Christchurch - Ref 748314

General Practitioner

Christchurch, New Zealand - view map

Contract: Permanent
Start date: As soon as possible

  • Semi-rural lifestyle 20 minutes from Christchurch
  • Long standing and supportive team
  • Negotiable salary package

Role

We are seeking a long term/permanent GP for a general practice in Rangiora, just outside of Christchurch. The clinic is conveniently located near the centre of the town, in a renovated house.

Staff includes three long standing GPs, all are fellows of the college and have been with the practice for many years. There are also five part-time practice nurses and administration staff. The clinic has five consulting rooms and two nurse treatment/triage rooms, with around 3800 registered patients.

The team are friendly and provide great support to each other; strong interaction is encouraged between all staff members.

The practice is open 8.30am – 5.30pm Monday to Friday, and GPs work four hour sessions: three hours of clinical work (15 minute appointments) and one hour for paperwork.

Services offered include accident and emergency care, Blood/Urine Tests, Cervical Smears, Childhood immunisations, Contraception and family planning, Diabetes checks, Disease management, ECG’s, Liquid Nitrogen, Minor Surgery, Insurance/Pre-employment Medical and Smoking Cessation Advise/Referral.

This practice is a member of the Rural Canterbury PHO (Primary Health Organisation).

Location

Rangiora is in the heart of the Waimakariri and is the district’s largest town, with a strong sense of community offering a quality lifestyle and only 20 minutes north of Christchurch.

Over recent years many families have moved into the town and new houses have been built and the town centre has been upgraded.

Nearby Christchurch is the largest city in New Zealand’s South Island, and the gateway to a huge range of activities and attractions throughout the island. It is easily accessible through the international airport and scenic rail services. Christchurch is currently going through an exciting time of development, and inside the city you will find modern, state of the art architecture alongside heritage buildings. You can also enjoy galleries, theatres and ample shopping. Affectionately known as the ‘Garden City’, there are plenty of parks and walks to enjoy. The city is bordered on the east by the Pacific Ocean, which provides long stretches of beautiful beaches, and the smaller bays of Banks Peninsula.

Within two hours of Christchurch you can ski at a world-class alpine resort, play golf, bungy jump, rafting, mountain bike, hike, wind surf, whale watch and visit internationally-acclaimed wineries and gardens.

See more about the South Island region here.

How to apply

Contact Sarah Maguire, Relationship Manager for a confidential discussion on +64 4 495 5888.

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