House Officers PGY2 Start Jan / July 2022 North Island

Role Details

With dates starting January and July 2022, this is a rare chance to secure a house officer post in one of New Zealand’s most beautiful areas. These roles are full time, rolling contract and offer a great introduction to New Zealand’s excellent public healthcare system.

The jobs are based in 125 general hospital with acute services including general medicine and medical sub-specialities, cardiology, intensive care, paediatrics, O&G, mental health, orthopaedics, general and vascular surgery, urology, ENT and ophthalmology. Waikato Hospital is the adult tertiary referral service, Starship for the paediatric tertiary services.

Role Duties

  • working under the supervision of consultants and registrars, you will be responsible for the management of in patients, the arrangement of investigations, prescribing of drugs, maintenance of concise and up to date patient records and assessment and diagnosis of new admissions
  • on call duties covering evenings, nights and weekends

Skills and Qualifications

  • Applicants must hold or be eligible for general registration with the New Zealand Medical Council and this can be obtained by physicians working in one of the countries with comparable healthcare systems including UK, Ireland, Canada, USA, Australia, Spain, France, Germany, Netherlands, Greece Czech Republic, Italy, Switzerland, Austria, Israel, Belgium
  • You must have completed internship or Foundation Year 1 (UK Graduates)


Employee Benefits

  • The employer is passionate about medical education and offers protected teaching for four hours a week, including an active simulation programme.
  • There is a clinical governance framework in place and research opportunities will be available for interested and enthusiastic trainees.
  • Salaries are paid monthly in accordance with the national framework for Resident Medical Officers



All applications should include:  

  • Up-to-date CV
  • 3 x referee details (one of whom must be your most recent supervisor).