Emergency Medicine Specialist

  • FACEM or equivalence required
  • Tenure: Permanent 0.7FTE (56 hours a fortnight) 
  • Location: Nelson Hospital 

About us

Nelson Marlborough Health (NMH) is the main health service provider for New Zealand’s Nelson, Tasman and Marlborough regions, serving nearly 145,000 people across two main hospitals, public health and a range of community services.

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About you

Working in a high performing team of motivated professionals, you’ll be keen to contribute and will have an innovative streak when it comes to spotting opportunities for service development. You’ll be based in a teaching hospital, so you’ll have plenty of scope to share your knowledge with younger staff, as well as develop your leadership skills. 

You will have:

  • FACEM, or equivalent, with vocational registration in New Zealand
  • A current Annual Practising Certificate
  • The ability to work independently as an ED specialist in a provincial hospital.

You’ll work alongside a team of 6 other FACEM’s building an environment of excellence.  Our Emergency Department has 28,000 patient encounters per annum and performs highly against the Ministry of Health ED targets. There is a quality focus and teaching is a high priority. There are two ED registrars, a full tier of junior RMOs and a core of highly experienced registered nurses. 

What we offer

We provide a great place to work, job security, workplace wellness programmes, six weeks annual leave, superannuation, paid indemnity insurance, CME leave and expenses, plus a relocation package.


Situated near the top of the South Island, Nelson city is the geographical centre of New Zealand. It has three national parks within a 90 minute drive and is surrounded by beaches, mountains, hidden valleys, raging rivers and golden sands. It is known as a spectacular natural environment and has one of the highest number of sunshine hours in New Zealand. For more information on the Nelson/Tasman region visit http://www.nelsonnz.com/

How to apply

For role specific information please contact Rosey Wilson, Service Manager – Medical Services via rosey.wilson@nmhs.govt.nz.

For general enquiries please contact our recruitment team on vacancies@nmdhb.govt.nz or 03 546 1274.

Keen to apply now, it’s easy. Please fill in our online application form.


Ref: N19-096

Applications close: Thursday 11th April

Permanent/Part Time

Job no: N19-096

Location: Nelson

Closing Date: Thursday, 11 April 2019