Non-SET Surgery Registrar - Expressions of Interest - 2019 Training Year


  • Learn from world class doctors
  • High level of integration with employment and training
  • Experience a diverse population and a wide variety of patient presentations


Working as a Non-SET Surgical Registrar

By joining the Auckland Region as a Non-SET Surgical Registrar, you enter a programme with rotations through world-renowned modern teaching hospitals: North Shore, Auckland City, Starship and Middlemore and an opportunity to work alongside many national and bi-national programme selectors. All Auckland region hospitals are located within a 30 kilometer radius of each other. Come and experience our diverse demographic population and a variety of presentations and pathologies.


The full ranges of surgical specialties are offered, including those not found elsewhere in New Zealand. Many regional and national (as well as international) units are based at our hospitals. Surgical specialties include general surgery, ORL/ENT, Orthopaedics, Urology, Plastics, CTSU, Vascular, Paediatrics and neurosurgery.


You are applying for a Non-SET/unaccredited Surgical Registrar position in the Auckland region. These positions are the best position to hone surgical skills and to optimize your selection for the SET progamme/specialist training (which is administered by the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons).


A non-SET Surgical Registrar position in the Auckland region provides opportunities to acquire important surgical skills, experience a variety of surgical specialties unavailable anywhere else, as well as an opportunity to work alongside many influential members of the various surgical specialties. A single application gains access to all of the surgical hospitals in the Auckland region.


Eligibility criteria

  • Minimum of 6 months in surgical runs and 3 months in ED run or ICU/HDU.
  • Eligibility for general scope registration with the Medical Council of New Zealand.

To Apply


To be considered, you must include all of the required documents with your application; only complete applications will be progressed to interview.


For application queries please contact Mia Ye, Recruitment and Allocation Consultant at mia.ye@nra.health.nz



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