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Why choose medfuture for General Medicine jobs

With extensive experience and a strong reputation in the healthcare recruitment industry, Medfuture offers numerous benefits to help you succeed.

Medfuture has a vast network of healthcare facilities and connections throughout New Zealand, providing you with access to a wide range of job opportunities. They understand the unique needs and preferences of general medicine doctors and can match you with positions that align with your skills, experience, and career goals.

Medfuture also provides comprehensive support throughout the entire recruitment process. From assisting with visa applications and immigration processes to providing guidance on medical registration requirements, they ensure a smooth transition into the New Zealand healthcare system. Their dedicated team of recruitment consultants will work closely with you, providing personalized assistance and addressing any queries or concerns you may have.

Furthermore, Medfuture's ongoing support extends beyond job placement. They offer continuous professional development opportunities, keeping you updated with the latest advancements in general medicine. Medfuture's commitment to your career growth and success sets them apart as a trusted partner in your professional journey.



Area of Speciality

In New Zealand, general medicine encompasses various specialties that focus on different aspects of internal medicine. Here are six main specialties within the field of general medicine:


Cardiologists specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of cardiovascular diseases, including heart conditions and vascular disorders.


Endocrinologists are experts in hormonal disorders, such as diabetes, thyroid diseases, and metabolic disorders.


Gastroenterologists diagnose and manage conditions related to the digestive system, including diseases of the liver, pancreas, and gastrointestinal tract.

Respiratory Medicine

Respiratory physicians specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of respiratory conditions, such as asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), and lung infections.


Nephrologists focus on the diagnosis and management of kidney diseases and disorders, including renal failure, kidney transplantation, and dialysis.


Rheumatologists specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of autoimmune and musculoskeletal disorders, such as arthritis, lupus, and other connective tissue diseases.

International Medical Graduates

Overseas applicants

When considering a career as a general medicine doctor in New Zealand as an International Medical Graduate (IMG), there are several key points to keep in mind:

  1. Registration Requirements: IMGs must ensure their medical qualifications are recognized in New Zealand. They need to apply for registration with the Medical Council of New Zealand (MCNZ) and meet the required standards, including English language proficiency.

  2. Visa and Immigration: Understanding the visa requirements and immigration processes for working as a general medicine doctor in New Zealand is crucial. IMGs should explore visa options, such as the Work to Residence visa or the Skilled Migrant Category visa.

  3. Familiarize with the New Zealand Healthcare System: IMGs should familiarize themselves with the structure and functioning of the New Zealand healthcare system, including public and private healthcare providers and primary care services.

  4. Support and Networking: Seek assistance from medical recruitment agencies like Medfuture, which can provide support throughout the process, including guidance on registration, visa matters, and job placement. They can also connect IMGs with professional networks and associations to facilitate integration into the New Zealand medical community.

  5. Employment Opportunities: Medical recruitment agencies like Medfuture can assist IMGs in finding suitable employment opportunities in general medicine across various healthcare settings. Their extensive network and expertise in medical recruitment can help IMGs secure fulfilling positions in their desired locations.

These considerations are essential for IMGs looking to embark on a successful career as a general medicine doctor in New Zealand.



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