Locum Forensic Pathologist


Locum Forensic Pathologist, New Zealand

Our client provides a mortuary service including Forensic and Coronial post-mortem services to the Ministry of Justice, Coroners and the New Zealand Police. As a locum you will be based in Wellington preferably for a period of 2 months commencing at the end May, but this locum could be job shared with 2 pathologists doing 1 month each.

Qualifications required: -

To be successful in this role you will need:

  • To hold a Post Graduate qualification in Pathology recognised by the Medical Council of New Zealand for locum tenens registration
  • Minimum of 1 years’ experience in Forensic Pathology, having worked 20 hours each week within the last 22 out of 36 months
  • Provide clinical services in accordance with evidence-based guidelines
  • Comply with all relevant New Zealand legislation

Below is a link to the MCNZ regulations with respect to locum tenens registration.  Attached is the MCNZ list of recognized qualifications for locum tenens registration in the specialty of Pathology. You must be able to comply with the qualifications listed in the attachment.


For you:

  • An innovative professional team to work with
  • The support of a team of 20 Coronial Pathologists
  • Excellent remuneration package
  • Relocation assistance

Salary NZD 380,000 to 400,000 per annum pro-rata

Plus, full relocation fees, work visa, accommodation and return airfares

For more information and a PD please contact in confidence Glen Stichbury 006421830850 or send a copy of your CV and a covering letter to glen@keystonepeople.com