Katikati - Ref 829002

General Practitioner

Katikati, Bay of Plenty - view map

Contract: Permanent
Start date: 1 April 2019

  • Warm sea-side town
  • Ideal base to explore North Island
  • Supportive and friendly team

Role

This dynamic practice is seeking a committed general practitioner to join the friendly team. There are two permanent positions, the first position starting 1 April 2019 (6 sessions per week) and the second position starting 1 September 2019 (8 sessions per week). There is minimal after hours at the After-hours Centre in Tauranga.

The successful applicant will be hard-working, motivated and have a great sense of humour. The role will include a variety of case presentations from accident and emergency medicine to long term condition management.

Practice

This centre is cornerstone-accredited and a teaching practice. You will be part of a well-qualified team with excellent support from reception and nursing staff. All practice nurses are PRIME trained and attend callouts with the on-call GP.

The practice is growing and currently has around 9,000 enrolled patients. The patient demographic is predominately Caucasian, around 10% Māori and an increasing Pacific Island and Indian community. There is a fairly large elderly patient base (65 years+).

Location

Katikati is a gorgeous town with a population of around 4,600. It is situated 30 minutes’ drive north of Tauranga in the North Island. With some of the best scenery New Zealand has on offer combined with a temperate coastal climate, many people from around the country and the world are considering Katikati an ideal place to live, work and play.

Schooling in the area ranges from pre-schools through to secondary schools. A private primary school is located in the area. There are a variety of services available in the centre of town, including two supermarkets, gift shops, clothing shops, butchers, cafes etc.

This is a growing community with great schools, art galleries, beaches and hiking trails nearby. Ski fields and major cities are around three hours drive away.

Take a look at the Bay of Plenty region here.

How to apply

Contact Jenny Butt, Relationship Manager for a confidential discussion on +64 4 495 5877

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