Specialist/Medical Officer

New Zealand (NZ)
08 Jun 2018
06 Jul 2018
Emergency medicine
Contract Type
Full Time

Rural Hospital Medical Specialist/Medical Officer
Bay of Islands Hospital (1.0 FTE), New Zealand

Bay of Islands, Mid North, New Zealand

We are looking for an enthusiastic Senior Medical Officer to join our vibrant and friendly team at the Bay of Islands Hospital. It is a perfect time to join our team with a redevelopment currently underway with a two-storey building being constructed that will include facilitites for an Accident & Medical Department, Radiology, After-Hours GP and Medical Ward. 

Bay of Islands Hospital is a busy 15 bed rural hospital that cares for medical, post-surgical and paediatric patients along with a fast paced Accident & Medical Department. The SMO is responsible for providing medical care to acutely ill patients in the Accident & Medical department as well as managing the inpatients in the General Ward.

The role of the Specialist/Medical Officer is to provide medical care to acutely ill patients as well as the management of inpatients on the General Ward. The cases managed at Bay of Islands Hospital are complex and interesting, with specialist support provided from Whangarei Hospital. This position would suit a Specialist / Medical Officer with Rural Health experience or GP All-Rounder with some Emergency Medicine experience.

Our team actively encourage a work-life balance with a new family friendly shift roster and the Bay of Islands is one of the premier places to live in New Zealand. It is ideally situated for those who like to work, rest and play – beautiful beaches and stunning scenery.

Specialist support is provided from Whangarei Hospital. A generous salary package includes substantial support for Continuing Medical Education. Applicants must hold or be eligible for vocational registration with the New Zealand Medical Council.

All applicants should be eligible or able to achieve eligibility for registration with the Medical Council of New Zealand. Please visit www.mcnz.org.nz to check your eligibility.

For further information, please contact: Dr Alan Murray, Clinical Director, Bay of Islands Hospital, +64 (0) 21 519 587 or Alan.Murray@northlanddhb.org.nz

Closing Date: Open

All applications should be directed to Tania Vaile, Recruitment Officer - Senior Medical Officers, Northland District Health Board, Private Bag 9742, Whangarei 0148, Northland, New Zealand. Phone: +64  9 430 4101 ext 60484, email: Tania.Vaile@northlanddhb.org.nz or visit our website: by clicking the apply button.