Medical Registrar

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Medical Registrar

Whangarei Hospital

Are you looking for an opportunity in 2018?

Whangarei is the largest hospital in Northland, providing secondary care services for the region, supported by three regional hospitals.   Northland covers an area of 12,600 square kilometres and has a population of approximately 158,000.  As a region Northland is renowned for its beautiful beaches and relaxed lifestyle.

Northland District Health Board is committed to delivering care in a way that meets the needs of patients and their families. This is done in an environment which supports staff, both in the delivery of their work and in their personal development based on our organisational Values:

  • People First - People are central to all that we do
  • Respect - We treat others as we would like to be treated
  • Caring - We nurture those around us and treat all with dignity and compassion
  • Communication - We communicate safely, openly and with respect to promote clear understanding
  • Excellence - Our attitude of excellence inspires success, competence, confidence and innovation

We are looking for Medical Registrars to join our accredited basic and advanced physician training programme from December 2017. We are accredited for 24 months basic training and 12 months advanced physician training with RACP. You will be part of a dynamic team of Medical Registrars and Consultants with special interests in cardiology, diabetes, respiratory medicine, nephrology and oncology. We currently have the fastest CT scanner in the Southern Hemisphere, and are developing our acute services around this!

Grow your skills in our Registrar roles. Working closely with your consultant means you can widen your practice as your skills grow.

We provide close supervision for trainees in acute and outpatient settings, allied with a commitment to teaching. There is an active clinical training programme with didactic sessions, interactive based teaching, journal club and videoconferencing of RACP lectures

Northland DHB bases RMOs at Whangarei Hospital. This is a secondary base hospital providing a wide range of services including ED, medical specialties, ICU, ENT, O&G, Paediatrics and Psychiatry.

Whangarei Hospital is a regional hospital providing secondary care services to a large rural region with many high health needs. Due to the population make up and the unselected nature of our admissions Registrars gain experience managing a wide variety of conditions including rarer conditions such as rheumatic fever, tuberculosis and meningococcal disease.

Before applying you must have either general registration or be eligible for registration with the New Zealand Medical Council ( Check if you're eligible here:

Northland is a popular place to work. If you want to grow as a clinician, reinforce skills, or broaden your experience you need to speak with us.

Your career is a journey, make sure you include Whangarei. Step Up - Up North.

For further information, please contact:

Koea Kaka, Recruitment Officer-RMOs

Northland District Health Board,

Whangarei, New Zealand.

Phone: +64 9 430 4101 Ext: 3338.

Email: or visit our website at s

Vacancy No: MDR18-001

Closes: 9 February 2018

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