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Auckland District Health Board plays a unique national and regional role providing health and wellbeing services to 545,000 who live in our district as well as offering 19 national specialist healthcare services to all of New Zealanders, which includes transplants, high risk obstetrics and some paediatric services. As a workforce of over 11,000 we strive to offer world-class healthcare and healthier communities.

We have three major facilities Auckland City Hospital, Starship Children’s Hospital and Green Lane Clinical Centre. Auckland City Hospital is New Zealand’s largest public hospital as well as the largest clinical research facility (with over 1200+projects at any given time), playing a key role in advancing national and international research.

Being large scale creates opportunities:

  • We’re a centre of excellence : home to 19 national services that treat patients from across New Zealand gives our clinician’s unrivalled career advancement through breadth and diversity of cases you’re involved in
  • We're renowned academically as New Zealand’s largest teaching hospital and hold an alliance with the University of Auckland and its Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences in the form of the Auckland Academic Health Alliance. Speeding up research from the bench to the bedside. Having over 1,000 health professionals in training at Auckland DHB at any given time.
  • We have the most active clinical research facility in New Zealand, with over 1200 research projects running at any given time
  • We provide New Zealand specialised paediatric services and high-risk obstetrics.
  • We are the country’s sole provider for heart, liver, pancreas and lung transplants
  • We are a well-educated, experienced, loyal and committed workforce, proving excellent care to our patients and their whānau
  • We are the fourth largest, and one of the fastest growing, DHBs in the country, expecting more than 98,000 extra people by 2025
  • We have approximately one million patient contacts each year, including hospital and outpatient services
  • 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.
  • Our cardiothoracic surgical unit provides New Zealand’s foremost tertiary cardiothoracic services and is the highest volume unit in Australasia for both adults and children.
  • Our Vascular Regional Services is considered the only purely vascular service in Australasia

We recruit talented senior medical officers, medical specialists, consultants and fellows across a vast array of speciality services, including: anaethesia, cardiac, cardiovascular, cancer and blood, orthopaedic and emergency medicine as well as neurologists, genetics, oncology and many others.  Take a look at our areas of speciality, you'll find our dedicated recruitment consultants contact details at the bottom of each speciality page. We'd love to hear from you today. Get in touch to learn more about Auckland DHB, or search for your dream role today.