Expressions of Interest for Critical Care Unit

Specialty: Accident & Medical Practice / Urgent Care

Grading: Medical Officer

Number of positions: 1

Job Hours: 40

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Expression of Interest for Senior Medical Officers for Critical Care Unit, Southland Hospital

Southland Hospital
Salary: ASMS MECA 2022 (NZD 170,369 – 250,560)
We are seeking expressions of interest from Senior Medical Officers who have an interest in providing Critical Care or Intensive Care. Southland Hospital has a six bed Critical Care unit and following significant investment we are aiming to have the necessary staffing and resourcing for two Intensive Care level beds and four Critical Care level beds.

We are seeking expression of interest from intensivists but also potentially Anaesthetists, Medical Physicians, Respiratory Physicians, Emergency Medicine Physicians or those in any specialty who has trained to work or has an interest to work in the intensive care/critical care area. We anticipate that the primary focus of the role would be in the Critical/Intensive care area however some work within your second specialty would be expected (as applicable). We are at the beginning of our journey and have a stepwise plan to transition to a dedicated team leading our unit and would welcome the opportunity to discuss these positions and see how you could be part of our exciting new journey!

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Mō mātou – About us

Te Whatu Ora – Southern has the largest geographical coverage of all the New Zealand regions, providing services to 350,000 people in diverse communities. We take pride in all the services we provide, and our aim is to improve, promote and protect the health of our region. We believe that our dedicated and passionate staff are a significant driving force behind the achievement of these standards, and we need more like-minded people to help us continue providing for our community.

Painga – Benefits

Supportive team
Relocation support (on site accommodation, car rental, flights and household relocation)
Work Visa support if required
Utu whānui -Salary range

This role belongs to the ASMS Collective Agreement and falls between the Step 1 ($170,369) and Step 15 ($250,560 p.a prorata)

Rā mōnehu – Closing Date:Sunday 18June 2023

Our vacancy close dates may be subject to change. Don’t delay, make sure you get in touch as soon as possible.

Tono ināianei – Apply now

We only accept online applications. Please apply via our website:

Fora job description or further information, please contact, Agatha Chen, Recruitment Advisor – Senior Medical Officers with your CV.Phone: +64 3 470 9604 or email:

If you currently work for Te Whatu Ora- Health New Zealand – Southern, please apply for this role via ourinternal careers site, found here:Pulse > Applications > Corporate > SuccessFactors

Pre-employment checks

In the interests of protecting our people and our patients, all appointments will be subject to the following:

Occupational health assessment
Police vetting/Ministry of Justice safety checks
Serious misconduct checks (previous Public Service departments and statutory Crown entities only)
New employees of Te Whatu Ora Southern will need to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19, which includes two doses and a booster dose of an approved vaccine. If you are unable to receive a Covid-19 vaccine or booster for any reason, please indicate this in your cover letter so we can discuss this with you further and establish if you meet any criteria for an exemption.

To Apply: We only accept online applications. Please apply via our website:

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Name: Recruitment Admin

Position: Recruitment Advisor


Phone: (03) 2145 769