Closing date: 19/08/2019

Consultant – Anaesthesiology – New Zealand
Posted on 19-05-2019 Reference number: 2019103

Anaesthetist – Timaru – New Zealand


Timaru is a port city in the southern Canterbury region of New Zealand. Timaru is located on the South Island, about 157 kilometres from Christchurch and 196 kilometres from Dunedin. It has approximately 28.000 inhabitants. Timaru is located on the main highway on the south island and has a small airport for mainly domestic flights to, for example, the international airport of Wellington. Timaru is situated in a beautiful area where many outdoor activities can be practiced, such as skiing, hiking and swimming. It has a dry oceanic climate with high temperatures in the summer and low temperatures in the winter.

The hospital in question provides care to a population of around 60.000 people in the South Canterbury region. Furthermore, this secondary care hospital has 132 beds. The Anaesthesiology department is supported by a specialist team consisting of 10 anaesthetists. The department also works closely with specialized nurses and various other departments. The team offers support at among others, the obstetric units and various Intensive Care Units.


On behalf of this hospital we are looking for an anaesthetist with a sub specialism in pain management for a full (or part-) time, for a minimum duration of one year.

You will strengthen an enthusiastic team and work in both inpatient as outpatient settings. The appointed candidate will also work in interdisciplinary clinics. Moreover, you will treat an interesting patient population and your skills will be indispensable. In addition, the position requires close collaboration with various departments, specialists and other medical staff. That is why you will strengthen the inter-collegial ties between the departments and your social skills will be put to good use.

For this position it is important that you have a fellowship in pain management or multiple years of experience in the field. In addition, candidates must have excellent communicational, cooperation, administrative and management skills. Excellent proficiency in English is required for registration. MMedical will help you to obtain all required registrations.

The employer offers attractive employment conditions.

For more information about the position described above please contact:

Soufian Meziyerh

Recruitment Consultant

Soufian Meziyerh
Recruitment Consultant
M: +31 6 36 36 35 11
T: +31 6 36 36 35 99