General Practitioner - Hawkes Bay, NZ

Wairoa, NZ - North Island, New Zealand

This practice is situated in the glorious northern Hawkes Bay region with offering great remuneration and support.

  • Impressive $240,000 pa + plus on-call fees and allowances
  • Community & Maori Health opportunities
  • Picturesque location close to the national park, wineries, water sports and more
Salary on application

The Practice

This modern and fully computerised clinic features seven spacious GP and nurse rooms and a treatment room. It provides a great workplace and exciting opportunities to improve the health of the local community.

You will be working alongside a team of dedicated GPs who have a specialty in rural general medicine, experienced practice nurses who will assist you with triaging, screening, diabetes, immunisation and minor surgery and the front office area is managed by two extremely supportive receptionists. The Practice works closely with allied services including the laboratory, X-ray, pharmacist, physiotherapist as well as district nurses and Maori health organisations.

You will work two four-hour sessions per day, 8am to 5:30pm with a generous lunch break. On call is one in six with varying times depending on weekdays and weekends. Be rewarded accommodation and vehicle assistance to the value of $22,000 combined.

**Wavelength have placed a GP at this practice over 7 years ago who is loving it so much, she is still there!**

This is an extremely competitive pay rate and you won't find a better location, not to mention a warm and welcoming team who will look after you and make you feel right at home

The Location

This practice is located in a small and well-resourced rural town in the Hawkes Bay region, situated 1.5 hours North of Napier and 1 hour south of Gisborne. Approximately 65% of the population have Maori ancestry and this is reflected in the history of this beautiful area. The town has several primary and a secondary school which receives good Ministry of Education Reports. It features a lively town centre with all essential shops services and also offers a range of restaurants and cafes.

The region has a special and diverse beauty with its own beach and is also the access way to the popular beaches of Mahia Peninsula, as well as the wilderness area of Te Urewera National Park. Within the district you can enjoy fishing (trout and deep sea), surfing, diving, swimming, kayaking, boating, sailing, water skiing, rowing and hunting. Warm summers and mild winters mean most of these activities can be enjoyed year-round.

Essential Criteria

In order to be registered with the Medical Council of New Zealand as a GP, you must have worked at least 36 months of the past 48 months in a comparable health system or you will need to hold suitable postgraduate qualifications and have worked at least 24 months of the past 36 months in a comparable health system.

If this sounds like the ideal position for you, contact Jennifer today and make it happen!

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