Rotorua - Ref 903495

General Practitioner

Rotorua, New Zealand - view map

Contract: Permanent
Start date: 3 December 2019

  • Beautiful tourist city, warm climate
  • Purpose built facility
  • Relaxed and collaborative working environment


We are seeking a permanent General Practitioner (Family Medicine physician) to work 6 to 8 sessions (3 to 4 days) with some on-call (mostly 1-2 times per month).

The ideal candidate would be easy going and able to build rapport with patients. Your skills and contribution will be valued in Rotorua; General Practitioners and their families are welcomed into the community.


This is a purpose-built facility with 9 consultation rooms (used by 7 GPs and nurses), a minor surgery room, and a small patient holding room. The practice caters for around 31% high needs patients and 69% non-high needs. The patient demographic is 68% European, 19% Maori, 11% Pacifica and 2% other.

The practice is 3.5 kms from the center of Rotorua CBD. The local primary school, Lynmore Primary school is 1 km away and the nearest high school is Rotorua Lakes High School (3.1 kms away). The practice is located in a shopping complex with a physio and pharmacy as its neighbours. There is plenty of off-street parking, a café and other food outlets nearby.


Rotorua has long been an iconic tourism destination for both New Zealand travellers and international visitors. It is an adventure playground with a great range of activities to enjoy for any age. Rotorua is known for its beautiful lakes, spectacular geothermal attractions, stunning scenery, and its warm and friendly people.

In and around Rotorua you will find 16 lakes for fishing, kayaking and boating, as well as international mountain biking trails, walking trails and airport and excellent schools.  It is 40 minutes to the sea, 2 hours to the ski fields and 3 hours to New Zealand’s gateway city of Auckland.

Explore Rotorua’s popular local markets, boutique style shopping and a delicious variety of ethnic cuisines. There is so much more to discover in NZ’s coolest hot spot!

See more of the region here.

How to apply

Contact Jacinta Sanders, Relationship Manager for a confidential discussion on +64 4 495 5871.


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