New Zealand Society of Anaesthetists (NZSA) – Level 1, Central House, 26 Brandon Street, Wellington 6011
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Employment Vacancies

The NZSA works to respond to, and enhance, trends in medical workforce mobility.  We recognise the need for medical staff to experience working in different hospitals, both overseas and within New Zealand is important to retain and replenish specialist services in much needed areas.

Through our website and regular updates in our e-zine newsletter we inform our members of job vacancies.  We can also advertise vacancies in our magazine New Zealand Anaesthesia, which we publish three times a year.  We can also advertise anaesthesia-related vacancies such as anaesthetic technicians, support staff and locums.

Advertising rate:  our employment vacancy rate is $175 (GST exclusive) per month or part month.  We will also include links to the vacancies in our members’ e-newsletter which is sent out regularly.  If you wish to place an advertisement, please email  with your vacancy and billing details and the period you wish to advertise for.

Current Vacancies

Anaesthetist Intensivist, Lakes DHB, Rotorua

Locums requested to cover PSA 2018, Fiji

Anaesthetist Intensivist, Lakes DHB, Rotorua

Rotorua, New Zealand

Vacancy No. LAK00835


  • Are you looking for a change?
  • Do you crave work/life balance?
  • Do you want access to countless outdoor
    activities right on your door step?
  • Are you looking for affordable housing?
  • Free parking?

At Rotorua Hospital we have an exciting opportunity for experienced, qualified Specialists with dual qualification in Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine. The possession of the FCICM or significant progression towards is of strategic importance to the District Health Board. In conjunction with the Clinical Head of Department this post will lead the development of the intensive care service with particular responsibility for the training of rotating ICU house surgeons and ICU nursing staff. All applicants MUST be eligible for Vocational registration in Intensive Care with the Medical Council of New Zealand.

Participation in the consultant on-call roster (usually 1:6) is required.

The Hospital is located in an idyllic setting next to Lake Rotorua which in the centre of the North Island of New Zealand. Rotorua boasts world renowned mountain biking treks, forest walks as well as access to numerous lakes within our region. Prefer a swim at the beach or perhaps skiing or snow boarding? No problem - all of these activities are within an hour of Rotorua. Our annual census is approximately 35,000 attendances per annum.

Check out what Rotorua has to offer:


As per the requirements of the Vulnerable Children Act 2014 all new employees will be required to be Safety Checked

Closing date: 15 December 2017
To view all current vacancies and to apply online visit our website

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Locums requested to cover PSA 2018, Fiji

The Pacific Society of Anaesthetists will hold their annual meeting 10-14 September 2018.

They require cover for their members to attend the meeting, and need five locums who want to work for a week in Pacific Island countries, and an additional five to cover Fiji.

If you are interested, please contact Wayne Morriss

For further information visit the PSA website or Facebook page

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