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Specialist Anaesthetist – Northland, New Zealand

  • Specialist Anaesthetist – Kaitaia, New Zealand

We have an opportunity for an experienced Anaesthetist to join the small team at Kaitaia. This is a permanent, full-time vacancy based in the country’s northernmost hospital in the Far North region of New Zealand.

The Hospital is a general regional hospital serving a widely scattered population of approximately 24,000. The 28 bed hospital has a general; paediatric and maternity ward with all the supporting services, and is supported by Whangarei in providing secondary care services.

Northland is committed to a system that is Tiriti (Treaty) based and one that actively and purposefully invests in equitable outcomes for its Māori population.

Northland recognises Māori as tāngata whenua (first peoples) of New Zealand and have prioritised Māori health. We understand our Te Tiriti o Waitangi obligations in relation to:

  • Stewardship
  • Iwi/Māori health development 
  • Equity 
  • Mātauranga Māori (Māori knowledge and expertise)

The beautiful Northland covers an area of 12,600 square kilometres with a population of approximately 160,000. Boasting some of the most scenic and exciting coastal areas of New Zealand, here is your opportunity to prioritise your work-life balance whilst joining a brilliant working environment and collaborative team.

As the successful candidate, you will provide effective and high quality anaesthetic services to the Kaitaia and wider community. You will participate in teaching and training resident medical staff and students as well as occasional on-call services where the surgical cases require.

To be considered, you must have or be eligible for specialist registration with the Medical Council of New Zealand in an Anaesthetist vocational scope of practice. 

We offer a competitive relocation package to support you and your family to make the move to Kaitaia. Northland is also an Approved Accredited Employer by the New Zealand Immigration Service and can assist you to obtain an appropriate work visa.

If you are interested in this position, please apply online and attach an up to date copy of your CV for consideration. 

For a discussion about this role or
other opportunities contact Alasdair today.

alasdairl@headmedical.com / 0131 357 1848

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