Specialist Consultant

General medicine/physician

NZ North Island NZ


Job Description:

Our client is advertising an opportunity for a Medical Specialist to permanently join their team at a public hospital in the North Island of New Zealand. 

The ideal start date for this position is 1 February 2022 - 1 February 2023.

A large secondary hospital in the Bay of Plenty region are recruiting to build on their existing team of specialist medical and nursing staff working across both community and secondary care services. Opportunities within the service include the ability to develop your specialist interest in areas such as Emergency/Acute care of older people, Parkinsons Disease or to work alongside other specialist teams such as cardiology and general surgical services to ensure that the needs of older people are identified and planned for in care delivery decisions. They would also consider applications from a clinician with a strong background in rehabilitation medicine.

The ideal candidate will have excellent communication and education skills with respect to patients, whānau (family) and the community, is keen to strengthen and empower primary and secondary multi-disciplinary services and be enthusiastic around the opportunity to contribute to improving older persons health outcomes. This role will work across both hospital sites and participate in delivery of both planned (elective) and unplanned (acute) care in both older persons health and as part of the general medical service.  

The Bay of Plenty is renowned for its beautiful beaches, surfing, kayaking, boating, fishing, tramping and native bush reserves. Sitting on the north shore of the North Island, Tauranga is the main city of the Bay of Plenty region (and 5th largest in the country) attracting professionals from all over the world who are attracted to its stunning coastline and cosmopolitan feel. Sandy beaches, year round watersports, hot pools, beautiful walking paths and a bustling Café and restaurant scene make it a hit with everyone. https://www.bayofplentynz.com/places/tauranga.


Client Description:

This Hospital, located in Hamilton, is the major tertiary referral hospital for the region providing specialised and emergency medicine with the capacity for 700+ inpatients as well as outpatients.

The location

Situated in the heart of the North Island this diverse region encompasses New Zealand's fourth largest city, the country's longest river, and world-famous caves with glow worms and adventure tourism activities. Well-known for its nature-based tourism, underground adventure and off-the-beaten-track experiences, the region offers something for everyone, from the stunning black sand surf beaches to a vibrant café scene and the rolling hills and majestic forests that shape the landscape.

Activities and features:

• Walking, biking trails and hikes
• Local surf beaches
• Hot Pools
• Waterfalls
• Fishing, hunting, water sports
• Visit the glow worm caves
• Visit Hobbiton movie set

  • NZ North Island
  • Permanent
  • $160,000 ~ $240,000
  • NOW ~ 01 Feb 2023

Job reference: JN00195805