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Medical Officer - Emergency Department, Nelson Hospital

Employer Nelson Marlborough Health
Workplace Nelson Hospital
Specialty Emergency Medicine
Term Permanent
Grading Medical Officer
Hours per week 40
Commencement date Open
Application closing date 08 Oct 2020
Employer Nelson Marlborough Health Workplace Nelson Hospital
Specialty Emergency Medicine Term Permanent
Grading Medical Officer Commencement date Open
Hours per week 40 Application closing date 08 Oct 2020

Job description

•Bring your medical career to sunny Nelson
•Join a team of talented individuals who work together to make a positive difference
•Permanent 0.8FTE to 1.0FTE position

Ngā mōhiohio e pā ana ki tēnei mahi (About this position)

Working in a high performing team of motivated professionals, you’ll be keen to contribute in the ever changing world of Emergency Medicine. You’ll be based in a teaching hospital, where there is a quality focus, so you’ll have plenty of scope to work alongside both senior and junior staff developing and sharing your knowledge. Our FACEM led Emergency Department has 28,000 patient encounters per annum and is a busy, energetic place to work. The Emergency team of doctors, nurses, allied health and administration staff are the front door to our hospital, and work hard to create an environment of excellence.

This is a permanent, part-time to full-time position working 64-80 hours per fortnight (0.8 to 1.0FTE) to suit the availability of our preferred applicant.

Ā mātou rōpū (About our team)

Nelson Marlborough Health is the main health provider for the top of the south. Nearly 3,000 strong, we are Nelson and Marlborough’s largest employer, which means the opportunities here are endless. Our main locations are Nelson and Wairau Hospitals but we are spread across the region and service all parts of the community. Our work can be challenging, but we are up for it. We have a great team and we work hard to make a difference. We value integrity, innovation, respect and teamwork

Ko wai he kaitono tōtika? (Who is an appropriate applicant?)

You’ll bring the following qualifications and experience:
•General registration in New Zealand. Eligibility for registration can be checked via this link
•Current Annual Practising Certificate with the Medical Council of New Zealand.
•Considerable ED experienced, preferably gained in a provincial hospital.

Ētahi atu mōhiohio (More Information)

Me pēhea ahau e tono ai? (How do I apply?)

For role specific information please contact Rosey Wilson, Service Manager - Medicine, at or on +64 3 546 1309, or Harriet Harper - HoD & Emergency Department Specialist at

For general enquiries please contact our recruitment team on or +64 3 546 1274.


Applications close on Thursday, 8 October 2020.

Nelson Marlborough Health strongly endorses Te Tiriti o Waitangi.

We believe that to achieve equity in health outcomes for Māori we need a workforce reflective of the population it serves. We strongly encourage applications from candidates who identify as Māori and we recruit for cultural competence.

He waka eke noa. We are all in this together.
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Vacancy contact details
Name Harriet Harper
Phone 03 546 1274
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