Anaesthetist - Fixed Term Contract - New Zealand

  • Location

    Palmerston North

  • Sector:

    Medicine

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    NZ$ 200-300 K pa + benefits

  • Contact email:

    info@odysseyrecruitment.com

  • Job ref:

    J260

  • Published:

    5 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2018-11-09

A Specialist Anaesthetist for a 12 month fixed term position is sought for our client in the North Island of New Zealand. The hospital is a busy secondary care hospital with 360 beds in an university city just 2 hours' drive from Wellington, the capital. 

If successful you would participate in the full spectrum of anaesthesia services provided by this Department. The Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care provides a wide range of anaesthetic and intensive care services. The theatre complex consists of seven operating theatres. The department is staffed by 20 specialist anaesthetists, eight registrars in training posts and six senior house officers.


Anaesthesia Service:
Almost all sub-specialties (except neurosurgery and cardiac surgery)
Specialist medical staff with registrar and house officer support
Active Postgraduate Medical Society
Well-subscribed medical library with Medline computer facilities
Committed multi-disciplinary teams for our services, including quality nursing and paramedical staff.


There is a healthy private practice of anaesthesia in Palmerston North, and a half day off per week would be available for the appointees to the above position to pursue opportunities in this area.

Applicants must be eligible for vocational registration with the Medical Council of New Zealand.