Consultant Intensive Care Physician

Specialty: Intensive Care Medicine

Grading: Specialist / Consultant

Number of positions: 1-2

Job Hours: Part time/Full time

Required qualifications: Vocationally registered in intensive care medicine or anaesthesia with the Medical Council of New Zealand (MCNZ) FCICM/FRANZCA or equivalent qualification and be able to register for with the MCNZ

Nau mai, haere mai ki Te Whatu Ora – Capital, Coast & Hutt Valley District

Location:  Hutt Hospital

Service:    Intensive Care Unit – Hutt department

Contract:  Permanent – part time/full time – starting 2024

Salary:      As per ASMS MECA

Kōrero mō te tūranga – About the role

Come and join our dynamic multidisciplinary Hutt Hospital Intensive Care Unit (ICU) who provide services to our Hutt Valley and Wellington communities.

We are seeking Consultant Intensive Care Physicians for new permanent positions. These are new full or part time positions, as the unit expands, with on-call availability which is included in the job size.

There are opportunities to diversify the role to include anaesthesia or research, and to work closely with the team at Wellington Hospital ICU.  We invite applications for this unique opportunity to design a role that will fulfil your requirements.

Mō tō mātou rōpū – About our team

Hutt hospital is a fast-growing secondary intensive care unit, and the tertiary referral centre for plastics and burns for the lower North Island and upper South Island of New Zealand. It serves a local community of 160000, and approximately 1.1M for burns and plastics.

Hutt ICU currently has 8 bed-spaces, of which 6 are fully staffed.  There is a 7 person RMO roster, and nursing FTE to open the last 2 beds, and we are actively recruiting to do so. We look after paediatric, surgical, general medical, obstetric and are the tertiary referral centre for plastics (major reconstructive head and neck surgery / burns) patients. We will commence acute dialysis in 2024, at which stage we will play an important role in caring for regionally-referred patients.

Moū – About you

  • Vocationally registered in intensive care medicine or anaesthesia with the Medical Council of New Zealand (MCNZ)
  • FCICM/FRANZCA or equivalent qualification and be able to register for with the MCNZ
  • To participate fully in the acute on-call roster providing 24/7 cover for the unit
  • Work effectively in collaboration with multidisciplinary team
  • Able to provide consistently high standards of medical care

E pā ana ki a tatou – About us

Capital, Coast and Hutt Valley district is located centrally in Wellington and has over 6,000 full-time equivalent staff, making us one of the major employers in the Wellington region. We operate three hospitals – Wellington Regional Hospital in Newtown, Hutt Valley Hospital and Kenepuru Hospital in Porirua – as well as the Kāpiti Health Centre at Paraparaumu.

Here at Capital, Coast & Hutt Valley District we embrace diversity and welcome applications from all people, including all gender identities, ages, ethnicities, sexual orientations, disability and religions. A workforce that is diverse and inclusive means that we are better positioned to understand and serve our community.

Capital, Coast & Hutt Valley District is a pro-equity health organisation, with a particular focus on Māori, Pacific Peoples, and the Disability Community.

Me pēhea te tuku tono – How to apply

Click the apply now button to send your application directly to us. For further information on this role please email and indicate the job title and vacancy number in the subject line.  We are actively reviewing talent and an appointment will be made once an ideal applicant is identified. Applications will remain open until the position is filled.

We are accepting applications via recruitment agencies, please submit applications online.

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Vacancy contact details

Name: Sandra Tam

Position: SMO recruitment advisor


Phone: (04) 806 2547