New Zealand EM Opportunities


There are a number of jobs available in New Zealand at the moment for Emergency Physicians, especially in the beautiful Lakes DHB region. Registration and Visa processes for New Zealand are very straight forward and, once required documentation has been obtained, can be completed within 20 working days.

Taupo Hospital is looking for Emergency/Rural Specialists to assist on a fixed term or permanent basis over the coming months.

The Details

· $152,000 – $216,500 NZD per annum

· Relocation package offered

· The hospital will consider any period of 6 months+

· We will assist with obtaining MCNZ registration, insurance, and a work visa

· Registration with MCNZ can take as little as 20 working days

Taupo Hospital

Taupo hospital is a level 2 hospital providing medical and rehabilitation services with ambulatory clinics and day stay surgery. It has a 24/7 Emergency department, 11 bed Inpatient Unit, Day Unit and Theatre, outpatient clinics by medical consultants and visiting specialists. There is also a Maternity Unit, Pharmacy, Radiology, District Nursing and clinical nurse specialists supported by an administration team. You will be the solo ED doctor on site and may be required to stabilise road trauma patients before they can be taken to Rotorua Hospital.

Taupo region

The lakeside town of Taupo provides a base for visitors who love to fish for trout, ski Mount Ruapehu and explore the local geothermal phenomena. Popular Taupo experiences include the Huka Falls, geothermal walks, lake cruises, New Zealand’s first public cable Wakeboarding Park and guided kayak expeditions to see the rock carvings at Mine Bay.

Taupo is a fantastic region for year-round mountain biking, with the recent completion of the Great Lake Trail. Along with cycling, there’s excellent hiking and golf opportunities.

Contact: Mollie Rofe
+64 (0) 9 281 2454
+64 (0) 9 353 1892
22-28 Customs St East, Auckland Central, 1010


definitely more rural than advertised!


Requirements? Are foreign nationals eligible?