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Position Title: Medical Registrar (commencing August 2019)
Location: Otago
FTE (Hours): 1
Date Posted: 22/05/2019
Application Closing Date: 04/06/2019 11PM
Job #: RMO5881

The Role

As a Medical Registrar at Dunedin Hospital, you will belong to a close knit, diverse team. Our Medical Registrar, RACP accredited runs include: Internal Medicine, Rehabilitation, Radiation Oncology, Respiratory, Rheumatology, Respiratory, Renal, Endocrinology, Haematology, Neurology, Cardiology, Older People’s Health, ICU and Gastroenterology. In addition to this, Medical Registrars are encouraged to get involved with simulation training of House Officers. Medical Registrars work closely with the RMO Unit, and are actively involved in the maintenance of their own rosters.

The Hospital

Dunedin Hospital is located in the heart of the city. It is a tertiary level hospital of 400 beds and services Dunedin and the wider Otago region.

Southern DHB (which encompasses Dunedin and Southland Hospital) has a strong collaborative relationship with the University of Otago, making a number of teaching and research options possible for those keen to pursue their academic careers whilst completing their clinical work.

The Location

Dunedin is a wonderful place for all, including families - with great educational facilities (primary through tertiary) and many activities available for all ages. Some of New Zealand’s most famous beaches, national parks, ski fields and wineries are within easy driving distance.

To find out more about life in Dunedin, please click the following link:


  • A minimum of 2 years post qualification experience working in a Medical Registrar role.
  • Available to commence 20th August 2019 (overseas applicants please note MCNZ and visa timeframes, which must be adhered to prior to commencement).
  • You will be training towards a career as a Physician or wanting to move into General Practice or Rural Hospital Medicine, and have a keen interest in the area of General Medicine.
  • A current CV and cover letter.
  • Contact details for 3 Consultants we may contact directly for references. These Consultants will have supervised your day-to-day clinical work and one of the referees provided must be from your current or most recent employer. Please ensure you advise your referees of their nomination so they are aware they will be contacted by an RMO Recruitment Advisor from the Southern DHB.
  • You must be legally entitled to work in New Zealand, and be eligible for general or provisional registration with the Medical Council of New Zealand. You can check your eligibility by visiting the Council’s website at
  • The Medical Council of New Zealand (the Council) recently introduced a new primary source verification using the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates’ Electronic Portfolio of International Credentials (ECFMG’s EPIC) service. Please visit the MCNZ website for more details about these changes and information on enrolling. We encourage you to begin this process as soon as possible (if coming from overseas).
  • Complete an application form by clicking the ‘Apply Now’ button below.
How to Apply  
Jessica Savage - RMO Recruitment Advisor for all Medical Registrars across the Southern DHB - would love to hear from you! You can contact her directly on (03) 470 9610 or via Jessica is more than happy to answer any questions you may have in relation to this role, or the recruitment process.
If you have any questions regarding this position please contact the RMO Recruitment Advisor using the contact details given above.

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