Get the experience of a medical lifetime as an NZ West Coast RMO

Ready to roll your sleeves up and get the experience city RMOs can only dream about?

The West Coast has just six highly sought-after positions on offer, giving you unique opportunities for hands-on experience, and unrivaled one-on-one contact with consultants. You’ll live, learn and enjoy a life like no other when you come to the Coast,


If you’re ready to launch a career that goes beyond the same-old, same-old and live, learn and enjoy a breathtaking array of outdoor pursuits, check us out.




You will need your CV, Covering Letter, referees' contact details and current medical registration details/certificate on hand to complete your application.


If you have any problems completing your application, please contact: Tracey Sutherland. The recruitment process for NZ and overseas applicants is the same. You should apply directly to the WCDHB. We do not accept recruitment agency applications.


To become a WCDHB RMO, you must be eligible for registration with the Medical Council of NZ under the General or Provisional General Scope of Practice.  Visit: NZ Medical Council for more details.


West Coast Resident Doctors

We are looking for House Officers and Registrars (PGY3+) to work in the following areas: 

  • General Medicine and Paediatrics
  • General Surgery 
  • GP AT&R /
  • Mental Health
  • Acute Relief (ED-based)

We are accredited for 2 training programmes:


  1. Rural Hospital Medicine in Greymouth and/or Buller. The runs accredited for this include:
    • Buller RHM Run
    • Greymouth RHM Run
    • Greymouth Medical Registrar Run
    • Urban and Rural GP Rotations
  2. GP training for GPEP.

Please note that there are also opportunities to be employed by the CDHB as a PGY2 and do 3-month community-based attachments on the West Coast. 


For more information please contact:


Karen O'Donoghue



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