Working for better health care in New Zealand

The Association of Salaried Medical Specialists (ASMS) is the professional association and union uniting doctors and dentists in New Zealand.

Filter jobs
Click here to view ASMS’ advice for international medical graduates looking for work in New Zealand.
Job listing

General Physician

Employer Nelson-Marlborough DHB
Workplace Nelson Marlborough Health
Specialty General Practice
Term Locum
Grading Medical Officer
Hours per week 40
Commencement date Open
Application closing date Open
Employer Nelson-Marlborough DHB Workplace Nelson Marlborough Health
Specialty General Practice Term Locum
Grading Medical Officer Commencement date Open
Hours per week 40 Application closing date Open

Job description

Tenure: Fixed-term, full-time (1.0FTE) for five months

Location: Wairau Hospital, Blenheim

Nelson Marlborough Health (NMH) is seeking a General Physician to join the Department of Medicine providing medical services to the population of approximately 145,000 across the Nelson Marlborough region. As this is a district wide appointment, based in Blenheim, there may be the requirement to provide services at Nelson Hospital, on occasions.

This fixed-term position will be covering sabbatical and accrued leave for the period of 1 October 2018 to 28 February 2019.

The successful applicant will support and complement our existing Medical Team providing acute general inpatient medicine, on a rostered basis, and outpatient services - largely in the area of their subspecialty. Experience in acute general medicine is required, with all subspecialties considered.

You will require FRACP, or equivalent, be eligible for vocational registration in New Zealand and hold a current annual practising certificate.

Situated at the top of the South Island, Blenheim is well known for its temperate climate, award winning wineries, stunning scenery and outdoor pursuits - all available within minutes of the town centre. The Marlborough region offers exceptional lifestyle opportunities which support work/ life balance. Blenheim is a family friendly city with nationally recognised schools and plenty of sporting opportunities for the kids.

For more information on the Marlborough and Nelson regions visit or

We invite you to view our short 'Careers at Nelson Marlborough Health' video clip:

Appointment and ongoing employment will be conditional upon criminal record/police checks. This may include checks under the Vulnerable Children Act 2014.

Closing date: Sunday, 22 July 2018.

Ref: W18/105.

Applications are only accepted online, so to apply or to view the position description please go to our careers website Online application, CV and cover letter are required before your application can be processed.

For further information or informal discussion please contact Rosey Wilson - Service Manager Medicine at Enquiries can be made to Human Resources Nelson telephone: 03 546 1274 or email

Register for job alerts / view full details on jobs @
Have any questions?
Vacancy contact details
Name Haines Recruitment Agency
Phone (04) 914 4650
Fill out the form below to message the vacancy contact