House Officers - Many Specialities available

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    New Zealand

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    almost 2 years ago

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House officer roles for PGY2 + physicians in several specialities, excellent training opportunities, fixed term contracts up to 12 months in New Zealand North Island. 

Main Facts:

  • Full time role in fixed term contract 12 months and renewable.
  • Public Sector
  • Secondary care hospital providing some tertiary services
  • University city in the north island of New Zealand
  • Excellent CME facilities
  • Full support from senior medical staff and registrars
  • Requirement for general registration with the Medical Council of New Zealand

The Positions

As a 2nd year House Officer/Senior House Officer you have the opportunity to rotate every three months through a variety of runs, building your skill and expertise as a clinician. Senior House Officers may choose to rotate, or the opportunity exists for a longer placement in an area of interest  to consolidate skills prior to applying for registrar training programmes.  

Positions are available in the specialities below:

  • Internal Medicine – including Cardiology, Endocrinology, Gastroenterology, Infectious Diseases, Neurology. Renal, Rheumatology, Respiratory
  • Elder Health
  • Rehabilitation Medicine 
  • Haematology
  • Medical Oncology
  • General Surgery
  • Urology
  • Orthopaedics
  • ENT
  • Obstetrics & Gynaecology
  • Mental Health
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Paediatrics
  • ICU
  • Ophthalmology
  • Radiation Oncology
  • Radiology
  • Anaesthetics

The Hospital

This position is based at a 350 bed hospital in the Lower North Island of New Zealand. It is a secondary hospital and offers most medical and surgical specialities with the exception of Cardiothoracic, Plastic and Neurosurgery. It provides some tertiary care services. The hospital serves a local population of 170,000 but is the base for a regional head and neck oncology service which has responsibility for a population of 550,000 and draws patients from Whanganui, Taranaki, and Hawkes' Bay.
The collegial relationships between departments are strong and consultation with other specialists is easy, either formally with multidisciplinary meetings or informally as required. There is an active postgraduate medical society and there are excellent clinical library facilities.

The Location

Situated in the lower half of the North Island of New Zealand, the region offers visitors and residents a unique mix of lifestyle by combining rural charm with the convenience of sophisticated living with all modern services and luxuries expected of vibrant cities, including a shopping plaza, a Globe theatrical centre, the Regent and Centre Point theatres, and dozens of hotels/motels. There are excellent primary, intermediate and secondary schooling, both public and private, mixed and single sex. Cost of living is reasonable, housing very affordable, and rural living with stunning views only minutes from town is very achievable.


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