- Oamaru, South Island NZ
- $350 per hour
- NOW ~ 21 Jan 2024
Great service, fantastic communication, very personal, and dealt well with troubleshooting.
Locum Consultants can earn fantastic rates with flexible hours and locations across Australia and New Zealand. No matter your future financial goals - locuming is a great way to boost your earnings.
For most placements, your travel and accommodation costs are covered. Many of our Consultant locums even bring their family along for a working holiday.
We have Australasia's largest network of doctor jobs. This means more chance of finding the perfect role. Search yourself or take advantage of our free career support service and let our team find roles for you.
There is a demand for General Medicine doctors in Australia and New Zealand. This is significantly driven by an aging population, increased health awareness, and systemic healthcare expansions. Multiple aspects can determine a Physician's salary. The main one being Specialisation. Physicians can specialise in a myriad of fields like Cardiology, Endocrinology, or Gastroenterology. Specialties with higher demand or complexity often come with higher compensation.
On average, a Physician or General Medicine doctor in Australia earns between AUD$150,000 to AUD$500,000 annually, contingent upon the factors outlined above. However, there can be significant variance within this range. Locum Physicians are earning up to AUD$3,500 a day.
The average salary for General Medicine doctors in New Zealand typically ranges from NZD$70,000 to NZD$300,000 annually, varying based on factors such as experience, location, and public versus private sector roles.
I enjoy matching the job to suit the professional and personal goals of general physicians and seeing the benefits of a better work/life balance.
I am passionate about working alongside all sub-specialties in medicine. I love the challenge of finding new locations for my doctors to explore, searching for the right role to fit available dates, finding fun family-friendly working holidays, and helping our more remote locations find cover and assistance.
Every day is an opportunity to work with incredible physicians, a chance to influence cultures, and positively impact our doctors and hospitals. physicians are an integral part of our hospitals, and it is incredibly satisfying to be able to present them with opportunities to further advance their careers, and or support their work-life balance and financial goals
Life as a doctor demands you give everything. Dr Sam Hazledine learned this first as an intern. Years later Medrecruit was his response. Sam successfully lobbied the World Medical Association to amend the Declaration of Geneva (the modern-day Hippocratic Oath) to include:
I will attend to my own health, wellbeing, and abilities in order to provide care of the highest standard.
Medrecruit continue to advocate for, educate, and work towards better health and wellbeing for all doctors.
Your registration number, a current CV and three references are the essentials of any job application. Other paperwork that's commonly required is:
What you'll need can vary slightly between Australian states and in New Zealand. Some states/locations also ask you complete an online training course (eMedical Courses). We're here to help guide you through the requirements and we'll give you a checklist detailing everything you need.
Nope! Our service is free for doctors. We're paid by hospitals and clinics for our services and are preferred suppliers in several states and areas. Because we have a huge network of doctors, we save clinics and hospitals time (and money) by taking the stress out of the hiring and credentialing process.
This depends on where you work – the hospital or clinic chooses how a doctor is paid. This will work one of three ways:
Your recruitment specialist can let you know which method you’ll be paid by for each job you undertake.
We have General Physician jobs across a range of subspecialties including:
Our specialists General Medicine team can help you find your next role in these subspecialties
The average general practitioner salary in Australia is $199,833 per year or $102 per hour. The average Specialist General Physician's salary is $268,125, (or up to $500,000 in private practice) locum General Physicians are earning up to $3,500 a day with travel and accommodation covered.