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Medical Officer

NZ Defence Force
Job Category:
Manawatu - Wanganui
Job Type:
Ongoing - Full Time
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Job Description

The  Defence Health Centre located in Linton Military Camp is looking for a civilian Medical Officer to join their team.

The position of civilian Medical Officer is to provide primary healthcare, and occupational and preventive medicine to NZDF personnel at Defence Health Centre Linton, and other health centres if required. In addition the position provides clinical leadership in medic training.

To be successful in this role, you will hold a current NZMC Annual Practicing Certificate, have previous primary healthcare experience, and a current qualification in Resuscitation / Pre Hospital care training (NZRC Level 5). Vocational registration in an appropriate Primary healthcare speciality is desirable. Effective communication skills will be essential so you must be able to successfully interact with a wide range of people.  Your proven ability to work within a multidisciplinary team will be vital, along with experience providing a high standard of clinical assessment and treatment to patients.

Your success will be supported further by your working knowledge of computer based patient management systems and proven time management skills, along with your ability to make effective recommendations and patient management plans that incorporate both the patient and organisational responsibilities and risks. Previously relevant military experience would be advantageous.

In return for your experience, we can reward you with five weeks pro-rated annual leave and a unique working environment.  Apply now!

Please quote NZDF-1611041 in all correspondence.

To view the Position Description and to Apply Online please use the links on this page. For further information, contact Robert Duncan on (06) 351 7562, quoting NZDF-1611041.

Applications close at 4:30pm on Tuesday 6 December 2016.

Please note: Applicants must be legally entitled to work in New Zealand (NZ) and be able to obtain and maintain the required level of NZ Government security clearance for the position applied for. The minimum citizenship and residency criteria for security clearances to be granted by the NZ Defence Force are as follows:

Low level Security Clearance

  • most preferably a NZ citizen, who has resided in this country continuously for at least the last five years, OR
  • is a citizen of, and/or has resided continuously in one or more of the following countries for the last five years: either Australia, Canada, NZ, the United Kingdom (UK) or the United States of America (USA); and has a background history that is verifiable and can be assessed as appropriate by the NZ Security Intelligence Service (NZSIS) towards a recommendation of suitability for a security clearance at this level.

If you do not meet these minimum criteria, we will not be able to accept your application.