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Palmerston North Hospital House Officer or Senior House Officer Positions (VID: 6177)

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Location: Palmerston North Hospital
Service: Palmerston North Hospital
Position Type: Medical
Appointment Type: Permanent/Negotiable
Close Date: 28/05/2023
​MidCentral requires ALL its employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (including the first booster vaccination). We will not accept applications that do not meet this criteria. 
MidCentral actively seeks Māori into our workforce to reflect the community we serve.

MidCentral is a great place to come to consolidate your learning, preparing you for registrar positions. As a medium sized hospital we provide a wide range of opportunities, including tertiary level cancer treatment services.

The city of Palmerston North is very liveable and affordable. 5 – 15 minute commutes are the norm and there is lots to do on your down time.

As a 2nd year House Officer or Senior House Officer you will have the opportunity for 3 to 6 month rotations in:
  • Cardiology
  • Renal
  • Urology
  • ENT
  • Orthopaedics
  • Surgical Relief
  • Medical Relief
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Obstetrics and Gynaecology
  • Psychiatry
  • Paediatric
  • Haematology
  • Medical Oncology
  • Radiation Oncology
  • Geriatric Medicine including outpatient clinics

For Senior House Officers there is also the opportunity to apply for the highly desirable SHO positions in ICU.

The House Officers and Senior House Officers are well supported in a collegial environment with Registrars and Senior Medical Officers.

For further information please contact Lindy Chivell or phone + 64 6 350 8828.
Please apply online or send your applications to:
Lindy Chivell, Recruitment Officer
Medical Administration Unit
Private Bag 11036
Palmerston North
Ph: + 64 6 350 8828
Fax: + 64 6 350 8627

MidCentral is committed to ensuring that children and young people are safe from abuse and harm. As part of our commitment to children and young people, and in line with the Childrens Act 2014, appointment to positions that involve regular or overnight contact with children will include worker safety checks. These checks are in addition to the requirement to have a satisfactory police clearance. Further information will be provided to shortlisted candidates. More information about the Childrens Act 2014 is available from the Ministry for Children (Oranga Tamariki) website. 

Te Pae Hauora o Ruahine o Tararua MidCentral (MidCentral) is part of Te Whatu Ora, Health New Zealand and provides healthcare services to over 180,000 people across the Manawatū, Horowhenua and Tararua regions. With a large hospital campus in Palmerston North, it also provides key health care and support services to neighbouring communities.


Please forward your enquiries and applications to:

Lindy Chivell, Recruitment Officer
Medical Administration Unit
Private Bag 11036
Palmerston North 4442

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