General Practitioner (Family Medicine)
Takaka, Golden Bay - view map
Contract: Long Term
Start date: As soon as possible
- GP or NP role
- 2 roles available - 12 months or 8 months
- Golden beaches and hot summers
We are currently looking to recruit an experienced General Practitioner or Nurse Practitioner to join the General Practice Team. This position will play a pivotal role in providing competent patient centred, culturally appropriate care that addresses individual and whanau health needs. You will be an integral part of our multi-disciplinary team that promotes wellness to our community.
We have two roles- a fixed term contract (12 months) where you will be working 9 sessions per week (4.5 days) and the second role is for 8 months working 6 sessions per week (3 days).
This practice is an integrated purpose built facility comprising general practice, acute admission needs, allied health services, midwifery services and visiting specialists. Duties will include general practice consultations as well as daily rotating cover of acute presentations, aged residential care medical support and the management of our five acute beds.
We have a six GP team with a supportive nursing staff and together they provide a range of services on site including point of care blood test, x-ray and simple fracture management, thrombolysis and IV treatments.
Golden Bay is 90 minutes from Nelson, and lies between Kahurangi and Abel Tasman National Parks. This thriving farming, holiday, and recreation area has a unique, relaxed atmosphere and vibrant culture.
This region is a popular holiday destination due to its diverse scenery and warm climate. Imagine a region with endless variety, where golden beaches, alpine valleys and tranquil fishing rivers share a close proximity with the sea.
This region is beautiful, unspoilt, and safe, with wonderful recreational opportunities (tramping, sailing, kayaking, horse riding, golf). There are great cafes and restaurants, outstanding pre-school, primary schools and a secondary school with an excellent record – this is a great place to live and raise a family.
See more of the region here.
How to apply
Contact Debra Wilson, Relationship Manager for a confidential discussion on +64 4 495 5880.OR