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Infectious Disease & General Medicine Consultant

A small city that offers a beautiful environment where it is easy to manage a work-life balance

  • A mild climate and a variety of activities, you will enjoy an outdoor lifestyle year round
  • Clear lakes, clean air, amazing beaches - the natural beauty is breathtaking
  • Provide clinical support to the Infection Prevention and Control Service
The Position
An opportunity is available for an Infectious Disease and General Medicine Specialist to join the Department of General Medicine. You will join a team that provides outpatient services, consultants on inpatients and provides clinical support to the Infection Prevention and Control Service. You will be joining 12 physicians who contribute to the general medicine intake and have the patients admitted, remain under your care.

Located in a provincial city, the hospital has 350 beds and cares for a total regional population of around 168,000. It is a teaching hospital that has close ties to major New Zealand Universities. The District Health Board is currently undergoing a transformational change programme to firmly establish itself as a high performing health system, making this a very exciting time to join. It is currently working on its investment in developing primary and community care services and relationships to move care into and closer to people’s homes.
The Location
Located 2 hour’s drive from the capital city and wine growing region, here you will enjoy an easy-going lifestyle in a friendly community made up of a variety of cultures. Living in this city offers the perks of urban living whilst still being able to enjoy the surrounding natural landscape of rural New Zealand, along with an unparalleled range of facilities and services that promote an active lifestyle.
The city is consistently ranked among the most affordable in New Zealand and offers a wide range of housing options from city apartments to suburban homes to farms and lifestyle blocks, enabling you to find your dream home in this wonderful region.
Essential Criteria
To be successful in applying for this position you must be eligible for vocational registration with the Medical Council of New Zealand and hold specialist qualifications. Unless you are a native English speaker you must also meet the English language proficiency requirements.  If you are unsure if you meet the selection criteria please forward a copy of your most recent resume and I will assess your eligibility and will advise you of your options.
Join a growing team in a forward-thinking District Health Board and see your career flourish. Contact Tara today on +61 2 8353 9075 or alternatively, email

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