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Rural Hospital Medical Specialist / Officer

New Zealand, NZ

Locum/Temp/Casual, Permanent
24/10/2023 - 08/12/2023


Senior Doctor/SMO - Non Specialist

  • Bay of Islands Hospital – Northland, New Zealand
  • Rural Hospital Medicine
  • Te Whatu Ora – Health New Zealand, Te Tai Tokerau

We are seeking a Rural Health Medical Specialist or Medical Officer to join the team at Bay of Islands Hospital. This is a permanent role based in the Mid-North region of Northland – New Zealand.
Te Whatu Ora Te Tai Tokerau is committed to Te Tiriti o Waitangi and holds stewardship for equitable health outcomes for Māori as Tāngata Whenua as the highest priority.  Our hospital serves a high Māori, high needs population and we are committed to considering the principles of Te Tiriti in all the work that we do.
We are looking for a dynamic team player to provide medical care to acutely ill patients in the A&M department as well as the General Ward. Our team is close-knit and our rural specialists are role models and mentors; everyone becomes mates very quickly to work as one. Our ethos is that no matter your role, you are a valuable contributor to improving the health outcomes of the mid-north population.
The Bay of Islands is one of the premier places to live in New Zealand and is ideally situated for those who like to work, rest and play – beautiful beaches and stunning scenery with great communities based in the Mid North area of Northland.
To be considered you must have or be eligible for specialist (or locum tenens) registration with the Medical Council of New Zealand in a Rural Hospital Medicine scope of practice. For overseas candidates a hospital-based generalist scope of practice may be considered, subject to experience and Medical Council requirements. If you are a Medical Officer with a clear path towards vocational registration in rural hospital medicine, we would love to hear from you. For more information about the MCNZ registration process, please visit
We offer a competitive relocation package to support you and your family to make the move to the Far North. If you are currently overseas/ not yet registered, we can assist you with the application process to obtain MCNZ registration. Te Whatu Ora is also an Approved Accredited Employer by New Zealand Immigration.
To apply, please submit your application via the online application portal below ensuring to submit an up-to-date CV and cover letter. If you need any assistance with the application process, please email [email protected] referencing vacancy MD22-021

The advertiser will accept agency submissions and consider applications from suitably qualified international candidates for this role.
Job Ad Reference 262593
Date Listed 24 October 2023