Rural Hospital Medical Specialists/Medical Officers

Northland, Wellington (NZ)
19 Aug 2019
16 Sep 2019
Career Level
Medical Officer

Rural Hospital Medical Specialists/Medical Officers - Bay of Islands Hospital (2.0 FTE), Northland, New Zealand

We are looking for enthusiastic Rural Hospital Medical Specialists/Medical Officers to join our vibrant and friendly team at the Bay of Islands Hospital. It is a perfect time to join our team with a newly developed Accident & Medical Department, Medical ward, Radiology and After-Hours GP with further redevelopment currently underway that will incorporate a primary care clinic and outpatient facilities.

Bay of Islands Hospital is a busy 20 bed rural hospital caring for medical, post-surgical and paediatric patients along with an Accident & Medical Department. The SMO is responsible for providing medical care to acutely ill patients in the Accident & Medical department as well as managing the inpatients in the General Ward. The cases managed at Bay of Islands Hospital are complex and interesting, with specialist support provided from Whangarei Hospital. This position would suit a Specialist/ Medical Officer with Rural Health experience or GP All-Rounder with some Emergency Medicine experience.

The Bay of Islands is one of the premier places to live in New Zealand and is ideally situated for those who like to work, rest and play – beautiful beaches and stunning scenery with great communities.

A generous salary package will be offered that includes substantial support for Continuing Medical Education. Applicants must hold or be eligible for vocational registration with the New Zealand Medical Council. Please visit to check your eligibility.

We would welcome an opportunity to discuss this exciting opportunity with you. For further information, please contact: Dr Thomas Becker, Clinical Director, Bay of Islands Hospital, +64 (0)21 527 294 or

All applications should be directed to: Tania Vaile, Recruitment Officer - Senior Medical Officers, Northland District Health Board, Private Bag 9742, Whangarei 0148, Northland, New Zealand. Phone: +64 9 430 4101 ext 60484, email: or visit our website:

Closing Date: Open