General Practitioner (Family Medicine)
Balclutha, South Island - view map
Contract: Short Term
Start date: 6 to 17 Feb OR 20 Feb to 3 March
- 6 to 17 Feb OR 20 Feb to 3 March
- Huge range of outdoor activities available
- Explore a beautiful area of the South Island
We are seeking a short-term GP to work 8 to 10 sessions per week with no on-call.
This tight knit team are looking for a natural team player who enjoys clinical variety and has a strong focus on patient quality. If you enjoy the benefits of a collegial and supportive team, are easy-going but well organised then this is the perfect role for you!
The facility is a truly integrated health centre incorporating a 15 bed medical ward, an 8,400 enrolled patient General Practice, Medical Assessment Unit, Primary Maternity Birthing Unit, onsite radiology and pathology services, a broad range of specialist outpatient clinics and supporting Community/Allied Health services which combine to produce a great working environment.
The practice operates weekdays from 9am to 9pm and from 9am to 6pm on weekends. The GPs see on average 20-22 patients per day with 15 minute appointments, plus 1 hour of administration time per day.
Balclutha is situated on the banks of the Clutha River, with Dunedin (the closest city) only an hour’s drive to the North. Balclutha is the gateway to the picturesque Catlins area and the Southern Scenic Route featuring spectacular coastal scenery and wildlife, with numerous outdoor recreational opportunities on offer. Expect rocky headlands, waterfalls and lakes, to yellow-eyed penguins, seals and dolphins. A good shopping centre catering for the local’s everyday needs is complemented by those in Dunedin with its abundance of fine restaurants and city shopping. There are several schools within Balclutha, with tertiary education available within the district. Balclutha offers the best of both worlds with rural living and a relaxed lifestyle with access to beaches and rivers, yet still close to a major city for dining, theatre and arts.
See the wide diversity of attractions on the South Island here.
How to apply
Contact Debra Wilson, Relationship Manager for a confidential discussion on +64 4 495 5880OR