Patea - Ref 472675

Patea, Taranaki - view map

Contract: Permanent
Start date: As soon as possible

  • Hiking in the morning, surfing in the afternoon
  • Strong community focus
  • Negotiable remuneration package on offer


Our client is seeking a full time permanent general practitioner for their very friendly and busy practice.  You will be working 10 sessions per week, seeing approximately 20-25 patients per day with no on-call.  The right person will be a team player, supportive to nurses, and provide ongoing mentorship to all staff. A good sense of humour and time management skills will also help you in this role. A competitive salary package is on offer.


You will be supported by three practice nurses and administration staff. The practice hours are Monday to Friday 8.30am to 5.00pm.  Appointments are at 15 minute intervals and the patient roll is around 2200.  The local hospital is based in Hawera, and provides 24 hour emergency services. New Plymouth is home to the nearest base hospital.


Patea, in the region of Taranaki contains a Catholic primary school and a composite school (covering both primary and secondary education). There is also a public swimming pool and nearby Carlyle Beach and Mana Bay, offering excellent fishing, boating and surfing.  Mount Taranaki with its awe-inspiring snow-capped peak lies to the North. That’s where you’ll discover the stunning Dawson Falls. For shopping, the larger towns of Hawera and Wanganui are a short drive away. The city of New Plymouth can also be reached in just over an hour.

See more of the Taranaki region here.

How to apply

Contact Sarah Fearon, Relationship Manager for a confidential discussion on +64 4 495 5885


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