medicine Advanced training. *

*If you are international candidate who is eligible for registration with the Medical Council of New Zealand, we would highly recommend submitting your qualifications for primary source verification through EPIC. You can also find more information on applying here.*

For more information about this role please contact Mark Friedericksen, Service Clinical Director via [email protected] or Francisca Groenewald, Operations Manager via [email protected] .

He aha ngā painga o tēnei mahi mōu | Why you will enjoy working here

We recognise there is more to life than mahi | work, and we encourage and provide access to all our staff several services and benefits to support themselves whilst they are employed within Te Toka Tumai. Auckland offers it all – the great outdoors with beaches and mountains, shows and concerts, sports, shopping, wining and dining. It’s a great place to raise children and enjoy and relax when you’re an empty nester. It provides a perfect base for exploring New Zealand generally with excellent national and international flight networks. Here are a few websites to find out more about living in Auckland – schools, houses for sale or rent, and what you can do when you are not at work:






For more information on what we offer, please click here.

Me pēhea te tuku tono | How to apply

Please submit your application online, outlining your experience and motivation to apply to this role.

If you have any queries about accessibility, or technical issues with the online process, please contact Anesha Pillay, Recruitment Consultant via [email protected] or +64 21 390 875 to discuss how we can best support your application.

Click here to view details about our recruitment process

Immigration/Visa Support

Immigration/Visa Support

Immigration NZ has introduced a new Accredited Employer Work Visa system from 4 July 2022 that includes a simplified residency process for health workers on the new “Green List” of occupations – and this position is one of those designated critical positions! Of course, for successful candidates offered a position with us who require a Work Visa, we will provide support with their Visa application. Here are the links to two key pages of NZ Immigration's official site for more information: Immigration NZ Accredited Employer Work Visa and Immigration NZ Green List Occupations .

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