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Consultant in Emergency Medicine, Invercargill - New Zealand

Consultant - Emergency Medicine
Ref: 3330 Date Posted: Wednesday 07 Dec 2016

New Year. New Job. New Lifestyle.

We are seeking an Emergency Medicine Consultant for a well-respected regional Teaching Hospital in Invercargill, in the Southland region where you will find two of New Zealand’s most stunning National Parks.

Southland Hospital, rebuilt late 2004, is a new state-of-the-art facility that provides healthcare to a population of 105,000 and is the base  hospital for a wide geographical area.   

The Hospital has the  latest in  PACS digital radiology, MRI, CT and iSOFT patient management  system and is a regional  referral and Trauma centre for a catchment population of 105,000 with  approximately 36,000 presentations per  annum.  It is a modern open plan design with 21 beds (including 6 observation beds). 

There is a friendly international doctor community here, with physicians from UK and USA, some who locum here and others who have made a permanent move. A new face is always welcomed warmly into the fold.

Find out more about Invercargill here

  • Experience a comparable health system where your qualifications are recognised
  • Competitive remuneration packages (circa NZD$180k to NZD$280k, depending on experience)
  • Generous relocation assistance
  • Continuing Medical Education (CME) allowance + 10 days CME leave
  • Multidisciplinary team working and opportunities to be involved in teaching

Why NZ?

New Zealand is becoming more and more a location of choice for those who previously considered Australia as the most desirable location down under. Its rapid growth compared to other developed countries has recently been referred to as a “rock star economy” and it was voted the best place in world to raise a family by the 2014 HSBC Expat Explorer Survey, with the report describing it as “an ideal destination to raise active, outdoorsy and healthy children.”

Consultants are well-remunerated and enjoy good working conditions and an excellent work life balance in New Zealand.

There’s never been a better time to look more closely at what NZ has to offer:

  • No geographical restrictions – opportunities in major cities, towns, coastal, and rural locations
  • Great transport links, most locations fly to International Airports making flight connections to/from NZ easy
  • Excellent educational system, with private and public schools as well as a number of tertiary institutions
  • Strong real estate market and affordable housing to suit your style – apartment, townhouse, or lifestyle block
  • Incredible scenery and diverse wildlife – explore the great outdoors from beaches to mountains, see dolphins, whales and native birds
  • Living well and feeling healthy is embraced as a lifestyle for all the family

We are Licenced New Zealand Immigration Advisors and provide support & advice for your move to New Zealand.

For further details and a confidential discussion, please contact



If this sounds like the perfect job you can apply using the blue button below. Or if you’d like to find out more about this job or have an informal chat, please get in touch with us:

Caroline O'Hagan

Associate Partner (NZ)

Tel: +64 225214705 LinkedIn