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ICU Registrar - Canterbury DHB - Commencement in August and September 2022

New Zealand, NZ

Locum/Temp/Casual, Permanent


Registrar (PGY 4-5)

Our Purpose: Why we do it

When you work with the Canterbury District Health Board, you're part of something very special. We plan, fund and deliver health services to the almost 600,000 New Zealanders that live in the Canterbury region. Our primary goal is to put people at the heart of everything we do.

The Team: What we do

Our new Intensive Care facility opened in 2021, meaning there has never been a better time to consider a career with Canterbury District Health Board. Twenty-four beds of critical care experience await you, encompassing the spectrum of tertiary care for adults and selected paediatric specialities in the South Island of New Zealand.

The Role: Where you fit in

  • Full-time Intensive Care Registrar
  • Commencing August and September 2022
  • Located at Christchurch Hospital, in the ever-changing central Christchurch, with the Botanic Gardens on our doorstep

What's in it for Me?

  • Participate and gain a breadth of experience across critical care. Delve into General Medical, General Surgical, Neurosurgical, Cardiothoracic Surgical and Paediatric Medicine and Surgery. Gain invaluable experience in one of the two Regional Centres caring for Spinal Injury patients. The CDHB was recently touted as the busiest Emergency Medicine Trauma Centre in New Zealand and with an active inter-hospital Air Retrieval Service in both fixed-wing, road and helicopter retrieval, it offers the opportunity for vast experience. You will never be bored!
  • The Department runs four hours per week of Continuing Education and Quality Assurance, including a Journal Club, Medical Presentation, and Morbidity and Mortality meeting. The Department runs two hours of Registrar teaching per week, plus one afternoon per month. In addition, the department offers guidance for CICM primary and fellowship examinations with CICM examiners for both exams working as SMO's in the department
  • Accredited for training with the College of Intensive Care Medicine and with the Colleges of Physicians, Emergency Medicine, Rural Health Medicine, Surgery and Anaesthesia
  • Work in a supportive friendly and fun team environment

Skills and experience:

  • You will be PGY3+
  • Airway management experience would be desirable
  • You will have critical care experience
  • You must be eligible for general or provisional general registration with the Medical Council of New Zealand. You can check your eligibility by visiting the Council's website at

Our Culture: What matters to us

Ko Te Whatu Manawa Tangata

Putting people at the heart of all we do

Health is ultimately all about people. What's important around here is the way we care for and respect others, the responsibility taken for delivering outcomes, and going about our work with integrity.

Belonging Here: Becoming part of our story

Being part of the Canterbury District Health Board, you will enjoy a fantastic benefits scheme, the opportunity for flexible working arrangements and ongoing focus on your career development.

If this role has sparked your interest but does not match your skills then please visit our careers website and have a look at our roles that better suit your expertise.

Apply online, or to find out more information, please contact Brooke Brazier


If you meet the above criteria, then please click the 'apply now' button below.

You will need to submit the following:

  • Electronic copies of your CV and covering letter, clearly stating your preferred role
  • Contact details for three referees.
  • If you have an international medical qualification or are applying for a new scope of practice not previously assessed by MCNZ, then you will also need to create an Electronic Portfolio of International Credentials (EPIC) account here: See here for EPIC information:

Applicants will be progressed as they apply, so if this sounds like you, please apply now!

The role that you are applying for is one that may only be performed by a person who has been vaccinated against Covid-19. It is therefore a condition of this application that you are vaccinated against Covid-19. As a person working in the health and disability sector you will come into contact with a large number of people, some of whom may be vulnerable. Without a vaccine, there is the risk that you may contract Covid-19. The requirement to be vaccinated is to keep you safe and also to endeavour to protect others against the potential transmission of Covid-19 as a result of you contracting it in the course of your employment.

Job Ad Reference CA32BJ
Date Listed 20 April 2022