2022 | Registrar in General Medicine New Plymouth

  • Location

    Palmerston North

  • Sector:

    Physician, Internist

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    National Pay Scale for RMOs

  • Job ref:


  • Published:

    11 days ago

  • Duration:

    12 months

  • Expiry date:


  • Startdate:

    August 2022

2022 Training Year – August 22 Start, 12 months contract
60 - 64.9 hours per week
FRACP Accredited for 24 months training

Registrar posts are available in the General Medicine department of a regional general hospital which provides a wide range of subspecialty interests including Cardiology, Endocrinology, Gastroenterology, Renal, Respiratory and Rheumatology. 

General Medicine is made up of 6 Consultant teams, 12 Registrars and 10 House Officers.

The run is accredited as a training position for specialist qualification for the FRACP for a maximum of two years.

Clinical responsibilities include:
  • Providing services principally to the medical wards 2a, 4a and b, ICU, A&E and Outpatients Department under the supervision of the consultant to whom they are attached. 
  • Under the supervision of their consultant provide consultation on medical care in other services 
  • day to day clinical management of the team's patients including the admission and clerking of acute admissions, attendance at the consultant ward rounds and routine ward work in conjunction with the house surgeon.
  • Responsible to the on-call consultant after hours for all the patients in the Medical Service.
  • Conduct outpatient Clinics as required by the consultants and attendance will be required at Outpatient follow-up clinics once or twice a week.
  • Supervision of stress ECG testing.

New Plymouth was named the most liveable city, for a population between 75,000-150,000, by the International Awards for Liveable Communities and the region of Taranaki boasts some of New Zealand’s most iconic natural landscapes like Mt Taranaki and many adventure activities. The rugged and wild coastline is home to more than 12 world-class surf breaks.

Taranaki is a place where you can ski and surf in the same day.  For a more relaxing experience, there are many walks (bush, coastal or mountain) as well as   art trails, festivals and award-winning museums and galleries and a thriving café culture.  

Essential Requirements:
  • General registration with the Medical Council of New Zealand or eligibility for this
  • Previous experience of at least 12 months in general medicine essential
Employee Benefits
  • salary paid in accordance with national pay scales for Resident medical officers
  • pension benefits 
  • no National Insurance 
  • reimbursement of costs of obtaining medical licence
  • free use of hospital gym

If you are interested in this role, please submit your CV for immediate consideration. Three professional referees are required,  one of whom must be your current supervisor.