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Permanent, fixed-term, locum and temp roles available across New Zealand

Skilled Medical can assist certain categories of International Medical Graduates to gain employment in permanent roles in New Zealand. Eligible doctors must be prepared to commit to roles for a minimum 6 month period. Skilled Medical provides support in finding suitable roles and assists in the registration, visa entry and relocation process.

Skilled Medical seeks expressions of interest from suitably qualified medical practitioners for permanent roles in outer metropolitan, regional and rural areas of New Zealand.

Skilled Medical can assists medical practitioners with four New Zealand pathways. To find the best pathway to meet your specific qualifications, experience and lifestyle needs, please speak with a Skilled Medical Recruitment Consultant.

New Zealand/Australian Graduate Pathway

A pathway for Australian graduates wanting to work in NZ.

Competent Authority Pathway

A pathway similar to competent authority in Australia.

Vocational Pathway

A pathway that is the same as the Specialist pathway in Australia – for Specialist doctors who will need as assessment with the college – to go into Advanced Registrar or Consultant posts.

Comparable Health System Pathway

A pathway for doctors who have worked in a list of countries including Australia, UK and the USA for 3 out of the past four years.


For information to assist you in working as a health professional in New Zealand, please view our Resources for New Zealand.


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Skilled Medical is an international medical recruitment, placement and services firm that delivers qualified medical professionals wherever they are needed in Australia, New Zealand and the United Kingdom.