Adult Medical

"We have a fantastic team"

"Everyone's very supportive and we’re able to grow in professional development"

"Great morale and people with lots of interesting cases"

"If you want to work at a place with great morale great people, lots of really interesting cases then come and work at Auckland DHB"

"We've got the best team of nurses"

"I’ve worked in six different hospitals around Australia and we've definitely got the best team of nurses here, compared to any anywhere I’ve ever wor...

"Opportunity to work at a tertiary and trauma centre"

"With excellent health professionals. Everyone is passionate about what they do and offering the best care to our patients"

Adult Medical is a large and diverse directorate, with eight unique specialities spanning from Gen Med, Adult Emergency and Intensive Care to Respiratory and Gastroenterology. We also specialise within Neurology, Infectious Diseases and Renal. 

We are one of the largest employers at Auckland DHB, with just over 1000 health professionals including Medical and Nursing staff employed under our banner of services. To support delivery of our outstanding world-class healthcare, we’re committed to infrastructure upgrades and innovation.

New Clinical Decision Unit

Transformations and Innovations

Last year we proudly opened our brand new Clinical Decision Unit (CDU). This unit forms part of our acute hub, consisting of Adult Emergency and Inpatient Shortstay.

We currently have a number of other exciting projects in play including:

- A new Adult Rehab & Integrated Stroke Unit
- A new Community Renal Dialysis Unit

Support from our staff across these projects is paramount to ensuring we are developing spaces fit for delivering the very best patient care.

Largest public hospital in New Zealand

Major Trauma Centre

Auckland City hospital is the largest public hospital in New Zealand serving our local population, as well as managing an array of cases and specialist services for patients from across New Zealand and the Pacific.

We are one of two major trauma centres in the region and our department of critical care is one of the largest and busiest critical care units in New Zealand.

Unrivalled learning

Largest teaching hospital

We are also the largest teaching hospital, holding an alliance with the University of Auckland and its Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences in the form of the Auckland Academic Health Alliance, giving our staff unrivalled learning opportunities

We’re always on the lookout for passionate and caring staff across the entire spectrum of;

Medical, Nursing, Allied Health, Scientific & Technical alongside our Support Services, to help us continue to deliver on our vision of healthier communities, world-class healthcare achieved together.

Watch our video to hear from our people on their experiences and for a confidential chat please connect with Pieter Erasmus 0064 9 638 0401 or PErasmus@adhb.govt.nz