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Specialist Consultant

Emergency medicine

Oamaru, South Island NZ

Job Description:

Our client is advertising an opportunity for a RHM doctor to permanently join their team at a public hospital in the South Island of New Zealand. 

Position Details:

  • The position would be suited to a vocationally-registered doctor with a Fellowship in Rural Hospital Medicine and experience in Emergency, and / or Internal Medicine, Rehabilitation, smaller / rural hospitals and/or General Practice (PGY3 and above).

Client Description:

This 44-bed hospital is located in the South Island of New Zealand, approximately 120 km North of Dunedin on the pacific coast. 

It is the only hospital providing secondary level healthcare services to the surrounding district, with a catchment area of approximately 22,000.

There are multiple services at the hospital including:

• Emergency
• Gastroenterology & Hepatology (Liver)
• Genetics
• Intensive Care
• Maternity
• Oncology
• Paediatrics

Location Information

The town is 80 km south of Timaru and 120 km North of Dunedin, on the Pacific coast.
With a population of 13,850 this town is the third largest in Otago behind Dunedin and Queenstown.

The district is known for its stunning natural beauty, with lush rolling farmland, ancient marine landscapes and grand Victorian Architecture. Recreational opportunities abound, the lifestyle is laid back, and the community is friendly.


  • Oamaru, South Island NZ
  • Permanent
  • $170,000 ~ $250,000
  • NOW ~ 07 Mar 2024

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Job reference: JN00234458