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Vacancy – GP, Whangamata, New Zealand (Salaried)

Kayaking at the Coromandel Peninsula (Photo by Adam Bryce)

Kayaking at the Coromandel Peninsula (Photo by Adam Bryce)

We are seeking a permanent or long term GP for a centrally located, privately owned medical practice in a popular holiday location – the Coromandel.

  • Attractive salary package
  • Assistance may be provided to cover relocation costs, short term car hire and subsidised accommodation
  • Friendly and supportive team
  • Four days per week with on-call of 1:3
  • Extended hours during summer holiday peak times
  • Working alongside three other General Practitioners, practice nurses, administration and frontline staff
  • The practice holds a PRIME contract and runs two acute clinics daily from noon to 5.00pm for urgent cases
  • The surf town of Whangamata, located in the stunning Coromandel region, is lively in summer and lovely the rest of the year
  • It has a population of 4, 000, swelling dramatically to 60,000+ during the holiday periods

Move here for the best weather in the country, with temperatures ranging from mid to high 20’s in the summer and, on average, 5 to 16 °C in the middle of the winter months. This region is famous for its unique combination of beaches and forests. The spectacular ocean beach provides some of the best surfing breaks and yet the safest swimming in New Zealand. Sea conditions to suit all are available along its four kilometre length or in the safe harbours that lie to the north and south. There are several pre-school facilities including a kindergarten. An area school available within the town which caters for pupils aged 5 to 18. Two golf courses, one 9-hole and an 18-hole course, are also available within the town.

See more of the stunning Coromandel here and Whangamata here.

How to apply

Email us for more information – enquiries@nzlocums.com.

Alternatively, contact Jacinta Sanders, Relationship Manager for a confidential discussion on our freephone number 0808 234 7853.

NZLocums is New Zealand’s only government funded GP recruitment organisation.  www.nzlocums.com

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Vacancy – GP, Opotiki, New Zealand (Salaried)

Bay of Plenty

Bay of Plenty

Seeking a long term or permanent General Practitioner who has a passion for providing high quality of care to a mainly low income patient base.  The centre has approximately 2500 enrolled patients and with the addition of a new GP they would like to allow more local residents to register.  You must be team focussed with strong family values, experience in rural general practice is a bonus.  A competitive remuneration package is on offer.

  • You will be working eight to ten sessions per week.
  • On-call is one night in every three weeks and one weekend in nine.
  • GPs see an average of 25-35 patients seen per day.
  • The clinic’s opening hours are 8.30am – 5.00pm Monday to Friday.
  • The practice has two consulting rooms and also provision for minor accident and medical acute care.
  • The base hospital is in Whakatane, about 45km away, and provides a good range of core health services.

Opotiki is a small, family focussed community, situated in the beautiful Eastern Bay of Plenty.  It is a growing holiday area conveniently located – only a 30 minute drive to Whakatane and Ohope, one of New Zealand’s favourite beaches.  There are around 9000 people living in the district, and around half of these reside in the town.  The climate is among the best in New Zealand, sheltered from the cold southerlies and the yearly hours of sunshine rate high in the tables.

Click here for a scenic video taking you around the region.

How to apply

Email us for more information – enquiries@nzlocums.com.

Alternatively, contact Lucy Tregidga, Relationship Manager for a confidential discussion on our freephone number 0808 234 7853.

NZLocums is New Zealand’s only not-for-profit GP recruitment organisation.  www.nzlocums.com

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Vacancy – GP, Alexandra, New Zealand (Salaried)

Clutha River running through Alexandra

Clutha River running through Alexandra

This is a friendly practice located in the centre of Alexandra in a modern building. The clinic has a cheerful and relaxed atmosphere and comfortable environment and is staffed by three General Practitioners, four Practice Nurses, a Practice Manager, and two Receptionists.

  • Are you a GP couple who want to job share, or a GP who would like to work between six to ten sessions per week?
  • Join a friendly and relaxed working environment
  • With a focus on work-life balance the practice is flexible about your working hours
  • The practice is open from 8.30am to 5.00pm weekdays
  • The local hospital is Dunstan Hospital in Clyde, about seven kilometres (ten minutes) from the practice
  • An attractive salary package is on offer, with payment of professional fees

Alexandra is a thriving service centre, with a population of over 5000, catering to the needs of a prosperous orchard and sheep farming district.  There are two pre-schools, three primary schools and one high school in the area. Alexandra has a growing population, with a younger demographic developing who enjoy the recreational lifestyle of the region. It is an affordable area to live and invest in property. The spectacular scenery of the riverside location and the proximity to the lakes and ski fields of the Southern Alps make Alexandra the ideal place to call home.

Click here to see a video of nearby Queenstown (only a 1hr 15min drive away).

How to apply

Email us for more information – enquiries@nzlocums.com.

Alternatively, contact Thomas Gay, Relationship Manager for a confidential discussion on our freephone number 0808 234 7853.

NZLocums is New Zealand’s only not-for-profit GP recruitment organisation.  www.nzlocums.com

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Vacancy – GP, Matamata, New Zealand (Salaried)

We are seeking a bright, enthusiastic locum initially for a minimum of six months with the opportunity to become a partner further down the track. Due to rapid growth of the patient register and on call capacity, the need has become paramount to employ another GP to assist with easing the workload.

Hobbiton, Matamata

Hobbiton, Matamata

  • April 2015 start date
  • Practice of seven long-term GPs and a stable solid staff team
  • Based in a hospital complex containing a pharmacy, Pathlab and Medex radiology with a private physio practice nearby
  • Excellent remuneration package
  • Relocation costs negotiable and initial subsidised accommodation assistance
  • Working ideally nine sessions a week, with one week night on call and 1:6 weekends
  • The practice provides external services to the local rest homes and other clinics
  • Idyllic family rural town
  • The town has two major supermarkets, all major banks, various sport and cultural clubs
  • A full spectrum of schooling facilities caters for kindergarten right through to tertiary education
  • See more here of this beautiful region

Surrounding the town are the lush farmlands famous for dairy farming and thoroughbred horses. It is in these rolling hills that the Hobbit and The Shire came to life. If you are looking for a bit of city life, Auckland is a two hour drive away.

How to apply

Email us for more information – enquiries@nzlocums.com.

Alternatively, contact Jacinta Sanders, Relationship Manager for a confidential discussion on our freephone number 0808 234 7853.

 

NZLocums is New Zealand’s only not-for-profit GP recruitment organisation.  www.nzlocums.com

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Vacancy – GP, Coromandel, New Zealand (Salaried)

Cathedral Cove, Coromandel

Cathedral Cove, Coromandel

We are seeking a permanent, part-time general practitioner to join this small Coromandel community. The practice has around 700 registered patients, a mix of Māori and Pākehā, from both low and high socio-economic demographics. The ideal working hours would be one session per day, five days per week.  However, the practice is very open to other options, such as three days on, two days off.

  • Warm and welcoming rural town
  • Located in the beautiful Coromandel
  • ‘Whanau centric’ or ‘all-encompassing’ approach to health care
  • Owned by Te Korowai Hauora o Hauraki, who deliver a comprehensive range of health and wellbeing services in the Hauraki, Thames, Coromandel regions
  • Very well set up practice with a dedicated team of nurses and admin staff, and kind patients
  • Surrounded by pristine beaches and native forests, the Coromandel is hard to beat
  • The climate is warm and temperate
  • Home of many artists and craftspeople
  • Auckland is only 2.5 hours’ drive away
  • Take a look at this video to see the clear blue sea and stunning landscape

How to apply

Email us for more information – enquiries@nzlocums.com.

Alternatively, contact Sarah Maguire, Relationship Manager for a confidential discussion on our freephone number 0808 234 7853.

NZLocums is New Zealand’s only not-for-profit GP recruitment organisation. www.nzlocums.com

 

Photo by Micknz at en.wikipedia

 

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Vacancy – GP, Waiheke Island, Hauraki Gulf, New Zealand (Salaried)

Waiheke Island

Waiheke Island

We are seeking a female General Practitioner to join this friendly group practice on Waiheke Island.  As we are an Accident and Medical (Urgent Care) Clinic, it would be beneficial to have trauma experience.  Working four days a week you will enjoy a work life balance that enables you to make the most of your location and community.

  • Waiheke boasts stunning white and golden sandy beaches, rocky foreshores, lush subtropical forest and estuaries rich in native bird life
  • The island lies just 17 kilometres off the coast of Auckland
  • A regular ferry service connects it with Downtown Auckland and is a 35 minute trip
  • The practice offers a very good remuneration package, with a vehicle and extra payment provided for afterhours work
  • The cost of your Annual Practicing Certificate, GP College or BPAC membership will be covered by the practice
  • As well as five weeks annual leave, you will receive five days paid study leave along with reimbursement of study fees
  • Assistance with relocation may be negotiated
  • The role is four days per week, normally working Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday. There may also be some rostered evening and weekend work
  • The GPs see between 20 – 30 patients per day in 15 minute appointments
  • A warm and friendly team, you will work alongside four other GPs (three part time and one full time)
  • Strong support is given from nurses, administration staff, and a practice manager
  • Waiheke Island offers a desirable lifestyle, with a temperate climate, beautiful scenery and friendly people
  • Click here for a video of this picturesque island

  How to apply Email us for more information – enquiries@nzlocums.com. Alternatively, contact Sarah Maguire, Relationship Manager for a confidential discussion on our freephone number 0808 234 7853. NZLocums is New Zealand’s only not-for-profit GP recruitment organisation.  www.nzlocums.com   Photo by pie4dan, Flickr, is licensed under CC

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