Intensive Care Registrar

Northland (NZ)
29 Sep 2017
15 Oct 2017
Career Level
Trust / Career grade
Contract Type
Full Time

Whangarei Hospital, Northland, New Zealand 

This post is accredited for Foundation Training in ICU, 12 months of FACEM and Rural Training. 

Are you looking for an opportunity to explore your career in Intensive Care? Take control of your career, step up to the top of NZ and include Whangarei in your career plan. 

Whangarei is the largest hospital in Northland, providing secondary care services for the region, supported by three regional hospitals. Northland covers an area of 12,600 square kilometres and has a population of approximately 160,000. As a region Northland is renowned for its beautiful beaches and relaxed lifestyle.

Northland District Health Board is committed to delivering care in a way that meets the needs of patients and their families. This is done in an environment which supports staff, both in the delivery of their work and in their personal development based on our organisational Values: 

  • People First – People are central to all that we do 
  • Respect – We treat others as we would like to be treated 
  • Caring – We nurture those around us and treat all with dignity and compassion 
  • Communication – We communicate safely, openly and with respect to promote clear understanding 
  • Excellence – Our attitude of excellence inspires success, competence, confidence and innovation 

We are seeking keen ICU Registrars for 6 to 12 month positions from December 2017. It is expected that the successful candidate will have at least 6 months experience in each of the emergency department and paediatrics. Prior Intensive Care or Anaesthetic registrar time would be desirable. Those candidates that accept a year position will be offered three months in Anaesthesia during their appointment. 

Northland is a popular place to work. Our range of patient conditions is some of the more challenging in New Zealand. As well as this you will be staffing the helicopter retrieval and transfer service. There is an active clinical training programme with didactic sessions as well as quality assurance meetings. 

If you want to grow as a clinician, reinforce skills, or broaden your experience you need to speak with us. 

Before applying you must have either general registration or be eligible for registration with the New Zealand Medical Council ( Check if you’re eligible here: 

For more information about Northland hospitals or a job description and application form, please visit the Northland District Health Board website and to see what the Northland region has to offer visit the Northland official tourism website 

For further information, please contact: Koea Kaka, Recruitment Officer-RMOs Northland District Health Board, Whangarei, New Zealand. Phone: +64 9 430 4101 Ext: 3338. 
Email: or visit our website at 
Vacancy No: ICR18-001 

Job Description and Official Application Form are available from our website: or by contacting Recruitment Officer, Tel: +64 9 430 4101 ext 60689, Email:; Postal: c/o Northland District Health Board, Private Bag 9742, Whangarei 0148, New Zealand.