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Senior Medical Officers have a variety of great opportunities available to them across Australia and New Zealand. Find out what this next step if career and lifestyle could look like.
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Medrecruit is one of the leading international doctor recruitment agencies. We have a team dedicated to assisting International Medical Graduates (IMGs). In order to practice in either Australia or New Zealand, you must be registered with either AHPRA (Australia) or MCNZ (New Zealand). For doctors who graduated overseas, this is achievable via a number of pathways (or routes), your eligibility for which is determined by your clinical background.
Once we have helped you determine your eligibility for registration, we will help you with your job search and work to make your move Down Under easy with our vast employment networks and insider tips.
Absolutely. We offer a range of locum opportunities for general practitioners (GPs) across various general practice settings. Whether you're looking for fixed-term, full-time, or part-time positions, our medical recruitment agency can connect you with rewarding locum opportunities. From GP ED roles to traditional general practice settings, we have a diverse portfolio of placements to match your skills and preferences. Explore the flexibility and professional growth that locum work offers, by contacting us today.
Mental health professionals who can diagnose and treat various mental health conditions are highly sought after in both countries. Psychiatrists and psychologists specialising in primary care or specific medical specialties related to mental health are in high demand due to the increasing recognition of the importance of mental health in overall healthcare. These healthcare professionals play a crucial role in improving the well-being of individuals across diverse communities in Australia and New Zealand.
You can only start locum work or find permanent work through any medical recruitment agency when you’ve reached PGY2 (Post Graduate Year two) or above. Most opportunities are available for PGY3+, but medical students and PGY2 doctors can sign up with Medrecruit to get insider’s tips and begin researching their career options.
This depends on what kind of work you’d like to do and what your specialty and/or experience is. The more flexible you are on where, when and what kind of work you’d like to do, the quicker you can start. Once we have your credentialing sorted, you can (almost) start right away.
Alternatively, you can be really picky – it’s up to you! Tell your Solutions Specialist what your perfect role looks like and they’ll be able to advise you what’s possible and will contact you as soon the right one becomes available.
In Australia, neurosurgeons often rank as the highest earning medical speciality, closely followed by cardiac surgeons and plastic and reconstructive surgeons. However, earnings can vary based on location, experience, and individual practice choices with locum doctors possessing the ability to earn up to $3500 a day.
In Australia, general practitioners (GPs) are consistently in high demand, especially in rural regions. Among specialities, emergency medicine, psychiatry, and anaesthetics frequently experience shortages. Regional health needs can shift demand, so it's key to regularly consult the Australian Medical Association and health department data for the most current speciality demands. Alternatively, register for our free service for doctors to talk to one of our expert team who can inform you about current demand for your speciality.
In Australia, specialities such as general practice (GP), dermatology, and pathology are often cited as offering favourable work-life balance. However, the ideal speciality can vary by individual preference. Work hours, on-call duties, and practice settings play roles in determining balance. Researching specialities, consulting current practitioners, and evaluating personal priorities can guide the choice. Locum work is available to doctors in Australia from PGY+2 and all specialities, this allows doctors the ultimate in work life balance in the fact that they can choose when and where they work.
In New Zealand, GPs (General Practitioners), psychiatrists, anaesthetists, and surgeons are notably in demand. Rural areas particularly face doctor shortages. The demand can vary; register for our free service for doctors to talk to one of our expert team who can inform you about current demand for your speciality.
In New Zealand, specialist surgeons and anaesthetists are among the top earners in the medical field. However, specific earnings vary based on experience, location, and subspecialty. Locum consultants are earning up to $2,800 NZD a day.
In New Zealand, urban centres typically have more competition for GP roles. Specialities like cosmetic surgery or sports medicine may also have limited openings. However, job availability can fluctuate, register for our free service for doctors and talk with one of our expert team who can inform you about current demand for your speciality.